Michael Moorcock - Quotes

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Some of my earliest work was in comics. I tend to think in pictures and always like to write scenes possessing the dynamic you find in comics. ---->>>

I come from an almost wholly secular background and have no quarrel with religion. ---->>>

I have a kind of innate sense of structure, which also makes me a good mimic. ---->>>

I really did have a very egalitarian upbringing. ---->>>

P.G. Wodehouse was a huge influence on me when I was younger, as were Edgar Rice Burroughs and George Bernard Shaw. ---->>>

I had this funny family. At one end, they were breeding dogs in south-east London - for greyhound racing - and at the other, my uncle was living in Downing Street. And I would actually go to Downing Street, which didn't strike me as funny. I'd get on the number 15 bus. ---->>>

I'd started doing fanzines from the age of nine. I'd been doing as many copies as you can get carbon paper into an upright typewriter, and I'd try to sell them at school. ---->>>

Though I don't have any serious argument with Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods', I believe that Americans cease to be Europeans - the land makes them become Americans. You see it happening all the time when you travel around America. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 12-18, 1939
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Occupation: Writer
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Michael John Moorcock (born 18 December 1939) is an English writer, primarily of science fiction and fantasy, who has also published literary novels. He is best known for his novels about the character Elric of Melniboné, a seminal influence on the field of fantasy in the 1960s and 1970s. As editor of the British science fiction magazine New Worlds, from May 1964 until March 1971 and then again from 1976 to 1996, Moorcock fostered the development of the science fiction "New Wave" in the UK and indirectly in the United States (wikipedia)