The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Past Through Tomorrow Vol. 2 Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-04005-4, Sep ’87, £2.95, 347pp, pb) [Future History] Reissue (Putnam 1967, in one volume) sf collection. Part of the “Future History” series.

The Puppet Masters Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-40578-8, Mar ’87, £2.50, 224pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1951) sf novel.

Red Planet Robert A. Heinlein (Pan 0-330-10712-7, Feb ’87, £1.95, 173pp, pb) Reissue (Scribner’s 1949) sf novel.

Rocketship Galileo Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-00695-6, Aug ’87, £1.95, 159pp, pb) Reissue (Scribner’s 1947) sf novel.

Sixth Column Robert A. Heinlein (Baen 0-671-65374-1, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.50, 248pp, pb) Reprint (Gnome Press 1949) sf novel; also issued as The Day After Tomorrow.

Space Family Stone Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-04223-5, Oct ’87, £2.25, 171pp, pb) Reissue (Scribner’s 1952 as The Rolling Stones) sf novel.

Star Beast Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-00829-0, Oct ’87, £2.25, 173pp, pb) Reissue (Scribner’s 1954) sf novel.

Starman Jones Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-03040-7, Aug ’87, £2.50, 207pp, pb) Reissue (Scribner’s 1953) sf novel.

Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-00573-9, Aug ’87, £2.50, 222pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1959) sf novel.

Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein (Ace 0-441-78358-9, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.50, 208pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam’s 1959) classic military sf novel. Hugo winner (1960).

Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein (Ace 0-441-79034-8, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.95, 438pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1961) science fiction novel. Umpteenth printing (it hasn’t been out of print since 1961) of one of the most famous of sf novels. Highly recommended. (CNB)

Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-00403-1, Aug ’87, £3.50, 400pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1961) sf novel. 17th printing.

Time for the Stars Robert A. Heinlein (Pan 0-330-02028-5, Feb ’87, £1.95, 190pp, pb) Reissue (Scribners 1956) sf novel.

To Sail Beyond the Sunset Robert A. Heinlein (Ace/Putnam 0-399-13267-8, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $18.95, 416pp, hc) Sf novel, the “autobiography” of Maureen Johnson, Lazarus Long’s mother. Recommended. (TM)

To Sail Beyond the Sunset Robert A. Heinlein (Michael Joseph 0-7181-2950-4, Nov ’87, £11.95, 446pp, hc) Reprint (Putnam 1987) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-04798-9, Sep ’87, £2.50, 191pp, pb) Reissue (Gnome 1959) sf collection.

The Delights of Terror: An Aesthetics of the Tale of Terror Terry Heller (University of Illinois Press 0-252-01475-8, Sep ’87, $10.95, 218pp, tp) Non-fiction, critical study. Also announced in hardcover (-01412-X, $27.50).

The People: No Different Flesh Zenna Henderson (Avon 0-380-01506-4, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.50, 221pp, pb) [People] Reissue (Gollancz 1966) collection of 6 stories of the People; sequel to Pilgrimage. 13th printing.

Pilgrimage Zenna Henderson (Avon 0-380-01507-2, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.50, 255pp, pb) [People] Reissue (Doubleday 1961) novel of The People; 16th Avon printing.

Quest for a Kelpie Frances Hendry (Kelpies 0-86241-136-X, Apr ’87, £1.95, 154pp, pb) Reprint (Canongate 1986) juvenile fantasy novel.

1987 Fiction Writer’s Market Laurie Henry (Writer’s Digest Books 0-89879-267-3, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $18.95, 555pp, hc) Non-fiction, reference. A list of writers’ markets including sf magazines. It has an article on science fiction by Rudy Rucker.

The Witch King Maeve Henry (Orchard 1-85213-024-5, Jun ’87 [Nov ’87], £6.95, 126pp, hc) A juvenile fantasy quest novel.

Deadly Friend Diana Henstell (Bantam UK 0-553-17241-7, Mar ’87 [Apr ’87], £2.50, 323pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam 1986 as Friend) horror novel, now filmed.

