Order of Elric Books
The Elric Saga is a series of dark fantasy novels by English novelist Michael Moorcock. Elric of Melnibone is an anti-hero and the last emperor of a civilization called Melnibone. He is an accomplished sorcerer, able to summon powerful aliens.
The Elric Saga began in 1961 with the short story The Stealer of Souls. The first full-length novel in the series is 1972’s Elric of Melnibone. The series is currently ongoing. Below is a list of Michael Moorcock’s Elric Saga books in order of when they were originally published (and in chronological order when necessary):
Publication Order of Elric Saga Books
Chronological Order of Elric Saga Books
Publication Order of Elric Saga Short Stories
Publication Order of Elric Saga Collections
Publication Order Last Emperor Of Melnibone Collections
|The Stealer of Souls||(2008)|
|To Rescue Tanelorn||(2008)|
|The Sleeping Sorceress||(2008)|
|In the Dream Realms||(2009)|
|Swords and Roses||(2010)|
Publication Order Elric Saga Graphic Novels
|Elric: The Dreaming City||(1991)|
|Elric: The Making of a Sorcerer||(2007)|
|Elric: The Balance Lost Vol. 1||(2012)|
|Elric: The Balance Lost Vol. 2||(2012)|
|Elric: The Balance Lost Vol. 3||(2012)|
Notes: For more on the chronological order of the Elric books, please see the FAQ on Michael Moorcock’s 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.