Michael Moorcock Books In Order

Below is a list of Michael Moorcock’s books in order of publication as well as in chronological order

Publication Order of Chronicles Of Corum Books

The Knight of the Swords(1971)
The Queen of the Swords(1971)
The King of the Swords(1971)
The Oak and the Ram(1973)
The Bull and the Spear(1973)
The Sword and the Stallion(1974)

Publication Order of Colonel Pyat Quartet Books

Byzantium Endures(1981)
The Laughter of Carthage(1984)
Jerusalem Commands(1992)
The Vengeance of Rome(1999)

Publication Order of Count Brass Books

Count Brass(1973)
The Champion of Garathorm(1973)
The Quest for Tanelorn(1975)

Publication Order of Dancers At The End Of Time Books

An Alien Heat(1972)
The Hollow Lands(1974)
Legends from the End of Time(1976)
The End of All Songs(1976)
The Transformation of Miss Mavis Ming / A Messiah at the End of Time(1977)
Elric at the End of Time(1981)

Publication Order of Elric Saga Books

The Vanishing Tower / The Sleeping Sorceress(1970)
Elric of Melniboné / The Dreaming City(With: P. Craig Russell)(1972)
The Sailor on the Seas of Fate(1976)
The Weird of the White Wolf / The White Wolf(1977)
The Bane of the Black Sword / Song of the Black Sword(1977)
Stormbringer(With: P. Craig Russell)(1977)
The Fortress of the Pearl(1989)
The Revenge of the Rose(1991)
The Dreamthief’s Daughter(2001)
The White Wolf’s Son(2005)
The Citadel of Forgotten Myths(2022)

Chronological Order of Elric Saga Books

Elric of Melniboné / The Dreaming City(With: P. Craig Russell)(1972)
The Fortress of the Pearl(1989)
The Sailor on the Seas of Fate(1976)
The Weird of the White Wolf / The White Wolf(1977)
The Vanishing Tower / The Sleeping Sorceress(1970)
The Revenge of the Rose(1991)
The Bane of the Black Sword / Song of the Black Sword(1977)
Stormbringer(With: P. Craig Russell)(1977)
The Dreamthief’s Daughter(2001)
The White Wolf’s Son(2005)
The Citadel of Forgotten Myths(2022)

Publication Order of Elric Saga Short Stories/Novellas

The Jade Man’s Eyes(1973)
The Return to Melniboné(1973)

Publication Order of Elric Saga Collections

with P. Craig Russell, Lovern Kindzierski

The Singing Citadel(1970)
Elric: Stormbringer(With: P. Craig Russell,Lovern Kindzierski)(1997)
Elric of Melniboné and Other Stories(2013)

Publication Order of Elric Saga Graphic Novels

The Dreaming City(With: Roy Thomas,P. Craig Russell)(1982)
Elric at the End of Time: The Graphic Novel(1987)
The Making of a Sorcerer(2005)
Elric: The Balance Lost, Vol. 1(2011)
Elric: The Balance Lost, Vol. 2(2011)
Elric: The Balance Lost, Vol. 3(2011)

Publication Order of Elric: The Moonbeam Roads Books

Daughter of Dreams(2013)
Destiny’s Brother(2013)
Son of the Wolf(2013)

Publication Order of Eternal Champion Books with Howard Chaykin

The Eternal Champion(1970)
Phoenix in Obsidian / The Silver Warriors(1970)
Corum: The Coming of Chaos(1972)
Earl Aubec and Other Stories(1979)
The Swords of Heaven, the Flowers of Hell(With: Howard Chaykin)(1979)
The Dragon in the Sword(1986)
The Roads Between The Worlds(1991)
A Nomad of the Time Streams(1999)
Kane of Old Mars(2000)
The Skrayling Tree: The Albino in America(2004)
When reading this series in chronological order, The Skrayling Tree comes after The Dragon in the Sword.

