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Sojan the Swordsman

By Michael Moorcock

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The Michael Moorcock Collection presents for the first time, definitive editions of Michael Moorcock's most influential work, fully revised and updated by the author.

Sojan the Swordsman is Michael Moorcock's very first published character, the precursor to the Eternal Champion. Heavily influenced by the pulp tales of Robert E. Howard and Edgar Rice Burroughs, this is the tale of the hero Sojan Shieldbearer as he travels across the planet Zylor encountering strange races and even stranger monsters in a fast-paced adventure in the tradition of John Carter of Mars and Esau Cairns of Almuric.

Biographical Notes

Michael Moorcock (1939 - )

Michael Moorcock is one of the most important figures in British SF and Fantasy of the last twentieth century. The author of many literary novels and stories in practically every genre, he has won and been short-listed for many awards including the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Booker, Whitbread and Guardian Fiction Prize. He is also a musician who performed in the sixties and seventies with his own band, The Deep Fix, and as a member of the prog rock band Hawkwind, has won a platinum disc. His tenure as editor of New Worlds magazine in the second half of the sixties is seen as the high watermark of SF editorship in the UK, and was crucial in the development of the New Wave. Michael Moorcock's literary creations include Hawkmoon, Corum, Von Bek, Jerry Cornelius and, of course, his most famous character, Elric. He has been compared, among others, to Balzac, Dumas, Dickens, James, Joyce, Ian Fleming. J.R.R. Tolkien, and Robert E Howard. Although born in London, he now makes his home in Texas.

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  • ISBN: 9780575078901
  • Publication date: 11 Apr 2013
  • Page count: 180
  • Imprint: Gateway
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