771Some remarks on Moorcock
- Oct 3, 1999Some of you know my older son John, who's attended a couple of Mythcons. He
recently was reading Michael Moorcock, and made the following comments, which
I thought were interesting. He said I could pass this along:
> > You know the Michael Moorcock books I've been reading. My take on them:I said:
> > *this* is the sort of atmosphere that the writer of the Thomas Covenant
> > books was vainly trying to achieve.
> Interesting! how would you describe that atmosphere?John's reply:
<<Dark, tortured, trying to look for truth but never able to get a handle on
it, coming from a world of cruelty as assumed common place but wanting some
kind of moral sense, murk and "unholiness" (at least in the terms of this
I haven't read much Moorcock, but on the whole, thought this made sense.