‘The Elric Saga Volume One: Elric Of Melniboné’

The Elric Saga Volume One: Elric Of Melniboné

New York:  Saga, 2022 (February 15th) hardcover;
as “Elric Of Melniboné: The Elric Saga[,] Vol. 1”, on cover & spine;
edited by John Davey;
original price: $29·99;
xxviii + 723 pages;

I.S.B.N.: 978-1-5344-4568-0;
cover artist: (Gerald) Brom (+ interior);

also illustrated by John Collier (map), John Picacio, Robert Gould & Richard Hescox;
‘foreword’ by Neil Gaiman;
no British edition.

Elric of Melniboné — proud prince of ruins, kinslayer — call him what you will. He remains, together with maybe Jerry Cornelius, Moorcock’s most enduring, if not always most endearing, character…

The Elric Saga Volume One: Elric Of Melniboné is an omnibus containing (pretty much) the entire first half of the primary Elric saga; see below…

(+ later reprint[s])

p. viiOne Life, Furnished In Early Moorcock’ (short fiction, as ‘Foreword: “One Life, Furnished In Early Moorcock”’ on contents page) by Neil Gaiman;
p. xxviidedication page (for Elric Of Melniboné);
p. 1: Elric Of Melniboné;
p. 165: The Fortress Of The Pearl;
p. 391: The Sailor On The Seas Of Fate;
p. 558: The Weird Of The White Wolf;
p. 697: ‘The Elric Saga: A Reader’s Guide’ (non-fiction) by John Davey.

(Followed by The Elric Saga Volume Two: Stormbringer)

The Elric Saga Volume One: Elric Of Melniboné is available as an audiobook (download), narrated by Samuel Roukin; also as an e-book: 978-1-5344-4570-3.