The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Martians Go Home Fredric Brown (Grafton 0-586-07164-4, Nov ’87, £2.95, 203pp, pb) Reprint (Dutton 1955) hilarious sf novel, available in the UK for the first time. [First U.K. edition]

Pardon My Ghoulish Laughter Fredric Brown (Dennis McMillan 0-9609986-6-7, Oct ’87, $5.95, 163pp, tp) Reprint (Dennis McMillan 1986) collection of mystery stories, all involving vampires, voodoo, etc.; but only one is actually sf or fantasy. There is an introduction by Donald E. Westlake.

What Mad Universe Fredric Brown (Grafton 0-586-07163-6, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], £2.95, 238pp, pb) Reprint (Dutton 1949) humorous sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Unlikely Ones Mary Brown (SFBC #105403, Mar ’87, $5.50, 409pp, hc) Reprint (Century Hutchinson 1986) fantasy novel.

The Unlikely Ones Mary Brown (Arrow 0-09-950400-6, May ’87, £3.50, 426pp, pb) Reprint (Century 1986) fantasy novel.

The Unlikely Ones Mary Brown (Baen 0-671-65361-X, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.95, 426pp, pb) Reprint (Century-Hutchinson 1986) fantasy novel, an inventive new take on familiar motifs. You’ve never read a “talking animal” book like this one. Recommended. (FCM)

The Haunted House Rebecca Brown (Picador 0-330-29174-2, Apr ’87 [Dec ’87], £2.95, 139pp, tp) Reprint (Picador 1986) literary occult novel.

Stone 588 Gerald A. Browne (Chivers Press 0-86220-178-0, Feb ’87, £9.95, 640pp, hc) Reprint (Arbor House 1986) thriller with super-natural elements. Large Print edition.

Stone 588 Gerald A. Browne (Penguin 0-14-009223-4, Aug ’87, £3.50, 496pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1986) thriller with super-natural elements. [Not seen]

The Compleat Traveller in Black John Brunner (Methuen 0-413-14910-2, Apr ’87, £2.50, 232pp, pb) [Traveler in Black] Reprint (Bluejay 1986) fantasy collection. [First U.K. edition]

Interstellar Empire John Brunner (Arrow 0-09-938870-7, Aug ’87, £2.50, 256pp, pb) Reissue (DAW 1976) sf collection. Volume 4 in the Venture SF series.

More Things in Heaven John Brunner (DAW 0-88677-187-0, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $2.95, 221pp, pb) Reprint (Dell 1973) of a revision of The Astronauts Must Not Land (Ace 1963); sf novel.

The Shift Key John Brunner (Methuen 0-413-14920-X, May ’87, £2.50, 227pp, pb) Borderline sf novel.

Stand on Zanzibar John Brunner (Easton Press, 1987 [May ’87], price unknown, 507pp, hc) Reprint (Doubleday 1968) classic sf novel. Leatherbound “Collector’s Edition”, part of Easton’s “The Masterpieces of Science Fiction”, with a new introduction by David Brin and several illustrations (one full-color) by Vincent DiFate. Available by subscription only from The Easton Press; call 1-800-243-5160.

The Pig, the Prince & the Unicorn Karen A. Brush (Avon 0-380-75062-7, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $2.95, 216pp, pb) Fantasy novel. With the aid of a prince/bard, a witch, and a moray eel, the pig Quadroped must save the world from the evil Black Unicorn. Something of a satire, but it gets more serious than the scenario suggests.

The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars Steven Brust (Ace 0-441-08410-9, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $16.95, 210pp, hc) Fantasy novel, first in a series (by various authors), “Fairy Tales”, using classic stories as a jumping-off point for original novels. These are not just retellings of the original stories.

Rogue Moon Algis Budrys (Gollancz 0-575-03979-5, Apr ’87 [May ’87], £2.95, 173pp, tp) Reprint (Fawcett 1960) sf novel. Volume 11 of the Gollancz Classic SF series.

Who? Algis Budrys (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20314-5, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $3.50, 212pp, pb) Reprint (Pyramid 1958) sf novel. One of the classics of sf. This political novel of the cold war is still undated and powerful. (CNB)

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Vol. III ed. Algis Budrys (Bridge 0-88404-245-6, Apr ’87, $4.50, 429pp, pb) Original anthology of 14 stories plus essays by Pohl, Benford, Pournelle, and Hubbard. Later releases of the first edition have a sticker on the back cover correcting a typo in the ISBN.

Test of Honor Lois McMaster Bujold (SFBC #10681, May ’87, $7.98, 473pp, hc) [Miles Vorkosigan] Omnibus edition of related sf adventure novels.

The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov (Grove Press 0-802-13011-9, Sep ’87 [Nov ’87], $6.95, 402pp, tp) Reprint (Grove Press 1967) satanic/ironic fantasy novel, translated from the Russian by Mirra Ginsburg. This edition has a new biographical introduction by the translator. This is a different translation from the one issued by Harper & Row in 1967 and now available from the Science Fiction Book Club.

