The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Omicron Invasion Stephen Goldin (Berkley 0-425-07131-6, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.50, 184pp, pb) [Family d’Alembert] Book 9 in the “Family D’Alembert” series, credited to “Doc” Smith “with” Stephen Goldin, but actually by Goldin alone.

The Omicron Invasion Stephen Goldin (Grafton 0-586-04342-X, Nov ’84, £1.75, 205pp, pb) [Family d’Alembert] Reprint (Berkley 1984) sf novel. [First U.K. edition] [Edward E. Smith]

Star Trek: Trek to Madworld Stephen Goldin (Bantam 0-533-29676-3, Dec ’84, $2.95, 177pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1978) Star Trek novelization. Third printing.

The Princess Bride William Goldman (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31532-4, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $3.50, 283pp, pb) Reissue (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1973) fantasy novel; 13th printing, with over 900,000 copies available. A classic of humorous fantasy by a master writer. Highly recommended. (CNB)

Maui: The Demigod Steven Goldsberry (Simon & Schuster 0-671-47788-9, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $18.95, 410pp, hc) Polynesia fantasy novel, illustrated with woodcuts by Dietrich Varez. It’s leisurely, episodic, and well-written. A first novel. (FCM)

The Steel Eye Chet Gottfried (Space & Time 0-917053-00-1, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $5.95, 151pp, tp) Sf/mystery novel featuring a hardboiled robot detective. This is the first book publication from Gordon Linzner of Space and Time Magazine.

Hellquad Ron Goulart (DAW 0-87997-949-6, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.50, 158pp, pb) Humorous sf novel in typical Goulartian style.

The Prisoner of Blackwood Castle Ron Goulart (Avon 0-380-88005-9, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $2.50, 174pp, pb) Humorous fantasy adventure novel.

The Nestling Charles L. Grant (Pocket 0-671-41989-7, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $3.50, 406pp, pb) Reissue (Pocket 1982) horror novel.

Night Songs Charles L. Grant (Pocket 0-671-45249-5, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $3.95, 346pp, pb) Horror novel.

Shadows 7 ed. Charles L. Grant (Doubleday 0-385-18943-5, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $11.95, 181pp, hc) Original anthology of 14 tales of horror and dark fantasy by Ramsey Campbell, Tanith Lee, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, and others.

Shadows II ed. Charles L. Grant (Berkley 0-425-07194-4, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.95, 215pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1979) original anthology of horror/fantasy stories.

The Alchemists Geary Gravel (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31397-6, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.95, 289pp, pb) [Alchemists] Sf novel, a promising first novel (FCM).

1982 Janine Alasdair Gray (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02094-3, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], £8.95, 345pp, hc) “Sadomaso-chistic fetishistic fantasy”, according to the author’s tongue-in-cheek blurb. Late in the book, God makes an appearance.

1982 Janine Alasdair Gray (Viking 0-670-51387-3, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $16.95, 346pp, hc) Reprint (Jonathan Cape 1984), first U.S. edition of the second novel by British award-winner Gray. It’s more mainstream than fantasy.

Unlikely Stories, Mostly Alasdair Gray (Penguin (US) 0-14-006925-9, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $6.95, 280pp, tp) Eccentric, fascinating collection of stories, drawings (by the author), and typographical curiosities. Recommended. (FCM) First U.S. edition (Canongate 1983).

The Fear of Samuel Walton Roger J. Green (Oxford University Press 0-19-271474-0, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $14.95, 233pp, hc) [Fear of Samuel Walton] Young-adult fantasy novel about an evil Stone. This is a British edition with an American price on it.

Chosen of Mida Sharon Green (DAW 0-87997-927-5, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $2.95, 365pp, pb) [Jalav, Amazon Warrior] Fantasy novel, third in the “Jalav” series, in the John Norman style.

Mind Guest Sharon Green (DAW 0-87997-973-9, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $3.50, 415pp, pb) [Diana Santee Spaceways Agent] Sf novel, start of a new series, “Diana Santee, Spaceways Agent”. It’s still another series in the John Norman vein.

The Warrior Rearmed Sharon Green (DAW 0-87997-895-3, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $2.95, 153pp, pb) [Terrilian] Fantasy novel in the John Norman mode, third in the series.

Daybreak on a Different Mountain Colin Greenland (Allen & Unwin 0-04-823255-6, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], £8.95, 246pp, hc) Fantasy novel, a first novel.

