Elric of Melnibone
MelnibonÚ: No longer the mighty empire that once dominated the world but a waning kingdom, dependent on trade from the human nations which have begun the challenge her power. On his ruby Throne sits the albino Elric - sorcerer and warrior. A melancholy philosopher at odds with his destiny. As fleets of marauders probe the defences of the Dragon Isle, Elric faces treachery within his own court - from Yyrkoon, the cruel and ambitious cousin who dreams of usurping him.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Grimshado - LibraryThing
By many of today's standards, the writing in Elric seems amateurish and unrefined. It his, however, a solid example of writing in the time it was written. I must confess that I have been slack in my ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cecrow - LibraryThing
The plot of this heroic fantasy from the 1970s is simple but Elric is well-drawn and his scenario is interesting: the virtually immortal emperor of an amoral people, he discovers morality and a ... Read full review