New Morning Dragon Diana Henstell (Bantam 0-553-26323-4, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $4.50, 352pp, pb) Fantasy/horror novel. The Devil comes to New England.

Prisoners of Arionn Brian Herbert (Arbor House 0-87795-886-6, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $17.95, 356pp, hc) Sf novel of the San Francisco Bay Area kidnapped by aliens.

Chapterhouse: Dune Frank Herbert (Ace 0-441-10267-0, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $4.50, 436pp, pb) [Dune] Reprint (Gollancz 1985, as Chapter House Dune) sf novel, sixth in the “Dune” series.

Dune Frank Herbert (Easton Press, Sep ’87, price unknown, hc) [Dune] Reprint (Chilton 1965) sf novel; leatherbound limited edition, illustrated in color by John Schoenherr. There is also a section of appreciations reprinted from Locus and other sources. Available only as part of the Easton Press set of sf volumes.

Eye Frank Herbert (Ace 0-441-22374-5, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.95, 328pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley 1985) collection with illustrations by Jim Burns.

The Heaven Makers Frank Herbert (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-34458-8, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.95, 230pp, pb) Reissue (Avon 1968) sf novel, 7th printing. This edition follows the text of the slightly revised 1977 Ballantine edition.

The Maker of Dune: Insights of a Master of Science Fiction Frank Herbert (Berkley 0-425-09785-4, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $7.95, 279pp, tp) [Dune] edited by Tim O’Reilly. Compilation of articles and essays by Frank Herbert, edited and with introductions by O’Reilly. Some of the pieces are from unpublished interviews.

The Santaroga Barrier Frank Herbert (NEL 0-450-04376-2, Feb ’87, £2.50, 205pp, pb) Reissue (Berkley Medallion 1968) sf novel.

The Second Great Dune Trilogy Frank Herbert (Gollancz 0-575-04018-1, Apr ’87, £10.95, 1111pp, hc) [Dune] Omnibus edition of the last three “Dune” novels.

Man of Two Worlds Frank & Brian Herbert (Orbit 0-7088-8224-2, Aug ’87, £3.50, 397pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz/Putnam 1986) sf novel.

Man of Two Worlds Frank & Brian Herbert (Ace 0-441-51857-5, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $3.95, 426pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1986) sf novel.

Fluke James Herbert (NEL 0-450-03828-9, Nov ’87, £2.50, 224pp, pb) Reissue (NEL 1977) horror novel.

The Fog James Herbert (NEL 0-450-03045-8, Nov ’87, £2.50, 284pp, pb) Reissue (NEL 1975) horror novel.

The Magic Cottage James Herbert (NEL 0-450-40937-6, May ’87, £2.95, 351pp, pb) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1986) horror novel.

The Magic Cottage James Herbert (NAL 0-453-00574-8, Sep ’87, $17.95, 325pp, hc) Horror novel about an evil cottage’s effect on the couple living there. First American edition (Hodder & Stoughton 1986).

Moon James Herbert (NAL Onyx 0-451-40056-9, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $4.50, 316pp, pb) Reprint (NEL 1985) horror novel.

Sepulchre James Herbert (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-39472-2, Jul ’87, £10.95, 316pp, hc) Horror novel.

Ghost in the Sunlight Kathleen Herbert (Corgi 0-552-12896-1, May ’87, £2.95, 335pp, pb) [Dark Ages] Reprint (Bodley Head 1986) Dark Ages fantasy. Sequel to Queen of the Lightning.

Queen of the Lightning Kathleen Herbert (Corgi 0-552-12438-9, May ’87, £2.95, 252pp, pb) [Dark Ages] Reissue (Bodley Head 1983) Dark Ages fantasy.

The Earth Goddess Richard Herley (Ballantine 0-345-34327-1, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $3.50, 260pp, pb) [Pagans] Reprint (Heinemann 1984) novel, conclusion to the “Pagans” trilogy about prehistoric England.

