The Coming Of The Terraphiles
BBC Books, Hardcover, 9781846079832, 352pp.
Publication Date: October 14, 2010
BBC Books' first Doctor Who 'Special', written by fantasy and sci-fi giant Michael Moorcock
A prolific writer of more than eighty works of fiction and non-fiction, including the Guardian Fiction Prize-winning The Condition of Muzak, and Mother London, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize, Michael Moorcock is the creator of such memorable characters as Elric, Jerry Cornelius and Colonel Pyat. Born in London in 1939, he now lives in Texas.
He is a giant. If you are at all interested in fantastic fiction, you must read Michael Moorcock,The greatest writer of post-Tolkien British fantasy,Moorcock has the bravura of a nineteenth-century novelist; he takes risks; he uses fiction as if it were a divining rod for the age's most significant concerns,The most important successor to Mervyn Peake and Wyndham Lewis,Delicious. The modern genre's most original voice has invited the Doctor into his multiverse for an adventure sparkling with wit and peril... Authentic Moorcock. Authentic Who. An essential read.