Jungle of Steel & StoneGeorge C. Chesbro (Mysterious Press 0-445-40521-X, Dec 88 [Nov 88], $3.95, 200pp, pb) [Veil Kendry] Reprint (Mysterious Press 1988) fantasy paranormal novel about an artist involved as a detective.
Two Songs This Archangel SingsGeorge C. Chesbro (Dell 0-440-20105-5, Apr 88 [Mar 88], $3.95, 254pp, pb) [Dr. Robert Frederickson (Mongo); Veil Kendry] Reprint (Atheneum 1986) thriller with fantasy elements. Fifth in the Mongo series.
The Ghost and Lady AliceMarion Chesney (Ballantine Fawcett 0-449-21698-5, Jan 89 [Dec 88], $2.95, 222pp, pb) Reprint (Fawcett Coventry 1982) Regency ghost/love story.
The AthelingGrace Chetwin (Tor 0-312-93059-3, Mar 88 [Jan 88], $18.95, 445pp, hc) [Last Legacy] Sf novel (with fantasy elements), Vol. 1 of The Last Legacy tetralogy. Near-future anti-war novel.
The Crystal StairGrace Chetwin (Macmillan Bradbury 0-02-718311-4, May 88 [Aug 88], $13.95, 225pp, hc) [Gom] Young-adult fantasy novel, part of the Tales of Gom series.
The GrangeR. Chetwynd-Hayes (Tor 0-812-51626-5, Apr 88 [Mar 88], $3.95, 249pp, pb) Classic British ghost novel set in 1590. Not a horror novel in spite of the packaging. First American edition (Wm. Kimber 1985).
The Haunted GrangeR. Chetwynd-Hayes (Kimber 0-7183-0698-8, Nov 88, £9.95, 184pp, hc) [Clavering Grange] Horror novel. Volume 8 in the Clavering Grange series.
The Other SideR. Chetwynd-Hayes (Tor 0-812-51628-1, Sep 88 [Aug 88], $3.95, 273pp, pb) Collection of 4 stories set in a haunted house. The stories are set in 1850, 1969, 1980, and 2000! More ghost story than horror, despite the packaging. First American edition (Kimber 1972).
vii · Introduction · in
1 · Woodwork1850 · na The Other Side, Kimber, 1972
91 · Bricks and Mortar1969 · na The Other Side, Kimber, 1972
159 · Loft Conversion · na The Other Side, Kimber, 1972
218 · Labour-Saving Devices2000 · na The Other Side, Kimber, 1972
Tales of the Hidden WorldR. Chetwynd-Hayes (Kimber 0-7183-0673-2, Jul 88, £9.50, 206pp, hc) [Clavering Grange] Original ghost collection. Volume 6 in the Tales of Clavering Grange series.
7 · Foreword · fw
11 · Those That Serve · na *
80 · Life Everlasting · nv *
112 · The Cringing Couple of Clavering [Frederica Masters; Francis St. Clare] · na *
171 · Home and Beauty · nv *
Tales of the Dark #3 ed. Lincoln Child (St. Martins 0-312-90539-4, Feb 88, $3.50, 179pp, pb) Anthology of 9 horror stories.
Isaac Asimovs Robot City, Book 5: RefugeRobert Chilson (Ace 0-441-37385-2, Mar 88 [Feb 88], $2.95, 163pp, pb) [Robot City] Sf novelization in the series based on Asimovs work.
The Fairy of Ku-SheM. Lucie Chin (Ace 0-441-22563-2, Aug 88 [Jul 88], $3.50, 265pp, pb) Fantasy novel of ancient China; a first novel.
Mystique: Tales of Wonder ed. Mike Chinn (The British Fantasy Society, Jan 88 [Apr 88], £1.00, 34pp, ph) Original anthology of horror stories in the style of the old horror pulps. Volume 13 in the BFS Booklet series.
The City of Gold and LeadJohn Christopher (Macmillan Collier 0-02-042701-8, Oct 88 [Nov 88], $3.95, 218pp, pb) [Tripods] Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1967) young-adult sf novel, Book Two of the Tripods trilogy. Second Collier edition. Sold in a boxed set with volumes one and three.
The GuardiansJohn Christopher (Puffin 0-14-030579-3, Aug 88, £1.95, 176pp, pb) Reissue (Hamish Hamilton 1970) young-adult sf novel.
The Pool of FireJohn Christopher (Macmillan Collier 0-02-042721-2, Oct 88 [Nov 88], $3.95, 218pp, pb) [Tripods] Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1968) young-adult sf novel, conclusion of the Tripods trilogy. Second Collier edition. Sold in a boxed set with volumes one and two.
When the Tripods CameJohn Christopher (Dutton 0-525-44397-5, Apr 88 [Jun 88], $12.95, 151pp, hc) [Tripods] Young-adult sf novel, prequel to the Tripods trilogy.
