Michael Moorcock is an English author of science fiction and fantasy novels. Moorcock is the author of several series, including the Elric Saga, Eternal Champion, Jerry Cornelius and Chronicles of Corum series (which are all connected in a Multiverse). Moorcock began editing Tarzan Adventures at age 17 (Edgar Rice Burroughs was a favourite growing up). He would go on to edit other publications like New Worlds. He says he could write upwards of 15,000 words in a day.

Michael Moorcock became a published novelist in 1961 with the novel The Stealer of Souls. He tends to revise much of his work, meaning that readers should always look for the latest editions of his work. Below is a list of Michael Moorcock’s books in order of publication as well as in chronological order:

Publication Order of Elric Saga Books


The Sleeping Sorceress(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elric of Menibone(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sailor on the Seas of Fate(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Weird of the White Wolf(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bane of the Black Sword(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stormbringer(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fortress of the Pearl(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Revenge of the Rose(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dreamthief's Daughter(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The White Wolf's Son: The Albino Underground(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Elric Saga Books


Elric of Menibone(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fortress of the Pearl(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sailor on the Seas of Fate(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Weird of the White Wolf(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sleeping Sorceress(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Revenge of the Rose(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bane of the Black Sword(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stormbringer(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dreamthief's Daughter(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The White Wolf's Son: The Albino Underground(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Elric Saga Short Stories


The Jade Man's Eyes(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Return to Melnibone(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Elric Saga Collections


The Singing Citadel(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Eternal Champion Books


The Eternal Champion(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Phoenix in Obsidian(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Corum: The Coming of Chaos(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Swords of Heaven, the Flowers of Hell(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dragon in the Sword(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Roads Between the Worlds(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Nomad of the Time Streams(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kane of Old Mars(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Skrayling Tree: The Albino in America(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Eternal Champion Books

When reading this series in chronological order, The Skrayling Tree comes after The Dragon in the Sword.

Publication Order of Eternal Champion Collections


Earl Aubec and Other Stories(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Michael Kane Books


Warriors of Mars(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blades of Mars(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Barbarians of Mars(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Runestaff Books


The Jewel in the Skull(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sorcerer's Amulet(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sword of the Dawn(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Runestaff(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Cornelius Quartet Books


The Final Programme(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cure for Cancer(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The English Assassin(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Condition of Muzak(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Jerry Cornelius Short Stories


The Entropy Tango(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Firing the Cathedral(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Jerry Cornelius Collections


The Lives and Times of Jerry Cornelius(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Opium General and Other Stories(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jerry Cornell's Comic Capers(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Karl Glogaver Books


Behold the Man(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Chronicles Of Corum Books


The Knight of the Swords(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Queen of the Swords(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The King of the Swords(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bull and the Spear(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Oak and the Ram(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sword and the Stallion(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Oswald Bastable Books


The Warlord of the Air(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Land Leviathan(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Steel Tsar(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Dancers At The End Of Time Books


An Alien Heat(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hollow Lands(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The End of All Songs(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Legends from the End of Time(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Transformation of Miss Mavis Ming(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elric at the End of Time(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Count Brass Books


Count Brass(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Champion of Garathorm(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Queen for Tanelorn(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Time Of The Hawklords Books


The Time of the Hawklords(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Queens of Deliria(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Von Bek Family Books


The Warhound and the World's Pain(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brothel in Rosenstrasse(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The City in the Autumn Stars(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Von Bek Family Collections


Lunching with the Antichrist(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Colonel Pyat Quartet Books


Byzantium Endures(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Laughter of Carthage(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jerusalem Commands(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vengeance of Rome(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Second Ether Books


Blood(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fabulous Harbors(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The War Amongst the Angels(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Last Emperor Of Melnibone Collections


The Stealer of Souls(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To Rescue Tanelorn(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sleeping Sorceress(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Duke Elric(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Dream Realms(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Swords and Roses(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Doctor Who: Eleventh Doctor Books


The Coming of Terraphiles(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Sanctuary Of The White Friar Books


The Whispering Swarm(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Standalone Novels


