The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Laughter of Carthage Michael Moorcock (Secker & Warburg 0-436-28460-X, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], £9.95, 602pp, hc) [Pyat] Mainstream novel with some connections to Moorcock’s sf; sequel to Byzantium Endures.

The Opium General and Other Stories Michael Moorcock (Harrap 0-245-54202-7, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], £7.95, 207pp, hc) Collection of four short stories, a novella of Jerry Cornelius, and three essays.

The Russian Intelligence Michael Moorcock (NEL 0-450-06032-2, 1983 [Mar ’84], £7.95, 153pp, hc) Reprint (Savoy 1980) spy story whose hero is a thinly disguised Jerry Cornelius (Moorcock’s sf cult figure). This edition appeared in 1983, but we did not see it until 1984.

Stormbringer Michael Moorcock (Berkley 0-425-06559-6, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $2.50, 221pp, pb) [Elric] Reprint (DAW 1977) fantasy novel, “Elric” #6, expanded from the 1965 Jenkins edition. Last in the series.

Graymantle John Morressy (Ace 0-441-30199-1, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $2.75, 256pp, pb) [Iron Angel] Reprint (Playboy 1981) fantasy novel, part of the “Iron Angel” trilogy.

Ironbrand John Morressy (Ace 0-441-37276-7, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.75, 318pp, pb) [Iron Angel] Reprint (Playboy 1980) fantasy novel, first of a trilogy.

The Fantastic Art of Rowena Rowena Morrill (SFBC #5999, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $11.98, unpaginated, hc) Reprint (Pocket 1983) art book. First hardcover edition.

The Golden Sword Janet Morris (Baen 0-671-55919-2, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.95, 387pp, pb) [Silistra] Reprint (Bantam 1977) sf novel, Book Two in the “High Couch of Silistra” sf series.

Returning Creation Janet Morris (Baen 0-671-55915-X, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.95, 317pp, pb) [Silistra] Revised and expanded version of High Couch of Silistra (Bantam 1977), first in an sf series.

The 40-Minute War Janet & Chris Morris (Baen 0-671-55910-9, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $13.95, 281pp, hc) Near-future sf thriller.

The Continent of Lies James Morrow (Holt Rinehart & Winston 0-03-062861-X, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $15.95, 274pp, hc) Sf novel.

Witches’ Brew: Horror and Supernatural Stories By Women ed. Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini (Macmillan 0-02-599230-9, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $16.95, 323pp, hc) Anthology of 17 stories by women authors from Mary Shelley to Agatha Christie and Joyce Carol Oates.

Om, the Secret of Ahbor Valley Talbot Mundy (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-045-9, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $3.95, 392pp, pb) Reprint (Bobbs-Merril 1924) fantasy novel. The text is offset from the 1924 edition. One of the finest oriental adventures ever written. Mundy’s style is somewhat dated, but his storytelling ability is still unsurpassed. (CNB)

Star Trek: Web of the Romulans M. S. Murdock (Gregg 0-8398-2833-0, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $10.95, 220pp, hc) [Star Trek] Reprint (Timecape 1983) “Star Trek” novelization. Number 10 in the series.

The Moon’s Fire-Eating Daughter John Myers Myers (Ace 0-441-54172-0, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.75, 198pp, pb) [Silverlock] Reprint (Donning/Starblaze 1981) fantasy novel, sequel to Silverlock.

The Intersection of Science Fiction and Philosophy: Critical Studies ed. Robert E. Myers (Greenwood Press 0-313-22493-5, Dec ’83 [Jan ’84], $29.95, 262pp, hc) Non-fiction, anthology of 17 scholarly essays. This was published in December 1983, but not seen until 1984.

The Making of Dune Ed Naha (Berkley 0-425-07376-9, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $5.95, 299pp, pb) [Dune] Non-fiction, the story behind the movie, including photographs and illustrations.

Haakon #1: The Golden Ax Eric Neilson (Bantam 0-553-23639-3, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $2.50, pb) [Haakon] Action adventure/fantasy novel, first of a series.

Haakon #2: The Viking’s Revenge Eric Neilson (Bantam 0-553-23924-4, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $2.50, 213pp, pb) [Haakon] Second in the advneture/fantasy series, complete with a glossary.

Haakon #3: Haakon’s Iron Hand Eric Neilson (Bantam 0-553-24368-3, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.50, 200pp, pb) [Haakon] Fantasy adventure novel, third in a series.

