Michael Moorcock interview: have a very Moorcock Christmas (video format).

On the eve of the winter solstice, English fantasy author Michael Moorcock joins Andrew Sumner to discuss FP’s signed copy of his eagerly anticipated Elric novel, The Citadel of Forgotten Myths, as well as a number of other topics, including the appearance of the holiday season in Mike’s work (particularly in his final Jerry Cornelius novel, The Condition of Muzak); the paganism of the solstice; and A Christmas Carol We All Agree On.

Michael Moorcock was born on December 18, 1939 in London, England. He is best known for his fantasy and science fiction novels, particularly those set in the “Eternal Champion” series. The series revolves around a character named Elric, an albino sorcerer and swordsman who is one of several incarnations of the Eternal Champion, a hero who fights to restore balance to the universe.

Michael began his career as a writer in the 1950s, and his first published work was a science fiction short story called “The Sundered Worlds” in New Worlds magazine in 1955. He went on to write numerous science fiction and fantasy novels, including the Elric series, as well as scifi works such as the “Jerry Cornelius” series.

His work is known for its complex and multi-layered storytelling, as well as its exploration of philosophical and metaphysical themes. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the Nebula Award, the Hugo Award, and the World Fantasy Award.

In addition to his writing career, Moorcock has also been involved in music, both as a performer and as a manager for the band Hawkwind.

Michael Moorcock’s Runestaff novels to become BBC TV series.
Michael Moorcock’s Runestaff novels to become BBC TV series.

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