The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Mage, Volume One: The Hero Discovered Matt Wagner (Donning/Starblaze 0-89865-465-3, May ’87, $12.95, 144pp, tp) [Mage] Graphic novel. Omnibus of the first 5 issues of the Arthurian/ contemporary fantasy comic “Mage”.

All About Strange Monsters of the Recent Past Howard Waldrop (Ursus Imprints 0-942681-00-2, Jun ’87, $35.00, 125pp, hc) Collection by one of the wildest talents in short fiction; includes one original story. Introduction by Gardner Dozois. Numbered, signed (by Waldrop, Dozois, and the artists), slipcased, limited edition of 600 copies; illustrations in b&w and color by various artists. An elegantly designed book — highly recommended. (FCM)

Aftershock Robert Walker (St. Martin’s 0-312-90906-3, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $3.95, 248pp, pb) Horror novel. Mutant escapes laboratory during earthquake.

The Broom of the System David Foster Wallace (Viking 0-670-81230-7, Jan ’87, $18.95, 467pp, hc) Pynchonesque literary sf novel of the near future.

The Broom of the System David Foster Wallace (Penguin 0-14-009868-2, Jan ’87, $7.95, 467pp, tp) Paperback edition of the above.

Planetoid 127 Edgar Wallace (Greenhill 0-947898-47-6, Jan ’87 [1987], £8.95, 144pp, hc) Reprint (Reader’s Library 1929) sf novel. Earliest example of the “twin world” theme in sf. [Not seen]

Water Baby Patricia Wallace (Zebra 0-8217-2188-7, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $3.95, 301pp, pb) Horror novel. “She was caught between the devil and the deep blue sea....”

American Horrors ed. Gregory A. Waller (University of Illinois Press 0-252-01448-0, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $14.50, 228pp, tp) Non-fiction, essays on modern American horror films. A hardcover was announced (0-292-01447-2, $34.95), but not seen.

Torch Jill Paton Walsh (Viking Kestrel 0-670-81554-3, Oct ’87, £6.95, 176pp, hc) Juvenile sf novel. [Not seen]

Reparations Gordon Wardman (Secker & Warburg 0-436-56171-9, Jan ’87 [Feb ’87], £9.95, 196pp, hc) Near-future thriller.

Keep Watching the Skies! American Science Fiction Movies of the Fifties: Vol. 2 Bill Warren (McFarland 0-89950-170-2, Jan ’87, £39.95, 839pp, hc) Reprint (McFarland 1986). Volume 2 of a bibliography of sf movies. [Not seen]

Mind in Motion: The Fiction of Philip K. Dick Patricia S. Warrick (Southern Illinois University Press 0-8093-1326-X, Jul ’87, $18.95, 222pp, tp) Non-fiction, critical discussion of the major fiction of Philip K. Dick. An excellent study written in a clear narrative style, with reference only to the primary literature. Recommended. (CNB)

A Blackbird in Silver Freda Warrington (NEL 0-450-05849-2, Aug ’87, £2.95, 302pp, tp) [Blackbird] Reissue (NEL 1986) fantasy novel.

Deathhunter Ian Watson (St. Martin’s 0-312-90033-3, Jul ’87 [Aug ’87], $2.95, 173pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1981) metaphysical sf novel.

Evil Water Ian Watson (Gollancz 0-575-03953-1, Mar ’87 [Aug ’87], £10.95, 200pp, hc) Sf collection.

The Power Ian Watson (Headline 0-7472-3041-2, Sep ’87, £2.50, 232pp, pb) Uneasy mixture of political manifesto about courageous anti-nuclear protestors and horror novel about re-animated, but rotting, corpses.

The Power Ian Watson (Headline 0-7472-0031-9, Oct ’87, £8.95, 240pp, hc) Reprint (Headline 1987) horror novel. [Not seen]

Slow Birds Ian Watson (Grafton 0-586-07143-1, Jul ’87, £2.50, 224pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1985) sf collection.

The Book of Silence Lawrence Watt-Evans (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33963-0, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $3.50, 326pp, pb) [Lords of Dus] Reissue (Del Rey 1984) fantasy novel, Book Four of “The Lords of Dus”; fourth printing.

