Authors: Michael Moorcock
Elric The Stealer of Souls
is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.
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Copyright © 2008 by Michael Moorcock and Linda Moorcock
Foreword copyright © 2008 by Alan Moore
Illustrations copyright © 2008 by John Picacio
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The stories contained in this work originally appeared in various science fiction magazines.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Elric the stealer of souls/Michael Moorcock.
p. cm.—(Chronicles of the Last Emperor of Melniboné vol. 1) The first of a series of six volumes collecting Michael Moorcock’s Elric stories. Included in this volume: “The Dreaming City,” “While the Gods Laugh,” “The Stealer of Souls,” “Kings of Darkness,” and “The Flamebringers” (formerly collected as The Stealer of Souls) and “Dead God’s Homecoming,” “Black Sword’s Brothers,” “Sad Giant’s Shield,” and “Doomed Lord’s Passing” (formerly collected as Stormbringer).
1. Elric of Melniboné (Fictitious character)—Fiction. 2. Albinos and albinism—Fiction. 3. Swordsmen—Fiction. 4. Fantasy fiction, English. I. Title.