The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Dream H. G. Wells (The Hogarth Press 0-7012-0705-1, Aug ’87, £5.95, 336pp, tp) Reprint (Macmillan 1923) scientific romance with a new introduction by Brian Aldiss.

The First Men in the Moon H. G. Wells (Penguin 0-14-007999-8, Jan ’87, £3.50, 191pp, pb) Reprint (Newnes 1901) sf novel. In the “Penguin Science Fiction Classics” series.

The Invisible Man H. G. Wells (Bantam Classics 0-553-21253-2, Jun ’87 [May ’87], $2.50, 138pp, pb) Reprint (Pearson 1897) classic novel. New introduction by Anthony West, Wells’ grandson and biographer.

The Invisible Man H. G. Wells (Pan 0-330-29785-6, Oct ’87, £2.50, 102pp, pb) Reissue (C. Arthur Pearson 1897) sf novel.

Men Like Gods H. G. Wells (Penguin 0-14-007998-X, May ’87, £3.95, 232pp, tp) Reprint (Cassell 1923) sf novel. In the Penguin Classic SF series.

The Time Machine H. G. Wells (Pan 0-330-01697-0, Jan ’87, £2.50, 123pp, pb) [Time Machine] Reissue (Pan 1953) sf collection.

Blanche Patricia Wendorf (Futura 0-7088-2861-2, Apr ’87, £2.95, 504pp, pb) [Patteran] Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1986) historical novel with a touch of fantasy in the form of a magic coral necklace. Volume 2 in the “Patteran” trilogy.

Bye Bye Blackbird Patricia Wendorf (Hamish Hamilton 0-241-12387-9, Oct ’87 [Nov ’87], £10.95, 388pp, hc) [Patteran] Historical romance with fantasy touches. Volume 3 in the “Patteran” trilogy.

Rachel and the Angel and Other Stories Robert Westall (Morrow/Greenwillow 0-688-07370-0, 1987 [Oct ’87], $10.25, 187pp, hc) Collection of 7 young-adult fantasy and horror stories. First U.S. edition (Macmillan UK 1986).

Urn Burial Robert Westall (Viking Kestrel 0-670-81537-3, Jun ’87 [Jul ’87], £6.95, 157pp, hc) Juvenile supernatural novel.

Devotion Daniel Westerly (Pocket 0-671-63175-6, Mar ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.50, 279pp, pb) Horror novel.

Children of the Light Carolyn Weston (St. Martin’s 0-312-90305-7, May ’87 [Apr ’87], $3.50, 262pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1985) post-holocaust sf novel. A fine first novel; recommended. (FCM)

Albion: A Guide to Legendary Britain Jennifer Westwood (Paladin 0-586-08416-9, Feb ’87, £6.95, 567pp, tp) Reprint (Granada 1985) gazetteer of British legends and folklore.

Matters of Form Scott Wheeler (DAW 0-88677-225-7, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $2.95, 240pp, pb) Sf novel of aliens shipwrecked on Earth.

Michael Whelan’s Works of Wonder Michael Whelan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32679-2, Nov ’87 [Oct ’87], $25.00, 109pp, hc) Non-fiction, art book with sf and fantasy illustrations by multiple Hugo winner Whelan. This book is limited to Del Rey covers.

Works of Wonder Michael Whelan (Columbus 0-86287-391-6, Oct ’87 [Nov ’87], £16.95, 128pp, hc) Reprint art book. [First U.K. edition]

All Judgement Fled James White (Orbit 0-7088-8222-6, May ’87, £2.50, 215pp, pb) Reprint (Rapp & Whiting 1968) sf novel.

All Judgement Fled James White (Macdonald 0-356-14397-X, Aug ’87, £10.95, 224pp, hc) Reprint (Rapp & Whiting 1968) sf novel. [Not seen]

Ambulance Ship James White (Macdonald 0-356-14003-2, May ’87 [Aug ’87], £10.95, 184pp, hc) [Sector General] Reprint (Ballantine 1979) sf collection.

Code Blue—Emergency! James White (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-34172-4, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $2.95, 280pp, pb) [Sector General] Sf novel in the “Sector General” series.

Major Operation James White (Orbit 0-7088-8185-8, Feb ’87, £1.95, 183pp, pb) [Sector General] Reprint (Ballantine 1971) collection of 5 linked short stories. Volume 3 in the “Sector General” series. [First U.K. edition]

Sector General James White (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-34627-0, Jul ’87, $2.95, 196pp, pb) [Sector General] Reissue (Del Rey 1983) collection of 4 novelettes in the “Sector General” series; 5th printing.

