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Michael Moorcock


(Michael John Moorcock)
UK flag (1939 - )
Husband of Hilary Bailey

aka Bill Barclay, Edward P Bradbury, James Colvin

Michael Moorcock is one of Britain's best-known and most respected novelists.

Editor of New Worlds on two occasions, he has won the Guardian Fiction Prize for The Condition of Muzak, the fourth Jerry Cornelius novel. He lives in Texas with his wife.
 
Series
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Michael Kane (as by Edward P Bradbury)
1. Warriors of Mars (1965)
     aka The City of the Beast
2. Blades of Mars (1965)
     aka Lord of the Spiders
3. Barbarians of Mars (1965)
     aka Masters of the Pit
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Runestaff
1. The Jewel in the Skull (1967)
2. Sorcerer's Amulet (1968)
     aka The Mad God's Amulet
3. The Sword of the Dawn (1968)
4. The Runestaff (1969)
     aka The Secret of the Runestaff
Hawkmoon (omnibus) (1992)
Jewel and Amulet (omnibus) (2015)
Sword and Runestaff (omnibus) (2015)
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Karl Glogaver
Behold the Man (1969)
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Elric: The Moonbeam Roads
1. Daughter of Dreams (2013)
2. Destiny's Brother (2013)
3. Son of the Wolf (2013)
The Moonbeam Roads (omnibus) (2014)
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Sanctuary of the White Friar
1. The Whispering Swarm (2015)
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Novels
The Fireclown (1965)
     aka The Winds of Limbo
The Sundered Worlds (1965)
     aka The Blood Red Game
The Deep Fix (1966) (as by James Colvin)
Printer's Devil (1966) (as by Bill Barclay)
Somewhere in the Night (1966) (as by Bill Barclay)
The Twilight Man (1966)
     aka The Shores of Death
The Wrecks of Time (1967)
     aka The Rituals of Infinity
The Black Corridor (1969) (with Hilary Bailey)
The Ice Schooner (1969)
The Time Dweller (1969)
The Chinese Agent (1970)
Breakfast in the Ruins (1971)
The Distant Suns (1975) (with Philip James)
The Golden Barge (1977)
Gloriana (1978)
     aka Gloriana, or the Unfulfill'd Queen
The Real Life Mr Newman (1979)
The Russian Intelligence (1980)
Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle (1980)
Mother London (1988)
Sailing to Utopia (1993)
King of the City (2000)
Silverheart (2000) (with Storm Constantine)
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Omnibus
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Collections
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Graphic Novels
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Novellas
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Series contributed to
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Michael Moorcock
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Short stories
Kings in Darkness (1962)
The Sundered Worlds [short story] (1962)
Master of Chaos (1964)
The Pleasure Garden of Felipe Sagittarius (1965) (as by James Colvin)
Behold the Man [short story] (1966)Nebula Awards
Wolf (1966) (as by James Colvin)
The Nature of the Catastrophe (1970)
Environment Problem (1973)
Pale Roses (1974)
The Stone Thing: A Tale of Strange Parts (1974)
Ancient Shadows (1975)
White Stars (1975)
The Minstrel Girl (1976)
Hanging the Fool (1989)
Colour (1991)Bram Stoker (nominee)
The White Pirate (1994)
No Ordinary Christian (1995)
Sir Milk and Blood (1996)
London Bone [short story] (1997)


Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novella winner (1968) : Behold the Man [short story]
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1972) : The Knight of the Swords
British Fantasy Society Best Novel winner (1973) : The Knight of the Swords
British Fantasy Society Best Novel winner (1974) : The King of the Swords
British Fantasy Society Best Novel winner (1976) : The Hollow Lands
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1977) : The Sailor on the Seas of Fate
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel winner (1979) : Gloriana
World Fantasy Best Novel winner (1979) : Gloriana
World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (1982) : The Warhound and the World's Pain
Bram Stoker Best Novellette nominee (1994) : Colour
World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement winner (2000)


Books about Michael Moorcock
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Michael Moorcock recommends
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The Winds of Gath (1967)
(Dumarest, book 1)
E C Tubb
"His reputation for fast-moving and colourful SF writing is unmatched by anyone in Britain."
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)
(Bladerunner, book 1)
Philip K Dick
"Dick is quietly producing serious fiction in a popular form and there is no greater praise."
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The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World (1969)
Harlan Ellison
"Written with an almost maniacal energy...the many Ellison enthusiasts here will be glad to have these stories available at last...including a longer, revised version of the Nebula-winning A Boy and His Dog."
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The Left Hand of Darkness (1969)
(Hainish)
Ursula K Le Guin
"As profuse and original in invention as The Lord of the Rings...Miss LeGuin makes this book something more than the graceful and accomplished fantasy it most certainly is."
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The Moment of Eclipse (1970)
Brian Aldiss
"Perhaps his best short story collection for a long while."
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The Pastel City (1971)
(Viriconium, book 1)
M John Harrison
"So much better than other novels in its field that I believe it will in time become a favourite classic among readers of science fantasy."
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Our Lady of Darkness (1977)
Fritz Leiber
"The best living American fantasy writer."
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Path of the Eclipse (1981)
(Saint-Germain, book 4)
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
"A demon-lover anyone would welcome with open veins!"
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Child of Fortune (1985)
(Second Starfaring Age, book 2)
Norman Spinrad
"An outstanding book on every level."
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Take Back Plenty (1990)
(Tabitha Jute, book 1)
Colin Greenland
"A great, big, magnificent, galaxy-shaking plot that will make you forget to eat and sleep!"
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Aisling (1993)
(Indigo, book 8)
Louise Cooper
"Louise Cooper is a magical storyteller."
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The Fourth Circle (1994)
Zoran živković
"Zoran Zivkovic is a subtle, intelligent, wonderfully inventive writer who brings a fresh point of view, an idiosyncratic angle of attack, to everything he produces. He is one of the finest writers currently at work in the 'New Europe.' Read him and celebrate."
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The Winter Inside (2000)
Christopher Kenworthy
"Fascinating and original."
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Space Wasters (2001)
David S Garnett
"Don't miss this class act."
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The Iron Grail (2002)
(Merlin Codex, book 2)
Robert Holdstock
"An inspired and original author."
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Iron Council (2004)
(New Crobuzon, book 3)
China Miéville
"A writer with a rare descriptive gift, an unusually observant eye for physical detail, for the sensuality and beauty of the ordinarily human as well as the thoroughly alien...utterly absorbing."
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The Dragon's Nine Sons (2008)
(Celestial Empire, book 1)
Chris Roberson
"A talented storyteller, he has a unique ear, a clever eye, an eloquence all too rare in modern fiction."
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The Enigmatic Pilot (2011)
Kris Saknussemm
"Enigmatic Pilot could have been written by a stripped down Pynchon. It's not just tasty -- it's delicious."
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Burning Bibles (2012)
Alan Wall
"A brilliant, thoughtful writer of enormous originality."
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Siege Of Stars (2012)
(Sigil Trilogy, book 1)
Henry Gee
"Great stuff...thoughtful, funny, original...everything you yearn to find in a very good contemporary SF novel...Really enjoyed it!."
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Pica (2016)
(Gaia Trilogy, book 1)
Jeff Gardiner
"Wonderful."
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The Witch of Torinia (2017)
(Tale of Valdur, book 2)
Clifford Beal
"I took a look- and was hooked. Check it out.Fast=paced, fantasy-historical adventure."

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