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Elric: To Rescue Tanelorn (2008)

by Michael Moorcock

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Second of the Del Rey omnibus collections of Elric and related material. Obviously the Rackhir stories will be in a volume called 'To Rescue Tanelonr' as well, and they even throw in a Jerry Cornelius tale, and things like Sir Milk-and-Blood which have variant time and place incarnations of the Melnibonean, including Erekose in the short story version of The Eternal Champion.

To Rescue Tanelorn : THE ETERNAL CHAMPION - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : TO RESCUE TANELORN - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : THE LAST ENCHANTMENT - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : THE GREATER CONQUEROR - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : MASTER OF CHAOS - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : PHASE 1: A Jerry Cornelius Story - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : THE SINGING CITADEL - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : THE JADE MAN'S EYES - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : THE STONE THING - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : ELRIC AT THE END OF TIME - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : THE BLACK BLADE'S SONG - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : CRIMSON EYES - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : SIR MILK-AND-BLOOD - Michael Moorcock
To Rescue Tanelorn : THE ROAMING FOREST - Michael Moorcock

Erekose chooses a side, human or Eldren.

4 out of 5

Rackhir the Red Archer needs help to save his home.

4.5 out of 5

Elric, in a place so Chaotic that Stormbringer is just a normal sword gets to use his nouse instead.

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Simon of Byzantium looks to hire his sword out to Alexander, and they both have a bigger problem to deal with.

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Earl Aubec finds a sword, some monsters, and a woman of Law.

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A bit of a commando boat action and a sleeping sister, for Jerry.

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Elric meets Theleb K'aarna, and summons Arioch to rid him of a minor Lord.

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Elric and Moonglum travel to a different city in the Young Kingdoms, and with Duke Avan discover that the Jade Man is a being with whom Elric is all too familiar.

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Abrasive relations.

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With Elric around, some swordwork will happen. He isn't the only one carrying, either.

3.5 out of 5

Elric meets Count von Bek, and with Arioch, a Lord of Chaos, and Quelch revelating himself as a Lord of Law the Game of Time is afoot.

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Sexton Begg, in the course of investigating some murders, runs into Count von Bek and his black blade.

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A pair of IRA bombers don't realise that their 'release from active duty' involves The Black Sword.

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Rackhir the Red Archer travelling meets a princess of Immryr, luckily for him with what they get involved in.

4 out of 5

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0345498631, Paperback)

“Moorcock’s writing is intricate, fabulous, and mellifluous. Reading his words I was, and am, reminded of music. His novels are symphonic experiences. They dance and cry and bleed and make promises that can live only in the moment of their utterance.”
–from the Foreword by Walter Mosley, New York Times bestselling author of Blonde Faith and Devil in a Blue Dress

Elric of Melniboné. The name is like a magic spell, conjuring up the image of an albino champion and his cursed, vampiric sword, Stormbringer. Elric, the last emperor of a cruel and decadent race, rogue and adventurer, hero and murderer, lover and traitor, is mystery and paradox personified–a timeless testament to the creative achievement of Michael Moorcock, the most significant fantasy writer since Tolkien.

Now comes the second in this definitive series of Elric volumes. Gorgeously illustrated by acclaimed artist Michael Wm. Kaluta and including a new Introduction by Michael Moorcock, this collection features, along with Elric, such renowned characters as Erekosë, Rackhir the Red Archer, and Count Renark von Bek. Readers will delight in adventures that include “To Rescue Tanelorn . . .,” “Master of Chaos,” “The Singing Citadel,” “The Black Blade’s Song,” and the novella version of “The Eternal Champion.”

Elric: To Rescue Tanelorn is essential reading for every fantasy fan and provides indelible proof–if any was needed–of the genius of Michael Moorcock.

“The most significant UK author of sword and sorcery, a form he has both borrowed from and transformed.”
–The Encyclopedia of Fantasy

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