Sojan the Swordsman: AND Under the Warrior Star

Sojan the Swordsman: AND Under the Warrior Star

by Michael MoorcockJoe R. Lansdale James L. Sutter and others

Publication Date: 23/11/2010

 
* Michael Moorcock's Sojan The Swordsman evisits the author's very first published character, the original incarnation of the Eternal Champion! Rewritten and expanded from its original appearance in Moorcock's self-published Tarzan Adventures fanzine, this tale of swordplay, airships, and bizarre landscapes sees the hero Sojan and his beloved Princess Noothar encountering strange races of men and even stranger monsters in a fast-paced adventure in the tradition of Edgar Rice Burroughs and Leigh Brackett. * Joe R. Lansdale's Under the Warrior Star is the tale of Brax Hooker, a freelance journalist whose world travels in search of adventure lead him to a secret laboratory in the Rocky Mountains where a rogue scientist is attempting to create a universe in minature. Having come to believe his life has lost meaning, Brax agrees to be the first traveler into this new Universe, venturing into a forest world of strange plants, weird creatures, and deadly warriors. There Brax leads a life of adventure, discovering danger, a ton of surprises, and the love of his life under the hazy blue light of an alien sun.
ISBN:
9781601252883
9781601252883
Category:
Science fiction
Publication Date:
23-11-2010
Publisher:
Paizo Publishing, LLC
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
260
Dimensions (mm):
231x155x17mm
Weight:
0.25kg
Michael Moorcock

Michael Moorcock is one of the most important figures in British SF and Fantasy literature. The author of many literary novels and stories in practically every genre, his novels have won and been shortlisted for numerous awards including the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, Whitbread and Guardian Fiction Prize.

In 1999, he was given the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award; in 2001, he was inducted into the SF Hall of Fame; and in 2007, he was named a SFWA Grandmaster. Michael Moorcock is also a musician who has performed since the seventies with his own band, the Deep Fix; and, as a member of the prog rock band, Hawkwind, won a gold disc. His tenure as editor of New Worlds magazine in the sixties and seventies is seen as the high watermark of SF editorship in the UK, and was crucial in the development of the SF New Wave.

Michael Moorcock's literary creations include Hawkmoon, Corum, Von Bek, Jerry Cornelius and, of course, his most famous character, Elric. He has been compared to, among others, Balzac, Dumas, Dickens, James Joyce, Ian Fleming, J.R.R. Tolkien and Robert E. Howard. Although born in London, he now splits his time between homes in Texas and Paris.

Joe R. Lansdale

Joe R. Lansdale is the author of more than a dozen novels, including Sunset and Sawdust, Rumble Tumble and The Bottoms.

He has received the British Fantasy Award, the American Mystery Award, the Edgar Award, the Grinzane Cavour Prize for Literature, and seven Bram Stoker Awards. He lives with his family in Nacogdoches, Texas.

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