The Dancers at the End of Time (Eternal Champion, #10)

The Dancers at the End of Time Eternal Champion The Dancers at the End of Time is a series of science fiction novels and short stories written by Michael Moorcock the setting of which is the End of Time an era where entropy is king and the univer

The Dancers at the End of Time is a series of science fiction novels and short stories written by Michael Moorcock, the setting of which is the End of Time, an era where entropy is king and the universe has begun collapsing upon itself The inhabitants of this era are immortal decadents, creating flights of fancy using power rings which draw on energy devised and storedThe Dancers at the End of Time is a series of science fiction novels and short stories written by Michael Moorcock, the setting of which is the End of Time, an era where entropy is king and the universe has begun collapsing upon itself The inhabitants of this era are immortal decadents, creating flights of fancy using power rings which draw on energy devised and stored by their ancestors millions of years prior Time travel is possible, and throughout the series various points in time are visited and revisited space travelers are also common, but most residents of the End of Time find leaving the planet distasteful and clich d The title of the series is itself taken from a poem by a fictitious 19th Century poet, Ernest Wheldrake, which Mrs Amelia Underwood quotes in The End of All Songs.

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The Dancers at the End of Time (Eternal Champion, #10)

  1. Michael John Moorcock is an English writer primarily of science fiction and fantasy who has also published a number of literary novels Moorcock has mentioned The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Apple Cart by George Bernard Shaw and The Constable of St Nicholas by Edward Lester Arnold as the first three books which captured his imagination He became editor of Tarzan Adventures in 1956, at the age of sixteen, and later moved on to edit Sexton Blake Library As editor of the controversial British science fiction magazine New Worlds, from May 1964 until March 1971 and then again from 1976 to 1996, Moorcock fostered the development of the science fiction New Wave in the UK and indirectly in the United States His serialization of Norman Spinrad s Bug Jack Barron was notorious for causing British MPs to condemn in Parliament the Arts Council s funding of the magazine.During this time, he occasionally wrote under the pseudonym of James Colvin, a house pseudonym used by other critics on New Worlds A spoof obituary of Colvin appeared in New Worlds 197 January 1970 , written by William Barclay another Moorcock pseudonym Moorcock, indeed, makes much use of the initials JC , and not entirely coincidentally these are also the initials of Jesus Christ, the subject of his 1967 Nebula award winning novella Behold the Man, which tells the story of Karl Glogauer, a time traveller who takes on the role of Christ They are also the initials of various Eternal Champion Moorcock characters such as Jerry Cornelius, Jerry Cornell and Jherek Carnelian In recent years, Moorcock has taken to using Warwick Colvin, Jr as yet another pseudonym, particularly in his Second Ether fiction.

355 Reply to “The Dancers at the End of Time (Eternal Champion, #10)”

  1. A delightful romp through the past and the future If you like some romance and humor with your fantasy, quirky aliens, and a civilization of decadent and self indulgent immortals, you will enjoy this wonderful and unusual story.


  2. Oscar Wilde Would Have Loved It Michael Moorcock is one of the most literate and witty fantasists of the twentieth century His Elric Saga took the sword and sorcery epic far beyond standard tropes and created a literary tour de force The Dancers at the End of Time, which is a part of the Eternal Champions series, is full of the kind of wit and social satire that Oscar Wilde would have written.Jherek Carnelian is one of the glittering, amoral denizens who inhabit the world At The End of Time Magi [...]


  3. I have to admit, because of the last few books I ve read by Moorcock, I didn t have very high expectations for this book I was pleasantly surprised Some of the things in this book were a little ridiculous, but I expected that What really made this story interesting was the simplicity of the main character, Jherek Carnilian He lives in the society at the end of time, and has no concept of any negative emotion other than boredom He is the only one who wants a greater understanding of virtue To off [...]


  4. Poor hedonist Jherek Carnelian, forced to travel back and forth in time to woo his beloved and prim Mrs Underwood All this as a backdrop to allow Michael Moorcock s characters to philosophize about everything from architecture to parenting I wanted to like this book so much than I actually did An Alien Heat and The Hollow Lands were marvelous, great characters, nice paradox But then the End of All Songs was about 100 pages too long Once the sexual tension between Amelia and Jherek was released, [...]


  5. The denizens of Earth in it s final days have everything they want Michael Moorcocks best trilogy Funny, irreverant, and always on point.


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