Jerry Cornelius is the protagonist in a series of literary fiction novels by English novelist Michael Moorcock. The Jerry Cornelius character is a fictional secret agent and an adventurer – a hipster with ambiguous sexuality. The characters in the series often show up in other Moorcock novels.

The Cornelius Quartet began in 1968 with the novel The Final Programme and ended in 1977 with The Condition of Muzak, however there are also other related novels in the series. Below is a list of Michael Moorcock’s Jerry Cornelius books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order 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 Standalone Novels


Persson and Catherine(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order 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 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

Note: Persson and Catherine was originally titled The Adventures of Una Persson and Catherine Cornelius in the Twentieth Century.

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