These exceptional stories range effortlessly from the genre tales that continue to define fantasy to the authorÃ¢ÂÂs critically acclaimed mainstream works. Classic offerings include the Nebula AwardÃÂwinning novella ÃÂBehold the Man,Ã¢ÂÂ which introduces a time traveler and unlikely messiah that H.G. Wells never imagined; ÃÂThe Visible Men,Ã¢ÂÂ a recent tale of the ambiguous and androgynous secret agent Jerry Cornelius; the trilogy ÃÂMy Experiences in the Third World War,Ã¢ÂÂ where a Russian agent in an alternate Cambodia is powerless to prevent an inevitable march toward nuclear disaster; and ÃÂA Portrait in Ivory,Ã¢ÂÂ a Melibone story of troubled anti-hero Elric and his soul-stealing sword, Stormbringer.
Newer work handpicked by the expert editing team includes one previously unpublished story and three uncollected stories. With his finest stories finally collected in one volume, this book is a long-overdue tribute to an extraordinarily gifted, versatile, and much-beloved author.