The Flint Lord Richard Herley (Ballantine 0-345-34325-5, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $3.50, pb) [Pagans] Reprint (Heinemann 1981) prehistoric sf novel of the Stone Age. Second in “The Pagans Trilogy”.

The Stone Arrow Richard Herley (Ballantine, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.50, 281pp, pb) [Pagans] Reprint (Peter Davies 1978) first novel in “The Pagans”, a historical fantasy series.

The Return of Mister X Gilbert &, Jaime & Mario Hernandez & Dean Motter (Warner 0-446-38698-7, Dec ’87, $8.95, unpaginated, tp) Graphic novel.

Doppelganger Eric C. Higgs (St. Martin’s 0-312-00121-5, Mar ’87, $14.95, 229pp, hc) Horror novel of an evil double.

Doppelganger Eric C. Higgs (St. Martin’s 0-312-90837-7, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.50, 229pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1987) horror novel.

Come Hunt an Earthman Philip E. High (Arrow 0-09-938890-1, Jul ’87, £2.25, 176pp, pb) Reissue (Hale 1973) sf novel. Volume 2 in the Venture SF series.

Speaking of Dinosaurs Philip E. High (Arrow 0-09-950450-2, Jun ’87, £2.50, 192pp, pb) Reprint (Hale 1974) sf novel. Volume 13 in the Venture SF series.

Tales of Natural and Unnatural Catastrophes Patricia Highsmith (Bloomsbury Books 0-7475-0097-5, Dec ’87, £11.95, 189pp, hc) Original literary sf/occult collection.

The Ghost Squad and the Prowling Hermits E. W. Hildick (Dutton 0-525-44330-4, Nov ’87, $12.95, 212pp, hc) [Ghost Squad] Young-adult fantasy novel, fifth in the “Ghost Squad” series.

Blade of the Poisoner Douglas Hill (Gollancz 0-575-03954-X, Jun ’87 [Dec ’87], £6.95, 192pp, hc) [Talents] Juvenile fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Talents” series.

Blade of the Poisoner Douglas Hill (Macmillan McElderry 0-689-50418-7, Oct ’87, $12.95, 192pp, hc) [Talents] Young-adult Middle to High Fantasy novel. First U.S. edition (Gollancz 1987).

Day of the Starwind Douglas Hill (Dell/Laurel Leaf 0-440-91762-X, May ’87, $2.50, 138pp, pb) [Last Legionary] Reprint (Gollancz 1980) young-adult sf novel, “The Last Legionary” #3.

Deathwing Over Veynaa Douglas Hill (Dell/Laurel Leaf 0-440-91743-3, Apr ’87 [May ’87], $2.50, 144pp, pb) [Last Legionary] Reprint (Gollancz 1980) young-adult sf novel, “The Last Legionary” #2.

Exiles of Colsec Douglas Hill (Bantam Starfire 0-553-27233-0, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $2.95, 164pp, pb) [Colsec] Reissue (Gollancz 1984) young-adult sf novel, first in a trilogy.

Galactic Warlord Douglas Hill (Dell/Laurel Leaf 0-440-92787-0, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $2.50, 144pp, pb) [Last Legionary] Reprint (Gollancz 1980) juvenile sf novel, Book One of “The Last Legionary” tetralogy.

Master of Fiends Douglas Hill (Gollancz 0-575-04095-5, Nov ’87 [Dec ’87], £7.95, 184pp, hc) [Talents] Juvenile fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Talents” series.

Planet of the Warlord Douglas Hill (Dell/Laurel Leaf 0-440-97126-8, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $2.50, 139pp, pb) [Last Legionary] Reprint (Gollancz 1981) young-adult sf novel, “The Last Legionary” #4.

Young Legionary Douglas Hill (Dell/Laurel Leaf 0-440-99910-3, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $2.50, 142pp, pb) [Last Legionary] Reprint (Gollancz 1983) young-adult sf adventure novel, Book 5 in “The Last Legionary” series.