Haakon #4: the War God Eric Neilson (Bantam 0-553-24541-4, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.95, pb) [Haakon] Historical fantasy novel: Vikings and Indians. Part of an adventure series.

The Science Fiction of Kris Neville Kris Neville (Southern Illinois University Press 0-8093-1112-7, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $19.95, 241pp, hc) Edited by Barry N. Malzberg and Martin H. Greenberg. Collection of 11 stories, plus an appreciation by Malzberg and a bibliography.

Future War Novels: an Annotated Bibliography of Works in English Published Since 1946 John Newman & Michael Unsworth (Oryx 0-89774-103-X, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $25.00, 101pp, hc) Non-fiction; reference. Covers 191 books. It’s neither complete nor consistant on bibliographical data. Some books have reprints listed, some not, even though the information is available. A shoddy piece of scholarship. (CNB)

The Chessboard Queen Sharan Newman (St. Martin’s 0-312-13177-1, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $5.95, 296pp, tp) [Guinevere] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1983) second book in Arthurian fantasy trilogy. First trade paperback.

Guinevere Sharan Newman (St. Martin’s 0-312-35321-9, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $5.95, 257pp, tp) [Guinevere] Reprint (St. Martin’s 1981) Arthurian fantasy novel, first in the trilogy. First trade paperback.

The Integral Trees Larry Niven (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31270-8, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $14.95, 240pp, hc) [Sharls Davis Kendy] Sf novel.

The Integral Trees Larry Niven (SFBC #1551, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $3.98, 212pp, hc) [Sharls Davis Kendy] Reprint (Del Rey 1984) sf novel. Fine hard-sf adventure. (CNB)

Niven’s Laws Larry Niven (Owlswick/PSFS 0-913896-24-1, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $12.00, 108pp, hc) Collection of “Draco’s Tavern” stories, plus a selection of “laws” and essays, published to commemorate Niven’s appearance as “Principle Speaker” at the 1984 Philcon.

The Patchwork Girl Larry Niven (Ace 0-441-65317-0, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.75, 205pp, pb) [Gil Hamilton] Reissue (Ace 1980) sf novella fleshed out with illustrations by Fernando. Part of the “Gil the Arm” series. 4th printing.

Ringworld Larry Niven (Gollancz 0-575-03406-8, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], £8.95, 288pp, hc) [Ringworld] Reissue (Ballantine 1970) sf novel.

The Time of the Warlock Larry Niven (SteelDragon 0-916595-02-1, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $30.00 signed edition, 183pp, hc) [Mana] Collection of all Niven’s “Warlock” stories with some revisions. The signed edition is sold out.

The Time of the Warlock Larry Niven (Steel-Dragon 0-916595-01-3, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $20.00, 183pp, hc) [Mana] Trade edition of the above.

More Magic ed. Larry Niven (Berkley 0-425-07059-X, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $5.95, 197pp, tp) [Mana] Original anthology, third in the “Magic” series, including a Niven novella and works by Roger Zelazny, Bob Shaw, and Dian Girard. Illustrations by Alicia Austin.

Things Beyond Midnight William F. Nolan (Scream/Press 0-910489-07-6, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $35.00 limited boxed/signed/numbered; $15.00 trade, 217pp, hc) Collection of dark fantasy stories, illustrated masterfully by J.K. Potter. There’s also an original teleplay.

Players of Gor John Norman (DAW 0-87997-914-3, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $3.50, 396pp, pb) [Gor] Fantasy novel, “Gor” #20.

The Beast Master Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31376-3, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $2.50, 223pp, pb) [Hosteen Storm] Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1959) sf adventure novel.

Catseye Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31849-8, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.25, 222pp, pb) [Dipple] Reprint (Harcourt 1961) sf novel. The copyright page says it was published in July 1984, but this is the first we’ve seen it.

Dark Piper Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31537-5, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $2.25, 221pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace & World 1968) sf adventure novel.

The Defiant Agents Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-14229-X, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], 218pp, pb) [Time Traders] Reissue (World 1962) sf novel. 8th Ace printing. Book 3 in the “Time Traders” series.

Dread Companion Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31556-1, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $2.50, 221pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1970) sf novel.

Exiles of the Stars Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-22368-0, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $2.50, 249pp, pb) [Moonsinger] Reissue (Viking 1971) sf novel, sequel to Moon of Three Rings; 5th Ace printing.

Eye of the Monster Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-22377-X, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $2.50, 135pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1962) sf novella.

Forerunner Foray Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-24624-9, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $2.50, 286pp, pb) [Forerunner] Reissue (Viking 1973) sf novel, third book in the “Forerunner” series.