When the Tripods CameJohn Christopher (Viking UK 0-670-82090-3, Sep 88 [Dec 88], £6.95, 128pp, hc) [Tripods] Reprint (Dutton 1988) young-adult sf novel. Prequel to the Tripods trilogy. [First U.K. edition]
The White MountainsJohn Christopher (Macmillan Collier 0-02-042711-5, Oct 88, $3.95, 214pp, pb) [Tripods] Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1967) young-adult sf novel, first in the Tripods Trilogy. A small group of friends journey toward a place they can be free of the Tripods who rule the Earth. Second Collier edition, sold in a boxed set with volumes two and three (ISBN 0-02-042571-6, $11.85).
Loose ConnectionsSybil Claiborne (Academy Chicago 0-89733-301-2, Jul 88 [Jun 88], $16.95, 171pp, hc) Collection of 16 literary stories with elements of sf, fantasy, and the surreal.
1 · Acid Rain · ss Columbia #11 86
11 · Rubble · ss *
27 · Visions and Revisions · ss *
33 · Okinawas Wife · ss New Yorker Jul 11 77
41 · Last Year at Pittsburgh · ss Story Quarterly #15 82
51 · An Incurable Malady · ss Transatlantic Review #55 76
61 · Historic Moments: The Discovery of Love · ss PEN syndicated fiction project, 1985
67 · The Guru and His Mother · ss *
75 · The Gulag Computer: Dead Souls in the Terminal · ss *
91 · The Future of Conglomerates [The Great Western Civilization Caper] · ss Esquire Aug 70
99 · Loose Connections · ss Other Voices #2 85
109 · A Pretty Fine Life · ss Quartet Sum 77
117 · Final Words · ss Transatlantic Review #57 77
129 · On Vacation · ss *
137 · Flotsam and Jetsam [The Object of My Affections] · ss Viva Aug 74
149 · Scenes from a Novel: Replenishing Ava · nv *
The FeedingLeigh Clark (Leisure 0-8439-2604-X, 1988 [Apr 88], $3.95, 352pp, pb) Horror novel set in a crumbling house above a mine filled with ancient evil.
Where are the Children?Mary Higgins Clark (Collins 0-00-223083-6, Jan 88, £10.95, 192pp, hc) Reprint (Talmy Franklin 1975) horror novel. [Not seen]
2001: A Space OdysseyArthur C. Clarke (Legend 0-09-932680-9, Dec 88, £2.50, 229pp, pb) [Space Odyssey] Reissue (NAL 1968) sf novel. This edition contains the 1982 epilogue.
2061: Odyssey ThreeArthur C. Clarke (Grafton 0-246-13323-6, Jan 88, £10.95, 254pp, hc) [Space Odyssey] Sf novel. Theoretically simultaneous with US (Del Rey) edition.
2061: Odyssey ThreeArthur C. Clarke (SFBC #11829, Jul 88, $4.98, 206pp, hc) [Space Odyssey] Reprint (Del Rey/Grafton 1988) sf novel, third in the Odyssey series.
The Deep RangeArthur C. Clarke (Gollancz 0-575-04267-2, May 88, £2.95, 224pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace 1957) sf novel. This edition contains a new foreword by Clarke. Volume 23 in the VGSF Classics series.
The Fountains of ParadiseArthur C. Clarke (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-34794-3, Apr 88 [Mar 88], $3.50, 303pp, pb) Reissue (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1979) sf novel, winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards. ninth Del Rey printing;
The Fountains of ParadiseArthur C. Clarke (Easton Press, Nov 88, no price, 261pp, hc) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1979) award-winning sf novel. This leatherbound, gilt-edge edition is available only to members of the Masterpieces of Science Fiction series. There is a new introduction by George Zebrowski and illustrations by Bob Eggleton.
Imperial EarthArthur C. Clarke (Gollancz 0-575-04316-4, Sep 88 [Aug 88], £2.99, 287pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1975) sf novel. Volume 27 in the VGSF Classics series.
Of Time and StarsArthur C. Clarke (Puffin 0-14-030703-6, Aug 88, £1.99, 205pp, pb) Reissue (Gollancz 1972) sf collection.
Rendezvous with RamaArthur C. Clarke (Gollancz 0-575-04195-1, Feb 88, £2.95, 256pp, pb) [Rama] Reprint (Gollancz 1973) sf novel. Volume 21 in the VGSF Classics series.
Rendezvous with RamaArthur C. Clarke (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-35056-1, Apr 88 [Mar 88], $3.50, 274pp, pb) [Rama] Reissue (Gollancz 1973) sf novel, winner of the Hugo and Nebula awards. 20th Del Rey printing [dated 1/88]; over 2,000,000 in print.
CradleArthur C. Clarke & Gentry Lee (Gollancz 0-575-04164-1, Jul 88, £11.95, 309pp, hc) Romantic thriller about a woman reporter who finds an alien spaceship crash-landed off Key West. Simultaneous with the American edition.
CradleArthur C. Clarke & Gentry Lee (Warner 0-446-51379-2, Aug 88 [Jul 88], $18.95, 293pp, hc) Sf novel. A mysterious artifact is found off the Florida coast.
A Meeting with Medusa/Green Mars ed. Anon. (Tor 0-812-53362-3, Oct 88 [Sep 88], $2.95, 67 + 103pp, pb) Anthology of two novellas, published back-to-back in Ace Double fashion. Unlike the Ace books, the price is only on one side and the OCR characters on the other.
