9780765324801

The Whispering Swarm Book One of The Sanctuary of the White Friars

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  • ISBN13:

    9780765324801

  • ISBN10:

    0765324806

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/29/2015
  • Publisher: Tor Books

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Summary

A celebrated fantasist returns with a unique excursion to a time-twisted realm hidden in the byways of London, city of his birth and his heart

Almost anyone who has read or written SF or fantasy has been inspired by the work of Michael Moorcock. His literary flair and grand sense of adventure have been evident since his controversial first novel Behold the Man, through the stories and novels featuring his most famous character, Elric of Melniboné, to his fantasy masterpiece, Gloriana, winner of both the Campbell Memorial and World Fantasy awards for best novel. Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, and Michael Chabon all cite Moorcock as a major influence; as editor of New Worlds magazine, he helped launch the careers of many of his contemporaries, including Harlan Ellison, Philip K. Dick, and J. G. Ballard.

Tor Books now proudly presents Moorcock's first independent novel in nine years, a tale both fantastical and autobiographical, a celebration of London and what it meant to be young there in the years after World War II. The Whispering Swarm is the first in a trilogy that will follow a young man named Michael as he simultaneously discovers himself and a secret realm hidden deep in the heart of London.

Author Biography

MICHAEL MOORCOCK, widely acknowledged as one of the premiere masters of SF and fantasy and selected byThe Times of London as one of the fifty greatest British writers since 1945, is the author of dozens of works of SF, fantasy, and mainstream fiction. He has received the World Fantasy Award for life achievement and was named an SFWA Grand Master in 2008. He lives in Texas.

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