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Michael Moorcock

(Michael John Moorcock)
UK (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.


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


Karl Glogaver
Behold the Man (1969)







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)

Sanctuary of the White Friar
1. The Whispering Swarm (2015)
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)



Graphic Novels
Series contributed to

Anthologies edited

Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Michael Moorcock

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
The Deep Fix (1966)
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)

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
Michael Moorcock recommends
The Winds of Gath
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."
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
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."
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World
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."
The Left Hand of Darkness
The Left Hand of Darkness (1969)
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."
The Moment of Eclipse
The Moment of Eclipse (1970)
Brian Aldiss
"Perhaps his best short story collection for a long while."
The Pastel City
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."
Our Lady of Darkness
Our Lady of Darkness (1977)
Fritz Leiber
"The best living American fantasy writer."
Path of the Eclipse
Path of the Eclipse (1981)
(Saint-Germain, book 4)
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
"A demon-lover anyone would welcome with open veins!"
Child of Fortune
Child of Fortune (1985)
(Second Starfaring Age, book 2)
Norman Spinrad
"An outstanding book on every level."
Take Back Plenty
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!"
The Fourth Circle
The Fourth Circle (1993)
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."
Aisling (1993)
(Indigo, book 8)
Louise Cooper
"Louise Cooper is a magical storyteller."
The Winter Inside
The Winter Inside (2000)
Christopher Kenworthy
"Fascinating and original."
Space Wasters
Space Wasters (2001)
David S Garnett
"Don't miss this class act."
The Iron Grail
The Iron Grail (2002)
(Merlin Codex, book 2)
Robert Holdstock
"An inspired and original author."
Night Blooming
Night Blooming (2002)
(Saint-Germain, book 15)
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
"A remarkable combination of historical accuracy, exciting plot, and believable characters dominated by Ragoczy himself-a demon-lover anyone would welcome with open veins!"
The Best Science Fiction of E.C. Tubb
The Best Science Fiction of E.C. Tubb (2003)
E C Tubb
"His reputation for fast moving and colourful SF writing is unamtched by anyone in Britain."
The Talisman
The Talisman (2004)
(Sea Horses, book 2)
Louise Cooper
"Never has the battle of Order and Chaos been better recorded than in Louise Cooper's fantasies ... One of our finest writers of epic fantasy."
Iron Council
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."
Gifts (2004)
(Chronicles of the Western Shore, book 1)
Ursula K Le Guin
"At all times a storyteller par excellence."
The Dragon's Nine Sons
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."

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."
Burning Bibles (2012)
Alan Wall
"A brilliant, thoughtful writer of enormous originality."

The Raven's Banquet (2014)
(Richard Treadwell, book 2)
Clifford Beal
"I took a look—and was hooked. Check it out. Fast-paced fantasy / historical adventure."

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