The Joshua FactorDonald D. Clayton (Bart 1-55785-014-3, Mar 88 [Feb 88], $3.95, 250pp, pb) Reprint (Texas Monthly Press 1986) sf novel of near future disaster.
A Bait of DreamsJo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-276-1, May 88 [Apr 88], $3.95, 404pp, pb) [Gleia] Reissue (DAW 1985) fantasy novel; third printing.
Blue MagicJo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-270-2, May 88 [Apr 88], $3.95, 333pp, pb) [Drinker of Souls] Fantasy novel, second in the Drinker of Souls trilogy this time, Clayton also brings in strong sf elements. An enjoyable oddity. (FCM)
Drinker of SoulsJo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-275-3, May 88 [Apr 88], $3.95, 335pp, pb) [Drinker of Souls] Reissue (DAW 1986) fantasy novel, first of a trilogy; third printing.
Shadow of the WarmasterJo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-298-2, Oct 88 [Sep 88], $3.95, 398pp, pb) Sf novel of a quest to recover the kidnapped daughter of a rich and powerful executive.
The Cold MoonsAeron Clement (Kindredson 0-9512998-0-8, Mar 88, £10.95, 322pp, hc) Reissue (Kindredson 1987) animal fantasy about badgers. This was originally published in a limited (2000 copies) edition in Wales and has only just been made available country-wide.
Mission of GravityHal Clement (Easton Press, Sep 88 [Aug 88], $32.00, 224pp, hc) [Mesklin] Reprint (Doubleday 1954) classic sf novel, in the Masterpieces of Science Fiction series. Leatherbound, gilt-edge. There is a new introduction by C.J. Cherryh, and artwork by Vincent DiFate. This first appeared in 1987, but was not seen until 1988.
Still RiverHal Clement (Sphere 0-7474-0117-9, Nov 88, £3.50, 279pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1987) hard science puzzle story in Clements usual style. [First U.K. edition]
Gruesome John Frederick: A Tale of ChristmasJack Clemons (Aegina 0-916383-30-X, 1988 [Oct 88], $6.00, 73pp, tp) Young-adult fantasy Christmas tale about a boy who is kidnapped by a dwarf by accident.
The Crystal CrownB. W. Clough (DAW 0-88677-283-4, Jun 88 [May 88], $3.50, 223pp, pb) [Averidan] Reissue (DAW 1984) fantasy novel in the Averidan series; third printing.
The Name of the SunB. W. Clough (DAW 0-88677-282-6, Jun 88 [May 88], $3.95, 304pp, pb) [Averidan] Fantasy novel, latest in the Averidan series.
Strokes: Essays and Reviews 1966-1986John Clute (Serconia 0-934933-03-0, Oct 88 [Sep 88], $16.95, 178pp, hc) Non-fiction, collection of critical reviews on sf, with an introduction by Thomas M. Disch. Clute is one of our most astute (and wry) reviewers. Recommended. (CNB)
Strokes: Essays and Reviews 1966-1986John Clute (Serconia 0-934933-02-2, Oct 88 [Sep 88], $8.95, 178pp, tp) Non-fiction, collection of reviews. Paperback edition of the above.
279 · The Face · Jere Cunningham · ss Modern Masters of Horror, ed. Frank Coffey, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1981
Castle at Witches CovenVirginia Coffman (Piatkus 0-86188-704-2, Mar 88, £9.50, 185pp, hc) Reprint (??? 1966) gothic novel with occult overtones. [First U.K. edition]
Chalet of the DevilVirginia Coffman (Piatkus 0-86188-758-1, Aug 88, £9.95, 216pp, hc) [Lucifer Cove] Reprint (Lancer 1971, as Chalet Diabolique) romantic novel with occult touches. Volume 5 in the Lucifer Cove series. [First U.K. edition]
Radio PlaysD. G. Compton (Kerosina 0-948893-24-9, Apr 88, £4.50, 62pp, tp) Collection of two delightful, surreal radio play scripts that Compton wrote for the BBC in the 1960s. Recommended. (PSP) Limited edition of 350 copies.
7 · Introduction · in
9 · A Turning off the Minch Park Road · pl *
31 · Time Exposure · pl *
Radio PlaysD. G. Compton (Kerosina 0-948893-23-0, Apr 88, 62pp, hc) Hardback edition of the above, slip-cased with the collectors edition of Scudders Game. Limited edition of 300 copies.
Scudders GameD. G. Compton (Kerosina 0-948893-22-2, Apr 88, £12.95, 175pp, hc) Disappointing sf novel about rebellion against the system and the perils of growing old. Limited edition of 750 copies.
Scudders GameD. G. Compton (Kerosina 0-948893-21-4, Apr 88, £35.00, 175pp, hc) Collectors edition of the above, slip-cased with the hardback edition of Radio Plays. Limited edition of 250 copies.
Quarrel with the MoonJ. C. Conaway (Tor 0-812-51636-2, Oct 88 [Sep 88], $3.95, 319pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1982) horror novel with werewolves. Second printing.