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Old 01-13-2013, 08:45 PM   #1
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British Release of the works of Michael Moorcock coming

This may be old news - (the search feature on this site could use a little work...)

Thw works of Michael Moorcock are going to be release over the next 18 months or so, in well editted and proofed editions in the UK.

Here the link - http://blog.sfgateway.com/index.php/...unch-schedule/

We US fans of Jerry Cornelius are just out of luck.....
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:33 AM   #2
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I'm interested that you say "proofed", Ralph; many of SF Gateway's books are clearly NOT proofed - I've just read one that's clearly just raw OCR. Is there any reason to suppose that these will be well-proofed?
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:55 AM   #3
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:52 AM   #4
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I'm interested that you say "proofed", Ralph; many of SF Gateway's books are clearly NOT proofed - I've just read one that's clearly just raw OCR. Is there any reason to suppose that these will be well-proofed?

Slightly OT: I've found numerous Gateway titles that are abysmal in quality.

I'm a big fan of Moorcock's work and look forward to purchasing a complete library of quality-prepared ebooks.



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Old 01-14-2013, 03:58 PM   #5
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What is happening is that Gollancz is releasing completely new and revised p-book editions of his works.
Hopefully the Gateway ebook editions will be produced from the pbook editions, which should make the proofing better.
Here's the original announcement:
[I]Gollancz has announced a major two-year publishing project to release the entire science fiction and fantasy back catalogue of Michael Moorcock in both print and eBook editions, as well as a substantial amount of his literary fiction.

Starting in February 2013, the programme will bring back all of Moorcock’s genre works including Hawkmoon, Corum, Von Bek, the Eternal Champion books and, of course, his most famous creation, Elric. At the same time Gollancz will also publish Moorcock’s Jerry Cornelius novels, The Brothel in Rosenstrasse and other non-genre fiction.

The newly published books are definitive editions, carefully prepared with the author and his long-standing friend, bibliographer and editor, John Davey. The new versions will be particularly important to fans as they will present the Elric stories in a consistent internal chronological order together with associational material never previously published.

The books will be published by Gollancz as print omnibus editions with a matching livery. Individual eBooks will be published by SF Gateway, Gollancz’s ground-breaking online SF&F digital library of classic genre fiction. The programme begins with the publication of the last three Elric novels: Daughter of Dreams, Destiny’s Brother and Son of the Wolf.

“I am extremely pleased to be continuing a relationship with Victor Gollancz which began nearly fifty years ago,” said Moorcock. “This new programme will make available many of my books which have been hard to obtain in any form and will now be available in both print and electronic form in newly revised definitive editions prepared by myself and my long-standing friend and editor John Davey.”
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Old 01-15-2013, 07:05 PM   #6
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I hope the ebooks become available in the US. Moorcock was one of my favorite authors when I was a teenager and I still have all the Hawkmoon, Corum and Elric books in original paperback (i.e. 75 cents per copy purchased in the mid 70s). I've got most of the Elric and Hawkmoon stories in ebook since they are on Amazon but so far the Corum books (my favorites) don't seem to be available.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:40 PM   #7
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Considering that I've bought the original 6 Elric, Corum and 7 Hawkmoon books and turned them into ebooks for myself, I'm less than impressed by this announcement...
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Is there are particular reason that you capitalise the first letter of every word? It makes your posts quite hard to read.
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Is there are particular reason that you capitalise the first letter of every word? It makes your posts quite hard to read.
I posted that from my phone and it decided to capitalise everything.. lol

I have been messing with the settings tho, but I think it's ok now.
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