The Book of Silence Lawrence Watt-Evans (Grafton 0-586-07152-0, Sep ’87, £3.50, 399pp, pb) [Lords of Dus] Reprint (Del Rey 1984) fantasy novel. Volume 4 in the “Lords of Dus” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Cyborg and the Sorcerers Lawrence Watt-Evans (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-34439-1, Aug ’87, $2.95, 248pp, pb) [Cyborg and the Sorcerers] Reissue (Del Rey 1982) science fantasy novel, first in a series; 6th printing.

The Lure of the Basilisk Lawrence Watt-Evans (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33960-6, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $3.50, 227pp, pb) [Lords of Dus] Reissue (Del Rey 1980) fantasy novel, Book One of “The Lords of Dus”. Third printing.

The Lure of the Basilisk Lawrence Watt-Evans (Grafton 0-586-07149-0, Mar ’87, £2.50, 224pp, pb) [Lords of Dus] Reprint (Del Rey 1980) fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Lords of Dus” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Seven Altars of Dusarra Lawrence Watt-Evans (Grafton 0-586-07150-4, May ’87, £2.95, 270pp, pb) [Lords of Dus] Reprint (Ballantine 1981) fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Lords of Dus” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Sword of Bheleu Lawrence Watt-Evans (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33962-2, Apr ’87, $3.50, 272pp, pb) [Lords of Dus] Reissue (Del Rey 1982) fantasy novel, Book Three of “The Lords of Dus”; fifth printing.

The Sword of Bheleu Lawrence Watt-Evans (Grafton 0-586-07151-2, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], £2.95, 301pp, pb) [Lords of Dus] Reprint (Del Rey 1982) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Lords of Dus” series. [First U.K. edition]

With a Single Spell Lawrence Watt-Evans (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32616-4, Mar ’87, $3.50, 263pp, pb) [Ethshar] Fantasy novel set in the world of The Misenchanted Sword.

The Wizard and the War Machine Lawrence Watt-Evans (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33459-0, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.50, 291pp, pb) [Cyborg and the Sorcerers] Science fantasy novel, sequel to The Cyborg and the Sorcerers.

Battlefields Beyond Tomorrow: Science Fiction War Stories ed. Charles G. Waugh & Martin H. Greenberg (Crown/Bonanza 0-517-64105-4, Dec ’87, $8.98, 650pp, hc) Anthology of 25 sf stories with an introduction by Robert Silverberg. An “instant remainder” book.

Strange Maine ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg & Frank D. McSherry, Jr. (Tapley 0-912769-10-6, Oct ’86 [Jan ’87], $9.95, 295pp, tp) Anthology of sf, fantasy, and horror stories set in Maine, with works by King, Leiber, Pangborn, etc.

Kate’s House Harriet Waugh (St. Martin’s 0-312-90142-9, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $3.50, 216pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1983) horror novel.

The House at Pelham Falls Brenda Weathers (Naiad Press 0-930044-79-7, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $7.95, 226pp, tp) Lesbian romance/ghost story.

Mercedes Nights Michael D. Weaver (St. Martin’s 0-312-01066-4, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $16.95, 240pp, hc) Sf novel, hardboiled but not cyberpunk, involving cloning.

Wolf-Dreams Michael D. Weaver (Avon 0-380-75198-4, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $2.95, 186pp, pb) [Bloodfang] Fantasy novel featuring a werewolf/swordswoman, first in the announced “Bloodfang” series. A first novel.

Wilkes the Wizard and the S.P.A.M. Jackie Webb (Dragon 0-583-30935-6, Apr ’87, £1.95, 143pp, pb) Reprint (Grafton 1986) juvenile fantasy novel.

Pestis 18 Sharon Webb (Tor 0-312-93003-8, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $17.95, 400pp, hc) Medical suspense novel of terrorists and plague; non-sf: associational.

The Illumination of Alice J. Cunningham Lyn Webster (Dedalus 0-946626-15-4, May ’87, £9.95/$19.95, 306pp, hc) [Alice] Modern, feminist updating of the “through the looking glass” tale, a first novel. This single edition for British and American markets is distributed in the U.S. by Hippocrene, Inc., 171 Madison Ave., New York NY 10016.