The Fireclown(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sundered Worlds(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Twilight Man(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Deep Fix(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Printer's Devil(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Somewhere in the Night(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wrecks of Time(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Black Corridor(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Time Dweller(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ice Schooner(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chinese Agent(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Breakfast in the Ruins(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Distant Suns(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Persson and Catherine(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Barge(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gloriana(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Russian Intelligence(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mother London(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sailing to Utopia(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
King of the City(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silverheart(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Short Story Collections


Moorcock's Book of Martyrs(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sojan(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
My Experiences in the Third World War(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Casablanca(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tales from the Texas Woods(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
London Bone(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cities(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Breaking Windows: A Fantastic Metropolis Sampler(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Metatemporal Detective(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best of Michael Moorcock(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Modem Times 2.0(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kizuna: Fiction for Japan(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zenith Lives! Obverse Quarterly(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sojan the Swordsman/Under the Warrior Star(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Travelling to Utopia(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Elric Saga Graphic Novels


Elric: The Dreaming City(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elric: Stormbringer(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elric: The Making of a Sorcerer(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elric: The Balance Lost Vol. 1(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elric: The Balance Lost Vol. 2(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Elric: The Balance Lost Vol. 3(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Graphic Novels


City of the Beast/Warriors of Mars(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order Non-Fiction Books


Wizardry and Wild Romance: A Study of Epic Fantasy(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fantasy: The 100 Best Books(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mervyn Peake: A Memoir(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Into the Media Web: Selected Short Non-Fiction, 1956-2006(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sunday Books(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
London Peculiar and Other Nonfiction(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Notes: There are multiple reading orders for Michael Moorcock’s series. For a full list of the reading order of Michael Moorcock’s books, see the suggested reading order on his forums.

The Sleeping Sorceress was also published as The Vanishing Tower. Elric of Melnibone was also published as The Dreaming City. The Bane of the Black Sword was also published as Song of the Black Sword. The graphic novel Elric: The Dreaming City was written by Roy Thomas. The graphic novel Elric: Stormbringer was written by P. Craig Russell. The graphic novel volumes Elric: The Balance Lost was written by Chris Roberson.

Phoenix in Obsidian was also published under the title The Silver Warriors. The Swords of Heaven, the Flowers of Hell was co-authored with Howard Chaykin. Warriors of Mars was also titled The City of the Beast. Blades of Mars is also known as Lord of the Spiders. Barbarians of Mars is alternatively titled Masters of the Pit. Sorcerer’s Amulet is also known as The Mad God’s Amulet. The Runestaff is also known as The Secret of the Runestaff. Persson and Catherine was originally titled The Adventures of Una Persson and Catherine Cornelius in the Twentieth Century. The Transformation of Miss Mavis Ming is also known as A Messiah at the End of Time.

The Time of the Hawklords series was written with Michael Butterworth. The Fireclock is also known as The Winds of Limbo. The Sundered Worlds was also titled The Blood Red Game. The Twilight Man was also published as The Shores of Death. The Wrecks of Time is also known as The Rituals of Infinity. Gloriana is also known as Gloriana, or the Unfulfill’d Queen. Moorcock’s Book of Martyrs was also titled Dying for Tomorrow. The Deep Fix was written as James Colvin. Printer’s Devil and Somewhere in the Night were written under the pen name Bill Barclay. The Black Corridor was co-authored with Hilary Bailey. The Distant Suns was co-authored with Philip James. Silverheart was co-authored with Storm Costantine.

The collection Cities was written with Peter Crowther, Paul Di Filippo, China Mieville and Geoff Ryman. Breaking Windows was co-authored by Barrington J. Bayley, China Mieville, James Sallis and Jeff VanderMeer. Kizuna was co-authored with Jon Courtenay-Grimwood, Katherine Govier, Robert M. Price and Andersen Prunty. Zenith Lives! was co-authored with Mark Hodder and Paul Magrs. Fantasy: The 100 Best Books was co-authored by James Cawthorn. The Sunday Books was co-authored by Mervyn Peake. Sojan the Swordsman is collected with Under the Warrior Star by Joe R. Lansdale.

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