The Pandora Stone William Greenleaf (Ace 0-441-65089-9, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.75, 216pp, pb) [UNSA] Sf novel, set in the same universe as The Tartarus Incident.

The Seventh Swan Nicholas Stuart Grey (Tempo 0-441-75955-6, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.25, 197pp, pb) [Wild Swan] Reprint (Dobson 1962) fantasy novel carrying on the story of “The Wild Swan”. Gray’s best novel. Recommended. (CNB)

Apertures: A Study of the Writings of Brian Aldiss Brian Griffin & David Wingrove (Greenwood Press 0-313-23428-0, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $29.95, 261pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical study with a bibliography and index. [Brian W. Aldiss]

The Sword of Hachiman Lynn Guest (Zebra 0-8217-1104-0, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $3.50, pb) Fantasy adventure novel.

The Joy Makers James E. Gunn (Crown 0-517-55188-5, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $7.95, 213pp, hc) Reprint (Bantam 1961) sf novel. New foreword by George Zebrowski. Volume 2 of the “Classics of Modern Science Fiction” series.

Tiger! Tiger! James E. Gunn (Chris Drumm, 1984, $2.25, 55pp, ph) Sf novella written in 1952. Drumm Booklet #17.

The Identity Plunderers Isidore Haiblum (Signet 0-451-12826-5, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $2.50, 207pp, pb) [Siscoe; Block] Sf novel.

The Mutants Are Coming Isidore Haiblum (Doubleday 0-385-17513-2, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $11.95, 183pp, hc) [Mutants Are Coming] Sf novel.

Dead of Night: Horror Stories from Radio, Television and Films ed. Peter Haining (Stein & Day 0-8128-2848-8, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $14.95, 203pp, hc) Reprint (William Kimber 1981) horror anthology.

Perry’s Planet Jack C. Haldeman, II (Bantam 0-553-24193-1, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.95, 132pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1980) “Star Trek” novel. Third printing.

Vector Analysis Jack C. Haldeman, II (Ace 0-441-86071-0, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $2.50, 183pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley Putnam 1978) sf novel.

Planet of Judgement Joe W. Haldeman (Bantam 0-553-24168-0, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.95, 151pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1977) Star Trek novel; 4th printing.

Worlds Apart Joe W. Haldeman (Ace 0-441-91072-6, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.95, 227pp, pb) [Worlds] Reprint (Viking 1983) sf novel, second in the “Worlds” trilogy.

Slime John Halkin (Hamlyn 0-09-933840-8, 1984, £1.75, 252pp, pb) [Slither] Horror novel. [Not seen]

Science Fiction Book Review Index, Volume 13, 1982 Hal W. Hall (SFBRI 0-935064-08-7, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $5.50, 54pp, tp) Bibliography. Lists the sf book reviews from 1982.

Science Fiction Book Review Index, Volume 14, 1983 Hal W. Hall (SFBRI 0-935064-14-1, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $5.50 + $0.65 postage, 61pp, pb) Non-fiction; reference. Listing of book reviews from 1983. Includes many non-sf sources as well as the usual places.

The Godmothers Sandi Hall (Women’s Press (US) 0-7043-3888-2, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $6.95, 183pp, tp) Reissue (Women’s Press 1982) lesbian feminist pacifist sf novel.

The Ghost of Sherlock Holmes: Seventeen Supernatural Stories Leslie Halliwell (Granada/Academy Chicago 0-586-05995-4, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $5.95, 254pp, tp) Collection of ghost stories; all seem to be originals.

Mouth Open, Story Jump Out Grace Hallworth (Methuen 0-416-23550-6, Oct ’84, £5.50, 128pp, hc) Original young-adult collection of supernatural stories based on Trinidadian folklore. Pagination from Magnet 1987 edition. [Not seen]

The Ladies of Mandrigyn Barbara Hambly (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30919-7, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $2.95, 311pp, pb) [Sun Wolf] Fantasy novel of mercenaries training an unusual troupe. One of Hambly’s best. Recommended. (FCM)

The Shirt Off a Hanged Man’s Back Dennis Hamley (Andre Deutsch 0-233-97650-7, Oct ’84, £3.95, 160pp, tp) Young-adult occult collection. [Not seen]

Dragon Winter Niel Hancock (Warner 0-446-31209-6, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $2.95, 351pp, pb) Reprint (Popular Library 1978) fantasy novel.

Otherworld W. A. Harbinson (Corgi 0-552-12380-3, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], £2.50, 512pp, pb) A novel of “mysticism and evil” — turgid prose, matched with a lurid cover which can double as a reflector for readers who want a tan.

