Ice Schooner by Michael Moorcock

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ISBN 100425097064
ISBN 109780425097069
OCLC/WorldCa16161095

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"The Ice Schooner () is the second of Michael Moorcocks novels Ive read the first was the equally unremarkable adventure The Warlord of the Air (). The Ice Schooner, an homage to seafaring works of Joseph Conrad, functions as a standalone novel without the /5. The Ice Schooner, an homage to seafaring works of Joseph Conrad, functions as a standalone novel without the trappings of Moorcock's multi-verse mythology.

Despite the lack of explicit connection between this novel's hero and the "eternal champion" character archetype that features in so many of his works, one could argue that Konrad Arflane /5(17).

The Ice Schooner () is the second of Michael Moorcock’s novels I’ve read — the first was the equally unremarkable adventure The Warlord of the Air (). The Ice Schooner, an homage to seafaring works of Joseph Conrad, functions as a standalone novel without the trappings of Moorcock’s multi-verse n: The Ice Schooner NPR coverage of The Ice Schooner by Michael Moorcock.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Fire and Ice. Far beyond tomorrow, in the Age of the Ice Mother, one man leads the schooner Ice Spirit on a long and dangerous voyage into the darkest twilight of the unknown. At journey's end lies the heart of yesterday's legend, and perhaps the gateway to a new era the once-great city of New York.

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Michael Moorcock, The Ice Schooner (Berkley, )Michael Moorcock is a singularly prolific writer; the number of novels and short stories that has flowed from the man's pen is almost unforgivable.

Over the course of the last twenty years, I've read roughly a hundred of Moorcock's novels, maybe half again the same number of short stories/5(4).

The Ice Schooner was initially published as a 3-part serial in SF Impulse (#, Nov – Jan ) and then published in book form in (although later revised as new editions appeared).

Moorcock had already written and published “Behold the Man” and installments of the “cyberpunk” first Jerry Cornelius novel (The Final Programme), but for years had been unable to find someone. 36 rows  View all covers for The Ice Schooner (logged in users can change User Preferences to First published: Michael John Moorcock (born 18 December ) is an English writer and musician, primarily of science fiction and fantasy, who has also published literary is best known for his novels about the character Elric of Melniboné, a seminal influence on the field of fantasy since the s and '70s.

As editor of the British science fiction magazine New Worlds, from May until March Genre: Science fiction, fantasy, historical fiction. Editions for The Ice Schooner: (Hardcover published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Pa.

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The Jenny was an alleged English schooner and the subject of an unproven story goes that the Jenny became frozen in an ice-barrier of the Drake Passage inonly to be rediscovered in by a whaling ship, the bodies aboard being preserved by the Antarctic cold.

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The Ice Schooner, published in after being serialized inis pulp fiction at its pulpiest. It’s also possessed of one of the most straightforward taglines I’ve ever seen: “Aboard a lust-plagued ship they crossed a frozen hell to a city of legendary doom.”.

'The Ice Spirit' was one of Matthews' best-selling posters, taken from Michael Moorcock's intriguing tale The Ice Schooner, about a race of people in a future ice age, who make a great expedition to the far north in search of the legendary lost city of New York. Matthews remembers having great difficulty with the reflections whilst working on this illustration.5/5(2).

THE ICE SCHOONER. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. For one of the most prominent British New Wavers of the Sixties, Moorcock has written some very tame science fiction. This novel--first published in paperback in is an inoffensive effort set in a future Ice Age more severe than any past.

Find The Ice Schooner by Moorcock, Michael at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. “I, Saul, Teller of Tales, Keeper of Doves, Slayer of Wolves, shall tell the story of my times.” If you’ve ever wondered what if might be like to live during an ice age, The Ice People by Maggie Gee (; Richard Cohen Books) should probably be the next book you pick up.

I had never heard of the novel prior to this semester – nor of Maggie Gee, for that matter (though she’s written. I picked up four books by Moorcock. One with a cover by Frank Frazetta, another because it’s the book directly preceding the one with the Frazetta cover, a third because it’s supposed to be one of Moorcock’s best and I liked the cover.

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The Ice Schooner: A Tale Author Moorcock, Michael Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Near Fine Jacket condition Very Good Edition 1st Edition Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher U.S.A.: Harper & Row Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords SCIENCE FICTION,FANTASY,MICHAEL MOORCOCKBook Edition: 1st Edition.

A story of a post-apocalyptic ice age that bears more than a passing resemblance to Moby Dick. Throw in a pinch of Joseph Conrad and you've got a novel from Mr Moorcock.

A whaling captain looking for a new ship comes across a character dying on the ice. Saving this individual steers him to a quest to discover the legendary home of The Ice Mother. The Jenny was found frozen inside of an ice-barrier of the Drake Passage inalmost 20 years after it first disappeared in Link Link Link One of the most haunting aspects of the Jenny was the last entry in the log book, “May 4, Author: Tess Pfeifle.

This goes back a ways (toin fact) but "The Ice Schooner" is what occurred to me immediately. To be honest, I don't remember the details of the book - just the arresting image of a frozen Earth with large ships sailing over the ice.

By the way, the vessels in question are square-riggers, not schooners. When I was younger one of the things I loved in my home was artwork by Rodney Matthews and I still have a canvas print of his Ice Spirit on my wall.

I always knew that was inspired by the Michael Moorcock book The Ice Schooner but for some reason I never read it, even whilst reading the Corum, Hawkmoon, and Elric series in my Ice. The Benjamin S. Wright, a schooner, held in the ice at Square Island Harbor, William H.

Pierce, photographer, via the Library of Congress. Jonathan Wesley King shared a post. 1 photographic print: albumen.

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