About the Author
Born in London in 1939, Michael Moorcock is a prolific and award-winning writer with more than 80 works of fiction and non-fiction to his name. He is best known for his novels about the character Elric of Melniboné, a seminal influence on the fantasy genre in the 1960s and ’70s. In 2008, the London Times named Moorcock in their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945."
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Michael Kane just happens to be a tall, good looking physicist who's also an expert sword-fighter. In the course of one of his experiments in matter transmission, he finds himself sent to a pre-historic Mars - one with a thriving civilization that just happens to appreciate human beauty and sword play. All hokeyness aside, I found this book to be very similar to Hawkmoon - an aspect of the Champion fights in a strange land; finds the girl, has to track her down across massive distances and defeat demigod-type beings to rescue her.Definitely not one of the more cerebral works, but easy to get into and quick to get out of.