The Outrider Richard Harding (Pinnacle 0-523-42212-1, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.50, 213pp, pb) [Bonner (Outrider)] Post-holocaust survivalist adventure novel, first in a series.

The Outrider #3: Blood Highway Richard Harding (Pinnacle 0-523-42214-8, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.95, 209pp, pb) [Bonner (Outrider)] Post-holocaust series novel.

Master of the Five Magics Lyndon Hardy (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31907-9, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.95, 373pp, pb) [Arcadia] Reissue (Del Rey 1980) fantasy novel; 5th printing.

Secret of the Sixth Magic Lyndon Hardy (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30309-1, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.95, 366pp, pb) [Arcadia] Fantasy novel, sequel to Master of the Five Magics.

The Paradox Men Charles L. Harness (Crown 0-517-55433-X, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $8.95, 205pp, hc) Reprint (Bouregy & Curl 1953 as Flight Into Yesterday) sf novel. This edition has been extensively revised and should be considered the definitive text of a major sf novel. New foreword by George Zebrowski; new afterword by the author; plus a reprint of another foreword by Brian Aldiss as an afterword. (CNB)

Seven Citadels, Part 2: The Children of the Wind Geraldine Harris (Unicorn 0-04-823253-X, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], £2.50, 196pp, pb) [Seven Citadels] Reprint (Macmillan U.K. 1982) fantasy novel, #2 in a tetralogy.

Seven Citadels, Part 4: The Seventh Gate Geraldine Harris (Macmillan UK 0-333-34374-3, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], £6.50, 243pp, hc) [Seven Citadels] Strong conclusion to a young-adult fantasy tetralogy. Harris deepens her main characters and introduces some fascinating new ones, with colorful settings to match. (FCM)

Seven Citadels, Part 4: The Seventh Gate Geraldine Harris (Greenwillow 0-688-1759-2, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $9.00, 243pp, tp) [Seven Citadels] Fantasy novel, conclusion of a tetralogy. First U.S. edition (Macmillan U.K. 1984).

Captive Universe Harry Harrison (Ace 0-441-09142-3, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.75, 160pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1969) sf novel.

Homeworld Harry Harrison (Bantam 0-553-22647-9, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.50, 199pp, pb) [To the Stars] Reissue (Panther 1980) sf novel, “To the Stars” #1.

Make Room! Make Room! Harry Harrison (Ace 0-441-51605-X, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.95, 309pp, pb) Reissue (Doubleday 1966) sf novel.

Starworld Harry Harrison (Bantam 0-553-20780-6, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.50, 198pp, pb) [To the Stars] Reissue (Bantam 1981) sf novel, “To the Stars” #3; 5th printing.

West of Eden Harry Harrison (Bantam 0-553-05065-6, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $15.95, 483pp, hc) [Eden] Sf novel, illustrated by Bill Sanderson.

Wheelworld Harry Harrison (Bantam 0-553-20774-1, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.50, 181pp, pb) [To the Stars] Reissue (Bantam 1981) sf novel, “To the Stars” #2; 4th printing.

Viriconium Nights M. John Harrison (Ace 0-441-86570-4, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.75, 182pp, pb) [Viriconium] Collection of 8 stories set in the fantasy world Viriconium. Several seem to be originals.

The Traveling Grave L. P. Hartley (Everyman 0-460-01349-1, Jun ’84, £2.50, 240pp, pb) Reprint (Arkham House 1948) fantasy/horror collection. [Not seen]

A Rustle in the Grass Robin Hawdon (Hamlyn 0-09-933240-X, 1984, £1.95, 288pp, pb) Fantasy novel. [Not seen]

Timewars # 1: The Ivanhoe Gambit Simon Hawke (Ace 0-441-37762-9, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $2.75, 209pp, pb) [Time Wars] Time travel adventure novel, first in a series.

Timewars # 2: The Timekeeper Conspiracy Simon Hawke (Ace 0-441-81136-1, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $2.75, 215pp, pb) [Time Wars] The time travel adventure series continues, with a foray into the days of the Three Musketeers.

Timewars # 3: The Pimpernel Plot Simon Hawke (Ace 0-441-66409-1, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.75, 211pp, pb) [Time Wars] Sf novel, time travel adventure.

Job: A Comedy of Justice Robert A. Heinlein (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31649-5, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $16.95, 376pp, hc) Supernatural fantasy novel about “a modern-day test of faith.”