Publication Order of Jerry Cornelius Books

The Final Programme(1968)
A Cure for Cancer(1969)
The New Nature of the Catastrophe(With: Maxim Jakubowski,Langdon Jones)(1971)
The English Assassin(1972)
The Adventures of Una Persson & Catherine Cornelius in the 20th Century / Persson and Catherine(1976)
The Lives and Times of Jerry Cornelius(1976)
The Condition of Muzak(1978)
The Entropy Tango(1981)
The Opium General and Other Stories(1984)
Firing the Cathedral(2002)
Jerry Cornelius: His Lives and His Times(2014)
Pegging the President(2018)

Publication Order of Jerry Cornell Books

The Chinese Agent(1970)
The Russian Intelligence(1983)

Publication Order of Karl Glogauer Books

Behold the Man(1969)
Breakfast in the Ruins(1971)

Publication Order of Last Emperor Of Melnibone Books

The Stealer of Souls(2008)
To Rescue Tanelorn(2008)
The Sleeping Sorceress(2008)
Duke Elric(2009)
Elric in the Dream Realms(2009)
Swords and Roses(2010)

Publication Order of London Books

Mother London(1988)
King of the City(2000)

Publication Order of Michael Kane Books

Warriors of Mars / The City of the Beast(1965)
Blades of Mars / Lord of the Spiders(1965)
Barbarians of Mars / Masters of the Pit(1965)

Publication Order of Oswald Bastable Books

The Warlord of the Air(1971)
The Land Leviathan(1974)
The Steel Tsar(1981)

Publication Order of Runestaff/Hawkmoon Books

The Jewel in the Skull(1967)
The Mad God’s Amulet / Sorcerer’s Amulet(1968)
The Sword of the Dawn(1968)
The Runestaff / The Secret of the Runestaff(1969)

Publication Order of Sanctuary Of The White Friars Books

The Whispering Swarm(2014)
The Woods of Arcady(2023)

Publication Order of Second Ether Books

Fabulous Harbors(1995)
The War Amongst the Angels(1996)

Publication Order of Time Of The Hawklords Books with Michael Butterworth

The Time of the Hawklords(With: Michael Butterworth)(1976)
Queens of Deliria(By: Michael Butterworth)(1977)

Publication Order of Von Bek Family Books

The Sundered Worlds / The Blood Red Game(1962)
The War Hound and the World’s Pain(1981)
The Brothel in Rosenstrasse(1982)
The City in the Autumn Stars(1986)
Lunching with the Antichrist(1994)

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Wrecks of Time / The Rituals of Infinity(1965)
The Fireclown / The Winds of Limbo(1965)
The Twilight Man / The Shores of Death(1966)
The Deep Fix(With: James Colvin)(1966)
The Black Corridor(With: Hilary Bailey)(1969)
The Ice Schooner(1969)
The Time Dweller(1969)
The Distant Suns(With: Philip James)(1969)
The Golden Barge(1979)
The Great Rock ‘N’ Roll Swindle(1980)
Sailing to Utopia(1991)
Silverheart(With: Storm Constantine)(2000)

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

White Stars(1975)
Birds of the Moon(1995)

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Moorcock’s Book of Martyrs / Dying for Tomorrow(1976)
England Invaded(1977)
The Prince with the Silver Hand(1978)
My Experiences in the Third World War(1980)
Tales from the Texas Woods(1997)
London Bone(2002)
The Metatemporal Detective(2007)
The Best of Michael Moorcock(2009)
Sojan the Swordsman / Under the Warrior Star(2010)
Modem Times 2.0(With: Eleanor Arnason)(2011)
Moorcock’s Multiverse(2014)
Breakfast in the Ruins and Other Stories(2014)
Travelling to Utopia(2014)
The Brothel in Rosenstrasse and Other Stories(2014)

Publication Order of Graphic Novels with Don Lawrence, Ted Cowan

Michael Moorcock’s Multiverse(1999)
Karl the Viking, Vol. 2: The Voyage of the Sea Raiders(With: Don Lawrence,Ted Cowan)(2022)

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Retreat from Liberty(1984)
Letters From Hollywood(1986)
Law and Chaos: The Stormbringer Animated Film Projects(With: Wendy Pini)(1987)
Wizardry and Wild Romance: A Study of Epic Fantasy(1987)
Fantasy: The 100 Best Books(1988)
Death is No Obstacle(With: Colin Greenland)(1992)
The Sunday Books(With: Mervyn Peake)(2006)
Mervyn Peake: A Memoir(2006)
Into the Media Web: Selected Short Non-Fiction, 1956-2006(2010)
London Peculiar and Other Nonfiction(2012)

Publication Order of Best SF Stories From New Worlds Books with Norman Spinrad

Best S.F. Stories from New Worlds(1967)
Best SF Stories from New Worlds 2(1967)
Best SF Stories from New Worlds3(1968)
Best SF Stories from New Worlds 4(1969)
Best SF Stories from New Worlds 5(1969)
Best SF Stories from New Worlds 6(1970)