War for the Oaks Emma Bull (Ace 0-441-87073-2, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $3.50, 309pp, pb) Fantasy novel, the first Ace Fantasy Special and a first novel.

A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess (Hutchinson 0-09-168381-5, Feb ’87, £5.95, 64pp, tp) Adaptation of the classic sf novel as a play with music (both by Burgess). [Not seen]

The Eve of Saint Venus Anthony Burgess (Arena 0-09-941680-8, Sep ’87, £2.95, 125pp, tp) Reprint (Sidgwick & Jackson 1964) literary fantasy novel.

Graveyard Mason Burgess (Leisure 0-8439-2534-5, Oct ’87, $3.75, 320pp, pb) Horror novel. A one-time wimp returns from the grave to get revenge.

The Sensitives Herbert Burkholz (Atheneum 0-689-11842-2, Jul ’87 [Aug ’87], $18.95, 278pp, hc) [Sensitives] Thriller about telepathic espionage agents.

The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett (Windrush 1-85089-908-8, 1987 [Oct ’87], $12.95, 331pp, hc) Reprint (Heinemann 1911) juvenile fantasy novel, large print edition. U.S. distribution of British edition from Oxford Windrush.

The Adding Machine: Collected Essays William S. Burroughs (Seaver 0-7145-4073-0, Jul ’86 [Jan ’87], $16.95, 205pp, hc) Reprint (UK 1985) collection of essays including autobiography, literary criticism, and “far-out fantasy.” Published in 1986; missed.

The Place of Dead Roads William S. Burroughs (Paladin 0-586-08592-0, Apr ’87, £3.95, 268pp, tp) Reprint (John Calder 1983) of associational interest: Burroughs’ foray into the Western.

The Ticket That Exploded William S. Burroughs (Paladin 0-586-08591-2, Jan ’87, £3.50, 159pp, pb) [Nova Police] Reprint (Grove Press 1967) literary novel with sf elements.

The Demu Trilogy F. M. Busby (Pocket 0-671-53229-4, Jan ’87, $3.95, 522pp, pb) [Barton (Demu)] Reissue (Pocket 1980) omnibus of sf novels Cage a Man (1973), The Proud Enemy (1975), and End of the Line (1980), plus a short story.

Getting Home F. M. Busby (Ace 0-441-28267-9, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $2.95, 195pp, pb) Collection of 20 stories.

The Rebel Dynasty, Volume I F. M. Busby (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26954-2, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $4.95, 443pp, pb) [Bran Tregare] Omnibus of two space opera novels, Star Rebel (Bantam 1984) and Rebel’s Quest (Bantam 1984), in the “Hulzein Dynasty” series. Busby writes some of the best modern space opera. Recommended. (CNB)

The Rebel Dynasty, Volume II F. M. Busby (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26988-7, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $4.95, 475pp, pb) [Bran Tregare] Omnibus edition of The Alien Debt (Bantam 1984) and Rebel’s Seed (Bantam 1986), two parts of the “Hulzein Dynasty” space opera series.

Rebel’s Quest F. M. Busby (Orbit 0-7088-3578-3, Nov ’87, £2.50, 243pp, pb) [Bran Tregare] Reprint (Bantam 1985) sf novel. Volume 2 in the “Hulzein” series. [First U.K. edition]

Star Rebel F. M. Busby (Orbit 0-7088-8236-6, Aug ’87, £2.50, 216pp, pb) [Bran Tregare] Reprint (Bantam 1984) sf novel. Volume 1 in the “Hulzein” series. [First U.K. edition]

Aliens in the Home: The Child in Horror Fiction Sabine Büssing (Greenwood 0-313-25420-6, Mar ’87, $32.95, xxi + 203pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical study; there’s an appendix on horror films. “Contributions to the Study of Childhood and Youth, No. 4.”

Aliens in the Home: The Child in Horror Fiction Sabine Büssing (Greenwood 0-313-25426-5, May ’87 [Jun ’87], £31.95, 232pp, hc) Associational non-fiction study. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Dawn Octavia E. Butler (Warner 0-446-51363-6, May ’87, $15.95, 264pp, hc) [Xenogenesis] Sf novel of the far future.

Dawn Octavia E. Butler (Gollancz 0-575-04190-0, Oct ’87, £11.95, 272pp, hc) [Xenogenesis] Reprint (Warner 1987) sf novel. Volume 1 in the “Xenogenesis” trilogy. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Restless Nights: Selected Stories of Dino Buzzati Dino Buzzati (Carcanet 0-85635-684-0, Feb ’87, £4.95, 180pp, tp) Reprint (North Point Press 1984) collection including some sf. [Not seen]

Sugar and Other Stories Antonia Byatt (Scribner’s 0-684-18786-8, Jul ’87 [Aug ’87], $16.95, 248pp, hc) Collection of stories, some of which deal with ghosts and the afterlife.