Sector General James White (Orbit 0-7088-8186-6, Sep ’87, £2.50, 196pp, pb) [Sector General] Reprint (Del Rey 1983) original sf collection. Volume 5 in the “Sector General” series. [First U.K. edition]

Star Healer James White (Orbit 0-7088-8187-4, Nov ’87, £2.50, 217pp, pb) [Sector General] Reprint (Del Rey 1985) sf novel. Volume 6 in the “Sector General” series. [First U.K. edition]

Star Surgeon James White (Macdonald 0-356-14794-0, Nov ’87, £10.95, 160pp, hc) [Sector General] Reprint (Ballantine 1963) sf novel. Volume 2 in the “Sector General” series. [Not seen]

The Book of Merlyn T. H. White (Fontana 0-00-615725-4, Dec ’87, £2.95, 176pp, tp) [Once and Future King] Reissue (University of Texas Press 1977) fantasy novel.

The Once and Future King T. H. White (Fontana 0-00-615310-0, Dec ’87, £4.95, 638pp, tp) [Once and Future King] Reissue (Collins 1958) fantasy omnibus.

The Hyades Contact Wynne Whiteford (Ace 0-441-35446-7, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $2.95, 249pp, pb) Sf novel of Earthlings kidnapped by aliens. Parts of the book previously appeared in Australian anthologies.

The Summer’s King Cherry Wilder (Unicorn 0-04-823311-0, Jan ’87, £3.50, 244pp, pb) [Rulers of Hylor] Reprint (Atheneum 1986) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in the “Rulers of Hylor” series. [First U.K. edition]

The Summer’s King Cherry Wilder (Baen 0-671-65617-1, Feb ’87, $2.95, 281pp, pb) [Rulers of Hylor] Reprint (Atheneum 1986) fantasy novel, conclusion of the “Rulers of Hylor” trilogy.

The Hamlet Trap Kate Wilhelm (St. Martin’s 0-312-94000-9, Sep ’87 [Aug ’87], $15.95, 234pp, hc) [Charlie Meiklejohn; Constance Leidl] Mystery novel; associational.

Welcome Chaos Kate Wilhelm (Arrow 0-09-950080-9, Sep ’87, £2.95, 297pp, pb) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1983) sf novel.

The Mammoth Book of Classic Fantasy Cary Wilkins (Robinson 0-948164-40-9, May ’87, £4.95, 472pp, tp) Reprint (Crown 1984 as A Treasury of Fantasy) fantasy anthology. [First U.K. edition]

The Mammoth Book of Classic Fantasy Cary Wilkins (Firecrest 0-85997-934-2, Jul ’87, £9.95, 472pp, hc) Reprint (Crown 1984, as A Treasury of Fantasy) fantasy anthology. [Not seen]

Haunted Waters Mary Williams (Kimber 0-7183-0650-3, Oct ’87, £9.50, 190pp, hc) Original ghost collection.

FTL: Further Than Life Michael Lindsay Williams (Avon 0-380-89632-X, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $3.50, 327pp, pb) [Martian Spring] Sf novel, sequel to Martian Spring.

Tales from Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine ed. Sheila Williams & Cynthia Manson (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-284209-8, Oct ’86 [Mar ’87], $15.95, 298pp, hc) Young-adult anthology of 17 stories from Asimov’s; introduction by Isaac Asimov. This has a 1986 copyright, but we did not see it until 1987.

Ambassador of Progress Walter Jon Williams (Orbit 0-7088-8221-8, Mar ’87, £3.50, 432pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1984) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Ambassador of Progress Walter Jon Williams (Tor 0-812-55791-3, May ’87, $3.50, 432pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1984) sf novel; 2nd printing.

The Crown Jewels Walter Jon Williams (Tor 0-812-55798-0, Oct ’87 [Sep ’87], $3.50, 247pp, pb) [Drake Maijstral] Sf novel of manners.

Hardwired Walter Jon Williams (Tor 0-812-55796-4, Apr ’87 [Mar ’87], $3.50, 343pp, pb) [Hardwired] Reprint (Tor 1986) sf cyberpunk novel.

Hardwired Walter Jon Williams (Macdonald 0-356-14872-6, Aug ’87, £11.95, 343pp, hc) [Hardwired] Reprint (Tor 1986) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Knight Moves Walter Jon Williams (Orbit 0-7088-8233-1, Aug ’87, £2.95, 317pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1985) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

Voice of the Whirlwind Walter Jon Williams (Tor 0-312-93013-5, May ’87, $16.95, 278pp, hc) [Hardwired] Sf novel, an indirect sequel to Hardwired, set 200 years in the future. This futuristic novel of murder and conspiracy belongs less obviously to the cyberpunk subgenre than its predecessor. It’s good, taut adventure. (FCM)

Ash Wednesday Chet Williamson (Tor 0-312-93002-X, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $16.95, 372pp, hc) Horror novel. All the dead in a small town rise as ghosts in the form they had at the moment of their deaths.

