The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm ed. Jack Zipes (Bantam Classics 0-553-05184-9, Feb ’87 [Jan ’87], $21.95, 733pp, hc) Collection of fairy tales based on the Grimm Brothers’ original volumes, including 32 stories previously unpublished in English; translated by Zipes, with illustrations by John Gruelle. [Jakob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm]

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm ed. Jack Zipes (QPB 21-2155, Mar ’87 [Feb ’87], $11.50, 733pp, tp) Reprint (Bantam 1987) collection. This is an exact copy in paperback of the Bantam hardcover edition, less the ISBN and price. [Jakob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm]

Don’t Bet on the Prince: Contemporary Feminist Fairy Tales in North America and Europe ed. Jack Zipes (Methuen 0-416-01381-3, Feb ’87 [Apr ’87], $11.95, 270pp, tp) Anthology of modern fairy stories, “a fresh look at the fairy tale, with contributors Angela Carter, Tanith Lee and other notables offering an alternative view of the world.” It’s an excellent selection; recommended (FCM). A 1986 British book, now reprinted in America by Methuen U.S. There may or may not be a hardcover.

Don’t Bet on the Prince: Contemporary Feminist Fairy Tales in North America and Europe ed. Jack Zipes (Gower 0-566-05460-4, Mar ’87 [1987], £6.95, 270pp, tp) Anthology of fairy stories. Simultaneous with US (Methuen) edition.

Victorian Fairy Tales: The Revolt of the Fairies and Elves ed. Jack Zipes (Methuen 0-416-42080-X, Feb ’87, £18.95, 381pp, hc) Compilation of fairytales by noted Victorian authors. Published simultaneously in Great Britain and America by Methuen. US price $25.00.

Science Fiction Blues Programme Book Brian Aldiss (Avernus, 1987, £1.00, 12pp, ph) Program book for the Science Fiction Blues roadshow, including three original short stories.

Beccon ’87 Programme Book ed. Anon. (BECCON, Apr ’87, 40pp, ph, cover by Keith Roberts) Programme book for 1987 BECCON Convention at which Keith Roberts was Guest of Honour.

Cleaning Up Iain M. Banks (Birmingham Science Fiction Group, Nov ’87, no price, ph) Original short story issued in a limited edition of 500 numbered copies, to coincide with Banks’s Guest of Honour appearance at Novacon 17.

The April Witch Ray Bradbury (Creative Education 0-88682-105-3, 1987, $14.25, hc) Reprint, illustrated short story.

Death Has Lost Its Charm for Me Ray Bradbury (Northridge, CA: Lord John Press, Apr ’87, unpaginated, hc) Poetry collection. Of the first edition, 150 copies were signed by Ray Bradbury.

The Fog Horn [“The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms”] Ray Bradbury (Creative Education 0-88682-107-X, 1987, $14.25, 32pp, hc) Reprint, illustrated short story.

The Other Foot Ray Bradbury (Creative Education, 1987, $14.25, hc) Reprint, illustrated short story.

The Veldt [“The World the Children Made”] Ray Bradbury (Creative Education 0-88682-108-8, 1987, $14.25, hc) Reprint short story.

Out of Body, Out of Mind Ruth Brandon (Macmillan 0-333-44732-8, 1987, £8.95, 224pp, hc) Sf/thriller about psychics. [Not seen]

A Woman of Passion Julia Briggs (Century Hutchinson 0-09-168210-X, Nov ’87 [1987], £16.95, 473pp, hc) Biography of E. Nesbit. [Not seen] [Edith Nesbit]

Brother Monster Fredric Brown (Dennis McMillan, Mar ’87 [Nov ’90], $40.00, 180pp, hc, cover by Joe Servello) Collection of mystery stories and poems. This edition is limited to 400 numbered copies signed by Harry Altshuler. Volume nine in the “Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps” series.

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

King of the Vagabonds Colin Dann (Hutchinson 0-09-171960-7, Nov ’87 [1987], £6.50, 128pp, hc) [King of the Vagabonds] Young adult fantasy novel. [Not seen]

A Mirror for Princes Tom De Haan (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02415-9, Apr ’87 [1987], £10.95, 416pp, hc) [Mirror for Princes] Literary fantasy novel. [Not seen]

Penal Colony Richard Herley (Grafton 0-246-13037-7, Oct ’87 [1987], £10.95, 288pp, hc) Near-future thriller. [Not seen]

The Medusa Frequency Russell Hoban (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02464-7, Aug ’87 [1987], £10.95, 144pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel. [Not seen]

Expecting Someone Taller Tom Holt (Macmillan 0-333-44002-1, Jun ’87 [1987], £9.95, 224pp, hc) Humourous fantasy novel. [Not seen]

Frontier Crossings ed. Robert Jackson (Conspiracy ’87, Aug ’87, free, 192pp, hc) Subtitled “A Souvenir of the 45th World Science Fiction Convention, Conspiracy ’87, held in Brighton, Gt Britain, from August 27th to September 1st 1987.”

Max on Earth Marilyn Kaye (Puffin 0-14-032277-9, 1987, £1.95, 148pp, pb) [Out of This World] Reprint (Pocket 1986) young adult sf novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

The Exile William Kotzwinkle (The Bodley Head 0-370-31148-5, Nov ’87, £10.95, 256pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel. [Not seen]

To Sleep No More Dinah Lampitt (Michael Joseph 0-7181-2619-X, 1987, £10.95, 521pp, hc) Historical novel involving reincarnation. [Not seen]

The Power of the Rellard Carolyn F. Logan (Angus & Robertson 0-207-15367-1, Apr ’87 [1987], £5.95, 236pp, hc) Young adult fantasy novel. [Not seen]

The Downhill Crocodile Whizz & Other Stories Margaret Mahy (Puffin 0-14-032362-7, 1987, £1.50, 105pp, pb, cover by Jon Riley) Reprint (Dent 1986) young-adult fantasy collection.

Ghoul Michael Slade (W.H. Allen 0-491-03703-1, Sep ’87 [1987], £10.95, 416pp, hc) Horror novel. [Not seen]

Ghost Train and Other Spooky Stories ed. Linda Sonntag (Kingfisher 0-86272-309-4, Aug ’87 [1987], £6.95, 96pp, hc) Young adult ghost anthology. [Not seen]

Tomorrow ed. Michael Spring (Scholastic 0-590-34579-6, 1987, 191pp, tp, cover by Georgia O’Keeffe) Textbook.

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