moorcock


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moorcock

(ˈmʊəˌkɒk; ˈmɔː-)
n
(Animals) the male of the red grouse
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Noun1.moorcock - male red grouse
Lagopus scoticus, moorbird, moor-bird, moorfowl, moorgame, red grouse - reddish-brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain
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Kieran Foster, 19, of Moorcock Close, Middlesbrough, given a 12-month community order with 120 hours' unpaid work, ordered to pay PS120 costs with PS180 criminal court charges for driving while disqualified and handling stolen goods.
Shotley King's Head beat South Shields United 8-0, Burnopfield Hobson Golf were 3-0 winners over Easington Lane, Consett Scotch Arms defeated Hartlepool South Durham Social 7-3, Stanley Ox Inn triumphed 8-2 against Hartlepool The Lodge Bar, Oxhill Central edged out Coxhoe Red Lion 3-2 and Winlaton Highlander beat Peterlee Moorcock by the same score.
Some are very unusual, like Packie Cunningham's 'Heather where the Moorcock Crows' - not at all the expected song.
But it was from the original novel that Michael Moorcock borrowed the idea of the cursed sword to create the sword borne by Elric in The Stealer of Souls (1963) and its sequels.
It was thoughtfully marked with the pubs of the day between Marsden and Delph: The George, Moorcock Inn, Shepherd's Rest, Coach and Horses, Great Western, Floating Light, Globe Inn, Horse and Jockey.
The event takes place at The Moorcock Inn, Eggleston, and features teddy bears on sheep-back in a series of races plus demonstrations and other entertainment.
As a young teenager, it was science fiction, such as Heinlein, Asimov, Clarke, Dick and Moorcock.
Through my wife's friendship with the novelist Hilary Bailey and her then husband, the science fiction writer Michael Moorcock, we became friendly with Mervyn Peake and his wife Maeve.
Michael Moorcock is one of the best writers of the twentieth century, but his skill is not just in fantasy and science fiction.
With his phantasmagoria of swamp-dwelling kappas (a rural, mythical monster) infesting the Tokyo sewers, an underground underworld of gangsters and gumshoes, Italian meals with Japanese ingredients, Bach and Bob Dylan on the tapedeck, Zen puzzles and Zeno's paradoxes, strong overtone of Moorcock and Tolkien, trademarked cars and shaving-foam, the occasional break for a drink and a cigarette, and an end in exhausted slumber and total oblivion, Murakami goes a long way towards the truth of the matter.
Mervyn Peake may be best celebrated for his epic Gormenghast series and his illustrations of Treasure Island and Alice in Wonderland, but his work with Michael Moorcock in THE SUNDAY BOOKS offers stories of pirates, shipwrecks and more and comes with fine drawings.