Mindplayers Pat Cadigan (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26585-7, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.50, 276pp, pb) Sf novel on the border of cyberpunk (mostly cyber without the punk). A first novel about mind and technology. Recommended. (CNB)

Exit Earth Martin Caidin (Baen 0-671-65630-9, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $4.50, 638pp, pb) Sf near-future disaster novel. The cover says, “Soon to be a Major Motion Picture.”

Etheldreda Moyra Caldecott (Arkana 1-85063-070-4, Sep ’87, £4.95, 215pp, tp) Historical novel with fantasy elements. Distributed in the U.S. by Methuen at $8.95.

Guardians of the Tall Stones Moyra Caldecott (Arrow 0-09-942810-5, May ’87, £3.50, 630pp, tp) [Tall Stones] Reissue (Arrow 1986) fantasy omnibus.

The Silver Vortex Moyra Caldecott (Arrow 0-09-943840-2, May ’87, £3.50, 281pp, tp) [Tall Stones] Fantasy novel. A sequel to Guardians of the Tall Stones.

A Lion on Tharthee Grant D. Callin (Baen 0-671-65357-1, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $3.50, 342pp, pb) [Saturnalia] Sf novel, sequel to Saturnalia.

Castle of Crossed Destinies Italo Calvino (Picador 0-330-25586-X, May ’87, £3.50, 122pp, tp) Reissue (Secker & Warburg 1977) literary fantasy collection.

Cosmicomics Italo Calvino (Abacus 0-349-10484-0, Nov ’87 [Dec ’87], £3.50, 153pp, tp) Reissue (Harcourt, Brace & World 1968) literary fantasy collection.

Time and the Hunter Italo Calvino (Abacus 0-349-10485-9, Nov ’87 [Dec ’87], £3.50, 152pp, tp) Reissue (Harcourt, Brace & World 1969) literary fantasy collection.

Looking for Hamlet Hope Campbell (Macmillan 0-02-716400-4, Oct ’87, $14.95, 238pp, hc) Young-adult ghost story/romance/detective, subtitled “A Haunting at Deeping Lake”.

Cold Print Ramsey Campbell (Grafton 0-586-06364-1, Jun ’87, £2.95, 365pp, pb) Reprint (Scream/Press 1985) collection of horror stories related to the Cthulhu Mythos. [First U.K. edition]

Cold Print Ramsey Campbell (Tor 0-812-51660-5, Nov ’87, $4.50, 331pp, pb) Reprint (Scream/Press 1985) horror collection. It drops the J.K. Potter illustrations.

Dark Feasts Ramsey Campbell (Robinson 0-948164-47-6, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], £9.95, 339pp, hc) Horror collection.

Dark Feasts Ramsey Campbell (Robinson 0-948164-37-9, Sep ’87, £3.95, 339pp, tp) Trade paperback edition of the above.

The Doll Who Ate His Mother Ramsey Campbell (Arrow 0-09-953300-6, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], £2.95, 284pp, pb) Reprint (Bobbs-Merrill 1976) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Doll Who Ate His Mother Ramsey Campbell (Century 0-7126-1156-8, Dec ’87, £10.95, 284pp, hc) Reprint (Bobbs-Merril 1976) horror novel.

The Hungry Moon Ramsey Campbell (Century 0-7126-1441-9, Jan ’87 [Jun ’87], £9.95, 293pp, hc) Reprint (Macmillan 1986) horror novel.

The Hungry Moon Ramsey Campbell (Tor 0-812-51662-1, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $4.50, 360pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1986) horror novel.

The Hungry Moon Ramsey Campbell (Arrow 0-09-949190-7, Oct ’87, £2.95, 428pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1986) horror novel.

Scared Stiff: Tales of Sex and Death Ramsey Campbell (Scream/Press 0-910489-17-3, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $25.00, 173pp, hc) Collection of Campbell’s most outrageous “adult horror” stories (two original), illustrated by J.K. Potter. A boxed, signed edition of 250 copies was announced, but not seen.

Frankenstein David Campton & Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Beaver 0-09-949770-0, Oct ’87, £1.75, 143pp, pb) [Frankenstein] Juvenile horror novel. Volume 5 in the Fleshcreepers series.

Frankenstein David Campton & Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Hutchinson 0-09-173483-5, Oct ’87, £5.95, 144pp, hc) [Frankenstein] Hardcover edition of the above. [Not seen]

The Manse Lisa W. Cantrell (Tor 0-812-51674-5, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.95, 341pp, pb) Horror novel of evil on Halloween.

Water Song Mary Caraker (Popular Library Questar 0-445-20512-1, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $2.95, 214pp, pb) Sf novel of a water planet threatened by a changing climate.

Cardography Orson Scott Card (Hypatia Press 0-940-84102-9, Mar ’87, $17.95, 183pp, hc) Collection of 5 fantasy stories plus an introduction by David Hartwell plus a new afterword (and maps) by Card. Limited to 750 + 194 + 56 copies in various limited, signed states.

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