A brand-new edition of the second vel in Moorcock's acclaimed steampunk series. Oswald Bastable visits an alternate 1904. Here, he discovers that most of the Western world has been devastated by a short, yet horrific, war fought with futuristic devices and biological weapons. An Afro-American Black Attila is conquering the remnants of the Western nations, destroyed by the wars, in an attempt to bring civilization and social order.
Michael Moorcock is an acclaimed British science fiction and fantasy author. He has written many highly regarded series, including the Elric, Hawkmoon and Corum sequences. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America named him a Grandmaster of SF in 2008 and he has won the Nebula, John W. Campbell, World Fantasy, British Fantasy and Bram Stoker Awards.