276°
Posted 20 hours ago

The Dancers at the End of Time (S.F. MASTERWORKS)

£6.495£12.99Clearance
ZTS2023's avatar
Shared by
ZTS2023
Joined in 2023
82
63

About this deal

Madness may be said to be a tendency to simplify, into easily grasped metaphors, the nature of the world. Last year, during the long, hot summer of 2014, a couple of tons of vintage studio gear were bundled into an ancient church on the charming and picturesque village of Ventnor on the Isle of Wight. We're hundreds of thousands of years into the future where the remaining humans (only a handful, it appears) are in complete control of their surroundings.

Chronicling the transformation of Miss Mavis Ming and the parts played by Doctor Volospion, his fellow residents at the End of Time, and Mr Emmanuel Bloom, also known as The Fireclown. In this series Moorcock flexes his incredible imagination and takes that decadant period and applies it to a Dying Earth whose inhabitants are totally devoid of all basic moral ideas. You see, these suffering-free denizens of this future age do continue one aspect of our current day world - they indulge each other with entertainment and amusements. The humor is absurd and cheeky, things that generally have no right to be funny are instead hilarious. He proceeds to explain that energy can be drawn from any existing reality within the multiverse; this, combined with the technology that "recycled" time in the underground school, can be used to sustain the Earth forever.Amelia Underwood ( the real great character of the novels who steals the show if you ask me, a 19th century Lady that is kidnapped ) and their love story and subsequent changes in the chaotic nature of the end of time. Following a masquerade with the theme of Childhood, Werther is passionately overcome and engages in sexual intercourse with Catherine. Their polar difference plays a mayor role in their relationship which is often very funny as well as incredibly cute. I have to admit that I am not the biggest fan of those classic authors since I read them begrudgingly in highschool, and I can't say that I very much loved them but I do appreciate what they did.

The Hollow Lands picks up where An Alien Heat left off: Jherek Carnelian is back in his own distant future time, out on a jaunt with his mother, The Iron Orchid. Spasavanje svijeta sa Novim Suncem mi je eto odmah bila asocijacija na Wolfeovog Severiana i njegove avanture. For, you see, darling, as we in our modern world have collected the artifacts of ancient and traditional cultures to be put on display in our museums, so individuals in this future world create menageries out of all forms of life in the universe; oh, yes, even aliens from other planets or time travelers from other times are placed on display for the amusement of guests who care to take a leisurely stroll between having sex on a satin chaise lounge and trading witticisms in their host's plush drawing room. Sometimes, after you've just finished killing a man with a horse shoe because you were out of bullets for instance, you need to read something light and funny to make you forget about all the carnage you've wrought. The story climaxes with Werther's suicide by jumping from his tower unaided by his parachute and his subsequent resurrection.London - When Jherek finally reaches 19th century London, he meets and takes a train ride with none other than H. Most of the lyrics were lifted from or based on text in novels from his The Dancers at the End of Time trilogy. Werther de Goethe is named for the main character of Goethe's novel The Sorrows of Young Werther and for Goethe himself, and is likewise angst ridden. Elric at the End of Time" is one of two Elric short stories included in the eponymous collection, Elric at the End of Time.

The police catch up with the fleeing couple, but are interrupted in their attempted arrest by the appearance of the Lat, the Iron Orchid and a number of other residents of the End of Time. When Lord Jagged offers to send both her and Jherek into the future, out of the time loop and after the end of the world to start a new civilisation, they accept. There are also myriad other very colorful characters who I won’t even try to describe because I would be here all day. Kooky Air Car - All the familiar faces from An Alien Heat gather about Jherek and the Iron Orchid, My Lady Clarlotina, Werther de Goethe, Lord Jagged among their number. He is the father of Jherek by the Iron Orchid, and is later shown to be manipulating various events that occur in the series.The albums were produced by Spirits Burning leader Don Falcone, and included contributions from Albert Bouchard and other members of Blue Öyster Cult, as well as former members of Hawkwind. Love is difficult, even impossible, to explain to another, especially if that other person is a being incapable themselves of such impassioned, hot-blooded feelings.

Jherek looked about him, contemplating the enterprise afresh and wondering if it were not becoming too complicated.

Unfortunately I felt the conclusion of this saga really let it down resulting in a rather average two stars from me.

Asda Great Deal

Free UK shipping. 15 day free returns.
Community Updates
*So you can easily identify outgoing links on our site, we've marked them with an "*" symbol. Links on our site are monetised, but this never affects which deals get posted. Find more info in our FAQs and About Us page.
New Comment