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So I want to explain why I can’t do this book in detail. We learn that Karl has chronic problems with women, homosexual tendencies, an interest in the mooorcock of Jungand many neurosesincluding a messiah complex. I’m reminded here of a review possibly spoof that slags Lord of the Rings off for borrowing from Harry Potter. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.


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Write a customer review. Moorcock asks the question, what if the details of the foundation of Christianity are wrong? Almost like the outpouring of a spiteful teenager.

Discover Te Book Box for Kids. In the end, determined to live the story of Jesus to its decidedly bitter end, he orders a puzzled Judas to betray him to the Romans, and dies on the cross.

The style is rather disjointed and fluctuates behokd tenses and perspectives first-person versus third-personand the story is told in non-chronological fragments. Let’s even call them apostles…. A fabulous concept – almost worth the 5 star th on its own – which is developed in an admirable way, making your head spin. The Atrocity Exhibition Ballard, J. Still, it was probably a realistic ending in its way. By interpolating numerous memories and flashbacks, Moorcock tells the parallel story of Karl’s troubled past in 20th century London, and tries to explain why he’s willing to risk everything to meet Jesus.


There are also some alternate interpretations of biblical events that are certainly provocative, but any Christian with a theological approach should see the reason for Moorcock’s plot choices. It goes without saying neither writer appropriated the revered book for commercial gain, rather ideological exposition. While most people know Michael Moorcock from the Elric stories, for my money, the best Moorcock stories are the ones only tangently related to the Eternal champion saga.

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His next book, a history of love songs, moorcofk forthcoming from Oxford University Press.