Publication Order of Doctor Who: Eleventh Doctor Books with Stella Duffy, Jenny Colgan

Coming of the Terraphiles(2010)
Into the Nowhere(By: Jenny Colgan)(2014)

Publication Order of Doctor Who: New Adventures Books

The Clockwise Man(By: Justin Richards)(2005)
The Monsters Inside(By: Stephen Cole)(2005)
Winner Takes All(By: Jacqueline Rayner)(2005)
The Deviant Strain(By: Justin Richards)(2005)
Only Human(By: Gareth Roberts)(2005)
The Stealers of Dreams(By: Steve Lyons)(2005)
The Stone Rose(By: Jacqueline Rayner)(2006)
The Feast of the Drowned(By: Stephen Cole)(2006)
The Resurrection Casket(By: Justin Richards)(2006)
The Nightmare of Black Island(By: Mike Tucker)(2006)
The Art of Destruction(By: Stephen Cole)(2006)
The Price of Paradise(By: Colin Brake)(2006)
The Pirate Loop(By: Simon Guerrier)(2007)
Sting of the Zygons(By: Stephen Cole)(2007)
The Last Dodo(By: Jacqueline Rayner)(2007)
Wooden Heart(By: Martin Day)(2007)
Sick Building(By: Paul Magrs)(2007)
Forever Autumn(By: Mark Morris)(2007)
Wetworld(By: Mark Michalowski)(2007)
Wishing Well(By: Trevor Baxendale)(2007)
The Pirate Loop(By: Simon Guerrier)(2007)
Peacemaker(By: James Swallow)(2007)
The Many Hands(By: Dale Smith)(2008)
Martha in the Mirror(By: Justin Richards)(2008)
Snowglobe 7(By: Mike Tucker)(2008)
The Many Hands(By: Dale Smith)(2008)
Ghosts of India(By: Mark Morris)(2008)
The Doctor Trap(By: Simon Messingham)(2008)
Shining Darkness(By: Mark Michalowski)(2008)
The Story of Martha(By: Dan Abnett)(2008)
The Eyeless(By: Lance Parkin)(2008)
Prisoner of the Daleks(By: Trevor Baxendale)(2009)
Judgement of the Judoon(By: Colin Brake)(2009)
The Slitheen Excursion(By: Simon Guerrier)(2009)
Prisoner of the Daleks(By: Trevor Baxendale)(2009)
The Taking of Chelsea 426(By: David Llewellyn)(2009)
Autonomy(By: Daniel Blythe)(2009)
The Krillitane Storm(By: Christopher Cooper)(2009)
The Glamour Chase(By: Gary Russell)(2010)
Nuclear Time(By: Oli Smith)(2010)
Apollo 23(By: Justin Richards)(2010)
Night of the Monsters(By: David Llewellyn)(2010)
The Forgotten Army(By: Brian Minchin)(2010)
Nuclear Time(By: Oli Smith)(2010)
The King’s Dragon(By: Una McCormack)(2010)
Coming of the Terraphiles(2010)
Dead of Winter(By: James Goss)(2011)
The Way Through the Woods(By: Una McCormack)(2011)
Hunter’s Moon(By: Paul Finch)(2011)
Touched by An Angel(By: Jonathan Morris)(2011)
Paradox Lost(By: George Mann)(2011)
Borrowed Time(By: Naomi Alderman)(2011)
The Silent Stars Go By(By: Dan Abnett)(2011)
Dark Horizons(By: Jenny Colgan)(2012)
The Dalek Generation(By: Nicholas Briggs)(2013)
Shroud of Sorrow(By: Tommy Donbavand)(2013)
Doctor Who: Plague of the Cybermen(By: Justin Richards)(2013)
The Crawling Terror(By: Mike Tucker)(2014)
Engines of War(By: George Mann)(2014)
Silhouette(By: Justin Richards)(2014)
Engines of War(By: George Mann)(2014)
The Blood Cell(By: James Goss)(2014)
Royal Blood(By: Una McCormack)(2015)
Deep Time(By: Trevor Baxendale)(2015)
In the Blood(By: Justin Richards,Jenny Colgan)(2016)
The Shining Man(By: Cavan Scott)(2017)
Diamond Dogs(By: Mike Tucker)(2017)
Plague City(By: Jonathan Morris)(2017)
The Good Doctor(By: Juno Dawson)(2018)
Molten Heart(By: Una McCormack)(2018)
Combat Magicks(By: Steve Cole)(2018)
At Childhood’s End(By: Sophie Aldred)(2020)

