Michael Moorcock: Jerry Cornelius: His Lives and His Times

Jerry Cornelius: His Lives and His Times


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Jerry Cornelius is an English assassin, physicist, rock star, and messiah to the Age of Science. Mainstay of the infamous and influential magazine NEW WORLDS and star of some of Moorcock's most celebrated novels, here are the short stories which made his name. Set in a shifting, fluid version of the counter-culture 1960s, the adventures of Jerry Cornelius were among the most prominent 'New Wave' SF books. Jerry Cornelius is one of the most remarkable and distinctive characters in Moorcock's work, and his time-travelling, trippy and bizarre adventures are must-reads. Contains a wide selection of Jerry Cornelius short stories, including THE NATURE OF THE CATASTROPHE, THE ENTROPY CIRCUIT, THE DELHI DIVISION and many more.

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Author: Michael Moorcock
Number of Pages: 416 pages
Published Date: 29 May 2014
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publication Country: London, United Kingdom
Language: English
ISBN: 9781473200722
Download Link: Click Here
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