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The Best Michael Moorcock Books

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Vote for the Michael Moorcock novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Michael Moorcock books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Michael Moorcock is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. He is known both for his literary novels as well as his many science fiction and fantasy books. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Michael Moorcock who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

Behold the Man and The Chinese Agent are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list. What are Michael Moorcock's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Dancers at the End of Time
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    • First Published: 1981
    • Genres (Book): Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Speculative fiction, Short story
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Elric of Melniboné
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    • First Published: 1972
    • Subjects: Epic film
    • Genres (Book): Fantasy
    • Original Language: English
  • The Queen of the Swords
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    • First Published: Jan 01 1971
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Behold the Man
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    Michael Moorcock
    • First Published: 1969
    • Subjects: Historicity of Jesus, Time travel
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Runestaff
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    • First Published: 1969
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Cornelius Quartet
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    Michael Moorcock
    • Subjects: Anarchism
    • Genres (Book): Science Fiction, Speculative fiction, Literary fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Jewel in the Skull
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    Michael Moorcock
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Warlord of the Air
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    Michael Moorcock
    • First Published: 1971
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Steampunk, Alternate history, Fiction, Science Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Laughter of Carthage
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    Michael Moorcock
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Literary fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Gloriana
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    Michael Moorcock
    • First Published: 1978
    • Subjects: Seduction
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Legends from the End of Time
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    • First Published: Jan 01 1976
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Byzantium Endures
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    Michael Moorcock
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
    • First Published: 1972
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Literary fiction, Science Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Jerusalem Commands
    15
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    Michael Moorcock
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction, Literary fiction, Science Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Mad God's Amulet
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    Michael Moorcock
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Short story, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Eternal Champion
    18
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    Michael Moorcock
    • Subjects: Epic film
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Horror Film, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Metatemporal Detective
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    • Subjects: Short story
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction, Short story, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The City in the Autumn Stars
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    • First Published: 1986
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Chinese Agent
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    Michael Moorcock
    • First Published: 1970
    • Subjects: Adventure
    • Genres (Book): Comic novel, Spy fiction, Comedy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • A Nomad of the Time Streams
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    • First Published: 1982
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language
  • The Coming of the Terraphiles
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    • Genres (Book): Science Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Mother London
    24
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    Michael Moorcock
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Fiction, Literary fiction, Science Fiction
    • Original Language: English Language
  • Phoenix in Obsidian
    25
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    Michael Moorcock
    • Genres (Book): Speculative fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy
    • Original Language: English Language