Publication Order of The Michael Moorcock Library Books by P. Craig Russell

Elric of Melniboné(With: Roy Thomas,Michael T. Gilbert,P. Craig Russell)(2015)
The Weird of the White Wolf(With: Roy Thomas,Michael T. Gilbert,P. Craig Russell)(2015)

Publication Order of Zenith: The Best in New British Science Fiction Books

with Lisa Tuttle, Stephen Baxter, Garry Douglas Kilworth, Storm Constantine, Brian M. Stableford, Ian Macdonald, Colin Greenland, Eric Brown, John Gribbin, David S. Garnett, Simon D. Ings, Jojo Bling, Elizabeth Sourbut

Zenith(By: Lisa Tuttle,David S. Garnett,Elizabeth Sourbut)(1989)
Zenith 2: The Best In New British Science Fiction(With: Lisa Tuttle,Stephen Baxter,Garry Douglas Kilworth,Storm Constantine,Brian M. Stableford,Ian Macdonald,Colin Greenland,Eric Brown,John Gribbin,David S. Garnett,Simon D. Ings,Jojo Bling)(1989)

Publication Order of Outspoken Authors Books

The Human Front(By: Ken MacLeod)(2001)
The Left Left Behind(By: Terry Bisson,Eleanor Arnason)(2009)
Lucky Strike(By: Kim Stanley Robinson)(2009)
The Underbelly(By: Gary Phillips,Eleanor Arnason)(2010)
Mammoths of the Great Plains(By: Eleanor Arnason)(2010)
The Wild Girls(By: Ursula K. Le Guin,Eleanor Arnason)(2011)
Modem Times 2.0(With: Eleanor Arnason)(2011)
The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow(By: Cory Doctorow,Eleanor Arnason)(2011)
Surfing the Gnarl(By: Rudy Rucker,Eleanor Arnason)(2012)
Report from Planet Midnight(By: Nalo Hopkinson,Eleanor Arnason)(2012)
The Science of Herself(By: Karen Joy Fowler,Eleanor Arnason)(2013)
Patty Hearst & The Twinkie Murders: A Tale of Two Trials(By: Eleanor Arnason,Paul Krassner)(2013)
New Taboos(By: John Shirley)(2013)
Raising Hell(By: Norman Spinrad,Eleanor Arnason)(2014)
My Life, My Body(By: Marge Piercy)(2015)
Gypsy(By: Carter Scholz,Eleanor Arnason)(2015)
Miracles Ain’t What They Used to Be(By: Joe R. Lansdale,Eleanor Arnason)(2016)
Fire.(By: Elizabeth Hand,Eleanor Arnason)(2017)
Totalitopia(By: John Crowley)(2017)
The Atheist in the Attic(By: Samuel R. Delany,Eleanor Arnason)(2018)
Thoreau’s Microscope(By: Michael Blumlein,Eleanor Arnason)(2018)
The Beatrix Gates(By: Rachel Pollack)(2019)
A City Made of Words(By: Paul Park)(2019)

Publication Order of Sexton Blake Library Books

The Silent Thunder Caper(By: Mark Hodder)(2014)
Sexton Blake and the Great War(By: Mark Hodder)(2020)
Sexton Blake and the Master Crooks(By: Mark Hodder)(2020)
Sexton Blake’s Allies(By: Mark Hodder)(2020)
Sexton Blake on the Home Front(By: Mark Hodder)(2021)
Sexton Blake’s New Order(By: Mark Hodder)(2021)
Sexton Blake: Caribbean Crisis & Voodoo Island(With: Mark Hodder)(2023)