The Woman in Black Susan Hill (Godine 0-87923-576-4, Aug ’87, $15.95, 160pp, hc) Reissue (Hamish Hamilton 1983) ghost story; 2nd Godine printing.

Superman IV B. B. Hiller (Scholastic Point 0-590-41195-0, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $2.75, 140pp, pb) [Superman] Novelization of the screenplay (by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal) of the latest movie in the series; includes 8 pages of stills.

Liege-Killer Christopher Hinz (St. Martin’s 0-312-00065-0, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $19.95, 458pp, hc) [Paratwa Saga] Post-apocalypse sf novel. Though the sf motifs are familiar, this is an excellent first novel of deadly warriors and the hunters who pursue them. (FCM)

Liege-Killer Christopher Hinz (SFBC #11280, Sep ’87, $7.98, 378pp, hc) [Paratwa Saga] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1987) sf novel.

Liege-Killer Christopher Hinz (St. Martin’s 0-312-90056-2, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.95, 458pp, pb) [Paratwa Saga] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1987) sf novel.

Alfred Hitchcock’s Murderers’ Row ed. Alfred Hitchcock (Severn House 0-7278-1385-4, Feb ’87, £8.95, 208pp, hc) Reprint (Dell 1975) anthology of mystery/horror stories. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Falling Angel William Hjortsberg (Mysterious Press 0-09-921510-1, Oct ’87, £2.50, 243pp, pb) Reprint (HBJ 1978) thriller with occult touches.

The Medusa Frequency Russell Hoban (Atlantic Monthly Press 0-87113-165-X, Oct ’87, $16.95, 142pp, hc) Contemporary literary fantasy novel, a take-off on the Orpheus myth. First U.S. edition (Jonathan Cape 1987).

Dark of the Moon P. C. Hodgell (Berkley 0-425-09561-4, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $3.50, 351pp, pb) [Kencyrath] Reprint (Atheneum 1985) fantasy novel, sequel to God Stalk.

Galaxy High School Ann Hodgman (Bantam Skylark 0-553-15545-8, Sep ’87, $2.50, 85pp, pb) Juvenile sf short novel based on the morning tv series.

Romances of William Morris Amanda Hodgson (Cambridge University Press 0-521-32075-5, Feb ’87 [1987], £22.50, 219pp, hc) Critical book. [Not seen] [William Morris]

Project: Millennium Curtis H. Hoffman (Ace 0-441-68312-6, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $2.95, 199pp, pb) Sf novel of “the ultimate war game” on distant planets. Richard III vs. the Norse gods.

Dark Romance: Sexuality in the Horror Film David J. Hogan (MacFarland UK 0-89950-190-7, Jun ’87 [Dec ’87], £25.95, 334pp, hc) Reprint (MacFarland 1986) associational study of horror films. [First U.K. edition]

Endgame Enigma James P. Hogan (Bantam Spectra 0-553-05169-5, Aug ’87, $16.95, 408pp, hc) Sf novel set on a space station, a near-future espionage thriller with a surprise near the end. Recommended. (TM)

The Proteus Operation James P. Hogan (Arrow 0-09-948200-2, Jul ’87, £3.50, 496pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam 1985) sf novel.

The Hourglass Crisis Lonn Hoklin (Warner 0-446-34620-9, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.95, 374pp, pb) Sf/suspense novel of an attempt to restore the Third Reich through time travel.

Tin Toys Ursula Holden (Methuen 0-413-15850-0, Jul ’87, £3.95, 132pp, pb) Reprint (Methuen 1986) literary horror novel.

Earthwind Robert Holdstock (Gollancz 0-575-04011-4, Sep ’87, £2.95, 245pp, pb) Reprint (Faber and Faber 1977) sf novel.

Eye Among the Blind Robert Holdstock (Gollancz 0-575-04010-6, Jun ’87, £2.50, 219pp, pb) Reprint (Faber and Faber 1976) sf novel.