Galactic Derelict Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-27233-9, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.50, 246pp, pb) [Time Traders] Reissue (World 1959) sf novel, #2 in the “Ross Murdock” series; 8th Ace printing.

High Sorcery Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-33711-2, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $2.50, 240pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1970) collection; 7th printing.

Ice Crown Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-35844-6, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.50, 220pp, pb) [Forerunner] Reissue (Viking 1970) sf novel.

Key Out of Time Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-43676-5, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.50, 188pp, pb) [Time Traders] Reprint (World 1963) sf novel, Book 4 in the “Time Agents” sequence.

Knave of Dreams Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-45002-4, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.50, 276pp, pb) Reissue (Viking 1975) sf novel.

Lord of Thunder Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31396-8, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.50, 224pp, pb) [Hosteen Storm] Reissue (Harcourt Brace 1962) sf novel, sequel to The Beast Master.

Ralestone Luck Andre Norton (Dell 0-440-07265-4, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.75, 245pp, pb) Reprint (Appleton-Century 1938) novel about a luck-piece sword. This is the first paperback, as far as I know, of a very early Norton book. It’s only fantasy if you consider luck fantastic. (CNB)

The Sioux Spaceman Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-76804-0, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.50, 160pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1960) sf novelette plus a Norton profile by Lin Carter.

Stand and Deliver Andre Norton (Dell/Emerald 0-440-08233-1, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $3.25, 318pp, pb) Associational; historical romance. Listed for Norton completists.

Star Born Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-78017-2, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.50, 248pp, pb) Reissue (World 1957) sf novel; 7th Ace printing.

Star Guard Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31624-X, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $2.25, 224pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1955) sf novel, one of Norton’s best. (CNB)

The Time Traders Andre Norton (Ace 0-441-81254-6, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $2.50, 220pp, pb) [Time Traders] Reissue (World 1958) sf novel, Book 1 of the “Time Agents” sequence. 6th Ace printing (at least).

Victory on Janus Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31625-8, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.50, 247pp, pb) [Niall Renfro] Reprint (Harcourt Brace & World 1966) sf novel.

’Ware Hawk Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31685-1, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.75, 258pp, pb) [Witch World] Reprint (Atheneum 1983) fantasy novel.

’Ware Hawk Andre Norton (SFBC #3683, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $4.98, 178pp, hc) [Witch World] Reprint (Atheneum 1983) fantasy novel.

Wheel of Stars Andre Norton (Tor 0-812-54725-X, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $3.50, 318pp, pb) Reprint (Wallaby 1983) fantasy novel.

The X Factor Andre Norton (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31557-X, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.50, 191pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1965) sf novel.

Gryphon’s Eyrie Andre Norton & A. C. Crispin (Tor 0-312-93285-5, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $12.95, 248pp, hc) [Witch World: Gryphon] Fantasy novel. Though this is co-authored by Crispin, it’s a continuation of the two “Gryphon” books written by Norton alone.

The House of Shadows Andre Norton & Phyllis Miller (Atheneum 0-689-50298-2, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $11.95, 201pp, hc) Juvenile fantasy/suspense novel of “three children who encounter strange events in their great-aunt’s old house.”

Midway Between Warren C. Norwood (Bantam 0-553-24440-X, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.75, 235pp, pb) [Double Spiral War] Sf novel, “The Double Spiral War” #1.

The Windhover Tapes: The Planet of Flowers Warren C. Norwood (Bantam 0-553-23963-5, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.50, 214pp, pb) [Windhover Tapes] Sf novel, conclusion of the tetralogy.

The Mercy Men Alan E. Nourse (Ace 0-441-52561-X, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.50, 156pp, pb) Reissue (David McKay 1968) sf novel. A rewrite of an earlier book, A Man Obsessed (Ace 1955).

The Journeys of McGill Feighan, Book I: Caverns Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. (Berkley 0-425-07469-2, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.75, 214pp, pb) Reissue (Berkley 1981) sf novel; 4th printing.

The Journeys of McGill Feighan, Book III: Lava Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. (Berkley 0-425-07470-6, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.75, 232pp, pb) Reissue (Berkley 1982) sf novel; 2nd printing.

ORA:CLE Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. (Berkley 0-425-07260-6, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.95, 343pp, pb) Sf novel.

Mysteries of Winterthurn Joyce Carol Oates (Dutton 0-525-24208-2, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $16.95, 482pp, hc) [Xavier Kilgarvan] Three linked Gothic/fantasy/mystery tales.

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