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Traps of Time(1968)
Science Against Man(1970)
New World Quarterly 3(1972)
New World Quarterly #4(1972)
New Worlds 5(1973)
New Worlds 6(1975)
New Worlds Nine(1975)
Fantastic Stories Special – 1975 Sword & Sorcery Annual(1975)
Legends from the End(1976)
Before Armageddon, Vol. 1(1976)
New Worlds 10(1976)
The Best of British SF 2(1977)
Weird Heroes Volume 8(1977)
New Worlds(1983)
Great Fantasy(1983)
Exploring Fantasy Worlds(1985)
Tales From the Forbidden Planet(1987)
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats(1988)
Zenith 2: The Best In New British Science Fiction(1989)
Tarot Tales(1989)
Third Annual Collection(1989)
New World Quarterly 2(1993)
New Worlds No. 221(1996)
Pawn of Chaos(1996)
Year’s Best SF 3(1998)
The Furthest Horizon(2000)
The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases(2003)
Year’s Best SF 8(2003)
Breaking Windows(2003)
Cross Plains Universe(2006)
The Space Opera Renaissance(2006)
Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories(2007)
Fast Ships, Black Sails(2008)
The New Weird(2008)
The Mammoth Book of Extreme Fantasy(2008)
Kizuna: Fiction for Japan(2011)
Zenith Lives!(2012)
Old Mars(2013)
The Time Traveler’s Almanac(2013)
Fantasy For Good(2014)
Michael Moorcock’s Legends of the Multiverse(2017)
Reports from the Deep End(2023)

Michael Moorcock Profile

BornMichael John Moorcock, 18 December 1939, London, England
Pen nameBill BarclayWilliam Ewert BarclayMichael Barrington (with Barrington J. Bayley)Edward P. BradburyJames ColvinWarwick Colvin Jr.Desmond Reid (shared)
OccupationNovelist, journalist, script writer, musician, editor
GenreScience Fiction & Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Literature & Fiction
Literary movementNew Wave science fiction
Influences:Poul Anderson, Leigh Brackett, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Lord Dunsany, Robert E. Howard, Fritz Leiber, Mervyn Peake 
Notable worksNew Worlds 
Mother London
Pyat Quartet

More About Michael Moorcock

Michael Moorcock, born in London in 1939, is a prolific and influential English writer, renowned for his vast contributions to the fantasy and science fiction genres. His upbringing in the vibrant and culturally diverse areas of Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill Gate in London significantly influenced his fiction, providing a backdrop rich in inspiration and diversity.

Moorcock’s journey as a writer began early; he was already contributing to Outlaw’s Own Magazine from 1950 onwards while still at school. At the remarkably young age of 17, he became the editor of Tarzan Adventures, showcasing his early flair for narrative and storytelling. This period also saw him publish over a dozen of his own stories featuring Sojan the Swordsman, a character that hinted at the vivid imagination and complex worlds he would later create.

Moorcock’s first novel, “The Stealer of Souls,” was published in 1961, marking the beginning of a prolific writing career that spans over six decades. Known for continually revising his work, Moorcock’s novels often have updated editions, reflecting his commitment to refining his stories and themes. His writing, noted for its political content, delves into the world of politics not just through fiction but also through his active involvement in political activism.

One of Moorcock’s most famous creations is Elric of Melniboné, introduced in the novel “Elric of Melniboné.” Elric, an albino emperor with distinct white skin, white hair, and red eyes, is a character that breaks the mold of traditional fantasy heroes. Frail and dependent on drugs for strength, Elric’s introspective nature and consideration for social justice and tradition make him a unique and compelling protagonist. The first novel in the Elric series is set in the decadent land of Melniboné, a place of sorcerers, rituals, and dragons, where Elric’s humanistic desires clash with the expectations of his people.

Another notable work, “The Sailor on the Seas of Fate,” follows Elric’s adventures post his escape from a prison and his encounter with a mysterious ship carrying three Eternal Champions. This novel is a testament to Moorcock’s ability to weave complex narratives across multiple universes, exploring themes of identity, memory, and the eternal battle against the forces of Chaos.

Moorcock’s Elric tales are celebrated for their fast-paced, action-packed narratives, and the titular character’s introspection and complexity. The novels, often divided into distinct sections, provide readers with a rich, layered experience that combines sword & sorcery with profound character study.

Aside from his fantasy and science fiction works, Moorcock has also penned literary novels, showcasing his versatility as a writer. His contribution to literature has been recognized with numerous awards, and his influence extends far beyond his own works, impacting the broader fantasy and science fiction genres.

Living in County Cork, Ireland, with his wife Keiko Yoshida and their two children, Moorcock continues to be a towering figure in speculative fiction, revered for his imaginative worlds, complex characters, and the intricate interplay of his narratives.

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