The Revenge of the Rose
"The Revenge of the Rose" is Michael Moorcock's newest, most captivating novel of Elric, the mad albino warrior with the vampire Black Sword. Now, Elric returns on the winds of a dragon to the ruined place of his birth, the Dreaming City. There, in the catacombs of his ancestors, he hears the tortured voice of his dead father. But to save his father's soul from eternal suffering, Elric must battle the princes of Hell itself - and put his faith in the hands of a woman. A woman called the Rose...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - helver - LibraryThing
For me, the most memorable part of this volume is the we finally get to meet Wheldrake, the poet that was quoted so often in the Dancers' books. Here he makes his appearance, and he seems to be ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Karlstar - LibraryThing
Another of the recent Elric adventures. This was written well after the original Elric short novels. This is more contemplative, more drawn out, less 'Melnibonean', as it were. I enjoyed it, but it just doesn't have the same fantastic feel as the original Elric novels. Read full review