Numberland: A Fable George Weinberg (St. Martin’s 0-312-00170-3, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $9.99, 119pp, hc) Numerical fantasy whose hero is the number Six. A first novel.

Far Below and Other Horrors ed. Robert E. Weinberg (Starmont House 0-930261-56-9, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $9.95, 151pp, tp) Reprint (Fax 1974) anthology of horror stories.

Station Gehenna Andrew Weiner (Congdon & Weed 0-86553-191-9, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $15.95, 216pp, hc) Sf/mystery novel set on a planetary station, a first novel in the series “Isaac Asimov Presents”.

Deep Domain Howard Weinstein (Titan 0-907610-86-2, Jun ’87, £2.95, 275pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1987) sf novel. Volume 33 in the Star Trek Novels series. [First U.K. edition]

Star Trek #33: Deep Domain Howard Weinstein (Pocket 0-671-63329-5, Apr ’87, $3.50, 275pp, pb) [Star Trek] Star Trek novel.

V: Path to Conquest Howard Weinstein (Tor 0-812-55725-5, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $2.95, 209pp, pb) [V] Sf novel, latest in the series based on the cancelled tv show.

The Darksword Trilogy, Volume 1: Forging the Darksword Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26894-5, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.95, 391pp, pb) [Darksword Trilogy] Fantasy novel.

DragonLance Legends, Vol. 1: Time of the Twins Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Penguin 0-14-010109-8, Mar ’87, £2.95, 398pp, pb) [DragonLance: Legends] Reprint (TSR 1986) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

DragonLance Legends, Vol. 2: War of the Twins Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Penguin 0-14-010110-1, May ’87, £2.95, 387pp, pb) [DragonLance: Legends] Reprint (TSR 1986) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

DragonLance Legends, Vol. 3: Test of the Twins Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (Penguin 0-14-010111-X, Jul ’87, £2.95, 344pp, pb) [DragonLance: Legends] Reprint (TSR 1986) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Art of the DragonLance Saga ed. Margaret Weis (TSR 0-88038-447-6, May ’87, $16.95, 126pp, tp) [DragonLance] Art book. Drawings of scenes from the “DragonLance” books. UK price £12.95.

DragonLance Tales Vol. 1: The Magic of Krynn ed. Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (TSR 0-88038-454-9, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $3.95, 352pp, pb) [DragonLance: Tales] Original shared-world fantasy anthology set in the “DragonLance” universe.

DragonLance Tales Vol. 2: Kender, Gully Dwarves, and Gnomes ed. Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (TSR 0-88038-382-8, Aug ’87, $3.95, 307pp, pb) [DragonLance: Tales] Original anthology, second volume of stories set in a shared fantasy world.

DragonLance Tales Vol. 3: Love and War ed. Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (TSR 0-88038-519-7, Nov ’87, $3.95, 386pp, pb) [DragonLance: Tales] Original shared world anthology of 10 fantasy stories set in the “DragonLance” universe.

Leaves from the Inn of the Last Home ed. Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman (TSR 0-88038-465-4, Mar ’87, $12.95, 255pp, tp) [DragonLance] Reference book on the “DragonLance” series, subtitled “the complete Krynn source book.”

Yeti of the Glen Mary Welfare (Pied Piper 0-416-00652-3, Apr ’87, £5.95, 96pp, hc) Juvenile fantasy novel. [Not seen]

Cvltvre Made Stvpid Tom Weller (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-40461-4, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $7.95, 73pp, tp) Associational, part-pictorial humor — a look at Cvltvre vs. Culture.

Sara’s Ghost Patricia Welles (Paperjacks 0-7701-0663-3, Aug ’87, $3.50, 286pp, pb) Reprint (Donald I. Fine 1986 as The Ghost of S.W.1) ghostly love story.

The Valley So Low: Southern Mountain Stories Manly Wade Wellman (Doubleday 0-385-23675-1, Dec ’87 [Nov ’87], $12.95, 212pp, hc) Collection of 23 stories, edited and with an introduction by Karl Edward Wagner.

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