Soulstorm Chet Williamson (Headline 0-7472-3072-2, Dec ’87, £2.95, 311pp, pb) Reprint (Tor 1986) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Broonie, Silkies & Fairies: Travellers’ Tales of the Other World Duncan Williamson (Crown/Harmony 0-517-56525-0, Mar ’87, $15.95, 153pp, hc) Collection of retold tales from Scotland’s West Country, illustrated by Alan B. Herriot. First U.S. edition (Canongate 1985).

Brotherkind J. N. Williamson (Leisure 0-8439-2436-5, Oct ’86 [Jan ’87], $3.50, 286pp, pb) Reissue (Leisure 1982) sf horror novel about aliens who impregnate a human.

Evil Offspring J. N. Williamson (Leisure 0-8439-2468-3, Apr ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.95, 394pp, pb) Horror novel.

The Evil One J. N. Williamson (Zebra 0-8217-2144-5, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.95, 333pp, pb) Reissue (Zebra 1982) horror novel, 2nd printing.

Horror House J. N. Williamson (Leisure 0-8439-2492-6, May ’87 [Aug ’87], $3.95, 382pp, pb) Reissue (Leisure 1981) horror novel.

How to Write Tales of Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction ed. J. N. Williamson (Writer’s Digest Books 0-89879-270-3, Apr ’87, $15.95, 242pp, hc) Non-fiction, writer’s guide, an anthology of new articles by Bloch, Bradbury, Bradley, etc.

Masques II ed. J. N. Williamson (Maclay & Associates 0-940776-24-3, Jun ’87 [Jul ’87], $19.95, 221pp, hc) Original anthology of 27 horror stories, including work by Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, and Richard Matheson. Issued in silver boards without dust wrapper.

Firechild Jack Williamson (SFBC #10581, Feb ’87, $7.98, 281pp, hc) Reprint (Bluejay 1986) sf novel.

Firechild Jack Williamson (Tor 0-812-55800-6, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.95, 377pp, pb) Reprint (Bluejay 1986) sf novel.

Lifeburst Jack Williamson (Sphere 0-7221-9117-0, Mar ’87, £2.95, 271pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1984) sf novel.

Lincoln’s Dreams Connie Willis (Bantam Spectra 0-553-05197-0, May ’87 [Mar ’87], $15.95, 212pp, hc) Contemporary fantasy novel featuring dreams of the Civil War.

The Delta Colin Wilson (Grafton 0-246-13150-0, Oct ’87, £10.95, 304pp, hc) [Spider World] Sf novel. Volume 2 in the “Spider World” series.

The Delta Colin Wilson (Grafton 0-246-13222-1, Oct ’87, £6.95, 304pp, tp) [Spider World] Trade paperback edition of the above.

The Essential Colin Wilson Colin Wilson (Grafton 0-586-06865-1, Feb ’87, £4.95, 336pp, tp) Reprint (Harrap 1985) collection of non-fiction and fiction including some occult and sf.

The Tower Colin Wilson (Grafton 0-246-12510-1, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], £10.95, 398pp, hc) [Spider World] sf/fantasy novel about giant spiders in 25th Century Earth. Volume 1 in the “Spider World” series.

The Tower Colin Wilson (Grafton 0-246-13146-2, Feb ’87, £6.95, 398pp, tp) [Spider World] Trade paperback of the above.

Eddy Deco’s Last Caper: An Illustrated Mystery Gahan Wilson (Times Books 0-8129-1671-9, Nov ’87, $14.95, 213pp, hc) Fantasy/detective farce novel illustrated by the author — the illustrations are part of the story.

The Kid from Ozone Park & Other Stories Richard Wilson (Chris Drumm 0-936055-32-4, Aug ’87 [Jul ’87], $3.50, 62pp, pb) Small pamphlet collection of 8 original stories, put together by the author before his death in March 1987. Drumm Booklet #27.

Memory Wire Robert Charles Wilson (Bantam 0-553-26853-8, Jan ’88 [Dec ’87], $3.50, 219pp, pb) Sf novel.

The Red Truck Rudy Wilson (Knopf 0-394-55846-4, May ’87, $15.95, 178pp, hc) Literary first novel of hallucinatory fantasy — or maybe just madness. The hero envisions Christ as a red truck.

The Lost Traveler Steve Wilson (Ballantine 0-345-34113-9, Jul ’87 [Jun ’87], $2.95, 228pp, pb) Reprint (U.K. 1976) post-holocaust sf novel.

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