‘The End Of All Songs’

The End Of All Songs

New York:  Harper & Row, 1976 (July) hardcover;
sub-titled “Volume Three of a Trilogy ‘The Dancers at the End of Time’” on title page;
original price:  $8·95;
271 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-06-012999-9;
cover artist:  Randall Richmond.

Third volume of what is probably Moorcock’s best-loved trilogy, ‘The Dancers At The End Of Time’, a lyrical, romantic comedy of errors in which the decadent, immortal inhabitants of Earth in its very last days meet the reluctant Victorian time-traveller, Mrs. Amelia Underwood.  It was collected in The Dancers At The End Of Time (1981) with An Alien Heat and The Hollow Lands.

(Preceded by The Hollow Lands)

First edition
(+ later Science Fiction Book Club ed.).
First British edition:  London: Hart-Davis, MacGibbon hardcover, 1976 (November 29th);
original price:  £3·95;
307 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-246-10942-4;
cover artist:  Rodney Matthews.

New York: Avon paperback, 1978 (June);
original price:  $1·75;
275 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-380-01964-7;
cover artist:  Stanislaw Fernandes.

New York: Ace paperback, 1988 (February);
original price:  $3·50;
259 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  0-441-13662-1;
cover artist:  Robert Gould.

First paperback edition:  St. Albans: Mayflower paperback, 1977 (September 1st);
original price:  95p;
307 pages;
I.S.B.N.:  583-12105-5.

1977 p/b edition, reprinted Mayflower/Granada (1978 & ’79).
Granada p/b ed., 0- 583-12105-5 (1980, £1·25), reprinted 1984 (£1·95).

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The End Of All Songs is also available as an e-book: 9780575109223.