Pillar of the Sky Cecelia Holland (Arrow 0-09-945170-0, Jul ’87, £3.50, 633pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1985) historical novel with fantasy elements.

Against the Night, the Stars: The Science Fiction of Arthur C. Clarke John Hollow (Ohio University Press 0-8214-0862-3, Apr ’87 [Jul ’87], $9.95, 217pp, tp) Non-fiction, slightly expanded edition of an excellent study of Clarke’s fiction (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1983). The new 19-page essay on The Songs of Distant Earth and the movie version of 2010 are the weakest part of the book. (The bibliography and other lists have not been updated.) If you have the earlier edition, it’s probably enough. If not, this one is recommended — and a bargain at the price. (CNB) [Arthur C. Clarke]

Dr. Chill’s Project Thomas Hoobler (Putnam 0-399-21480-1, Oct ’87, $13.95, 188pp, hc) Young-adult sf novel of teenagers with psi powers.

Children of Morrow H. M. Hoover (Puffin 0-14-031873-9, May ’87, £1.95, 229pp, pb) Reprint (Four Winds Press 1973) juvenile sf novel.

The Delikon H. M. Hoover (Puffin 0-14-032167-5, Sep ’86 [Jan ’87], $3.95, 148pp, pb) Reprint (Penguin 1977) juvenile sf novel of a revolution on future Earth. Published in 1986; missed.

The Lost Star H. M. Hoover (Puffin 0-14-032166-7, Sep ’86 [Jan ’87], £1.75, 150pp, pb) Reprint (Penguin 1979) juvenile sf novel about an archaeological expedition on a strange planet. Published in 1986; missed. US price $3.95.

Orvis H. M. Hoover (Viking Kestrel US 0-670-81117-3, Aug ’87 [Dec ’87], $12.95, 186pp, hc) Young-adult sf adventure novel of two people trying to survive on an abandoned Earth with the help of a robot.

This Time of Darkness H. M. Hoover (Puffin 0-14-031872-0, Aug ’87 [Oct ’87], £1.75, 161pp, pb) Reissue (Viking Penguin 1980) juvenile sf novel.

Fandom Directory No. 9 (1987-1988) Mariane S. Hopkins (Fandata 0-933215-09-6, Mar ’87 [Aug ’87], $10.95, 480pp, tp) Non-fiction, latest update of this reference book with listings of fan publications, conventions, specialty stores, etc. Order from Hopkins, 7761 Asterella Ct., Springfield VA 22152.

The Silver Citadel Anthony Horowitz (Methuen 0-416-97000-1, Feb ’87, £7.95, 150pp, hc) [Power of Five] Reprint (Berkley 1986) young-adult horror novel. Volume 3 in the “Power of Five” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Silver Citadel Anthony Horowitz (Magnet 0-416-02572-2, Nov ’87, £1.75, 150pp, pb) [Power of Five] Reprint (Berkley 1986) young-adult horror novel. Volume 3 in the “Power of Five” series.

Blood Moon Leslie Horvitz (Pocket 0-671-61169-0, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $3.50, 309pp, pb) Medical horror novel of a plague of violence.

Skallagrigg William Horwood (Viking UK 0-670-80132-1, Oct ’87, £11.95, 572pp, hc) Sf/fantasy novel.

Meet Mr. Majimpsey John Hosken (Pavilion 1-85145-095-5, Nov ’87, £8.95, 176pp, hc) Juvenile fantasy novel. Illustrated throughout by Dave Eastbury.

Black Vulmea’s Vengeance Robert E. Howard (Ace 0-441-06661-5, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $2.95, 183pp, pb) Reprint (Zebra 1976) pirate adventure book of 3 related novelettes; associational.

Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors Robert E. Howard (Baen 0-671-65641-4, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $2.95, 245pp, pb) David A. Drake, ed. Collection of 13 pieces. One seems to be an original poem from the inexhaustible Howard trunk. I don’t know what, if any, editing in the actual stories was done by Drake. The author in all cases seems to be Howard alone.

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