Elric of Melniboné by Michael Moorcock

Elric of Melniboné

The Elric Saga #1

Michael Moorcock

181 pages first pub 1972 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous challenging dark slow-paced
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It is the color of a bleached skull, his flesh; and the long hair that flows below his shoulders is milk-white. From the tapering, beautiful head stare two slanting eyes, crimson and moody... He is Elric, Emperor of Melnibone, cursed with a keen a...

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Moods

adventurous 97%
dark 72%
mysterious 34%
tense 20%
reflective 17%
emotional 9%
sad 8%
funny 4%
inspiring 4%
hopeful 2%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 2%
challenging 1%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 46%
fast 43%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Plot: 36% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 35% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 29%

Loveable characters?

No: 44% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 68% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 12%

Average rating

3.62

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