Job: A Comedy of Justice Robert A. Heinlein (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32060-3, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $75.00, 376pp, hc) Signed numbered limited edition of the above.

A Dove of the East and Other Stories Mark Helprin (Dell 0-440-32151-4, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $3.95, 219pp, pb) Reprint (Knopf 1975) collection of 20 stories, including some fantasies, by the author of Winter’s Tale.

Winter’s Tale Mark Helprin (Pocket 0-671-50987-X, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $4.50, 688pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1983) fantsy novel.

The Book of Frank Herbert Frank Herbert (Berkley 0-425-07464-1, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.75, 218pp, pb) Reissue (DAW 1973) collection, 4th Berkley printing.

Children of Dune Frank Herbert (Gollancz 0-575-03542-0, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], £9.95, 304pp, hc) [Dune] Reissue (Putnam 1976), “Dune” #3.

Dune Frank Herbert (Putnam 0-399-12896-4, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $16.95, 519pp, hc) [Dune] Reprint (Chilton 1965) of the start of the continuing sf series. This new hardcover edition should put the book back in libraries again.

Dune Frank Herbert (Berkley, Jun ’84 [May ’84], no price, 535pp, pb) [Dune] Special ABA edition of 500 copies, available free to members of the ABA who waited in line for autographs. Reissue (Chilton 1965) of the first novel in the sf series, with a movie tie-in cover and credits page but no stills. Listed only for record purposes.

Dune Frank Herbert (Berkley 0-425-08002-1, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $3.95, 535pp, pb) [Dune] Reissue (Chilton 1965), movie tie-in edition. 35th Berkley printing, this one for an amazing 1.4 million copies.

Dune Frank Herbert (Gollancz 0-575-03540-4, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], £9.95, 445pp, hc) [Dune] Reissue (Chilton 1965), first in the “Dune saga.”

Dune Messiah Frank Herbert (Gollancz 0-575-03541-2, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], £8.95, 181pp, hc) [Dune] Reissue (Putnam 1969), second novel in the “Dune” series.

Four Complete Novels Frank Herbert (Avenel, 1984, hc) Omnibus edition of four Herbert novels from an “instant remainder” publisher.

God Emperor of Dune Frank Herbert (Gollancz 0-575-03543-9, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], £9.95, 349pp, hc) [Dune] Reissue (Putnam 1981), “Dune” #4.

Heretics of Dune Frank Herbert (Gollancz 0-575-03423-8, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], £8.95, 384pp, hc) [Dune] This British edition of a book in the “Dune” sf series preceded the U.S. edition.

Heretics of Dune Frank Herbert (Putnam 0-399-12898-0, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $16.95, 480pp, hc) [Dune] First U.S. edition (Gollancz 1984). There is also a $75.00 limited signed edition [not seen].

The Santaroga Barrier Frank Herbert (Berkley 0-425-07468-4, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.75, 255pp, pb) Reissue (Berkley Medallion 1968) sf novel; 18th Berkley printing.

Whipping Star Frank Herbert (Berkley 0-425-06997-4, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.95, 188pp, pb) [Jorj X. McKie] Reissue (Berkley Medallion 1977) sf novel, 19th Berkley printing.

The Jesus Incident Frank Herbert & Bill Ransom (Berkley 0-425-07467-6, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $3.50, 416pp, pb) [Destination Void] Reissue (Berkley Putnam 1979) sf novel.

The Lazarus Effect Frank Herbert & Bill Ransom (Berkley 0-425-07129-4, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $3.50, 393pp, pb) [Destination Void] Reprint (Putnam 1983) sf novel, sequel to The Jesus Incident.

Domain James Herbert (NEL 0-450-06076-4, Jul ’84 [1984], £8.95, 380pp, hc) [Rats] Horror novel. [Not seen]

The Earth Goddess Richard Herley (Heinemann 0-434-32763-8, 1984, £8.95, 212pp, hc) [Pagans] Prehistoric sf novel. [Not seen]

The Dark Barbarian: The Writings of Robert E. Howard: A Critical Anthology ed. Don Herron (Greenwood Press 0-313-23281-4, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $29.95, 242pp, hc) Non-fiction, reference book. [Robert E. Howard]

The Wandering Jew Stefan Heym (Holt Rinehart & Winston 0-03-064153-5, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $14.95, 298pp, hc) English translation of a 1981 German novel, an irreverent philosophical fantasy. First U.S. edition (U.K. 1983).

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