The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Night of the Claw Jay Ramsay (St. Martin’s 0-312-57294-8, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $12.95, 367pp, hc) Reprint (U.K. 1983) horror novel, first U.S. edition.

The Sword of Winter Marta Randall (SFBC #3607, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $3.98, 244pp, hc) Reprint (Simon & Schuster Timescape 1983) fantasy novel. Witty political adventure. (EAL)

Those Who Favour Fire Marta Randall (Pocket 0-671-44216-3, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $3.50, 276pp, pb) Near-future disaster novel.

The Nebula Awards #19 ed. Marta Randall (Arbor House 0-87795-662-6, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $15.95, 255pp, hc) Anthology of the 1984 Nebula winners and some runners-up.

The Shattered World Michael Reaves (Timescape 0-671-49943-2, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $6.95, 349pp, tp) [Shattered World] Trade paperback of the above. It came out nearly a month before the hardcover.

The Shattered World Michael Reaves (Simon & Schuster 0-671-49942-4, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $15.95, 349pp, hc) [Shattered World] Fantasy novel.

Hellstar Michael Reaves & Steve Perry (Berkley 0-425-07297-5, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.95, 326pp, pb) Sf novel.

Eros Ascending Mike Resnick (Phantasia 0-932096-29-8, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $17.00, 217pp, hc) [Tales of the Velvet Comet] Sf novel, limited edition (1,500 copies) of Book 1 of the “Tales of the Velvet Comet” series. Boxed, numbered, and signed.

Unauthorized Autobiographies and Other Curiosities Mike Resnick (Misfit, Jan ’84 [Feb ’84], $3.00, unpaginated, pb) Collection of 7 stories, plus an introduction, produced for Resnick’s Guest of Honor appearance at Confusion. Illustrations by Randy Bathurst, Linda Leech, and Joan Hanke Woods.

The Branch Mike Resnick (Signet 0-451-12778-1, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.50, 191pp, pb) Sf novel.

Eros at Zenith Mike Resnick (Phantasia 0-932096-32-8, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $17.00, 187pp, hc) [Tales of the Velvet Comet] Sf novel, in the “Tales of the Velvet Comet” series.

Eros at Zenith Mike Resnick (Phantasia 0-932096-32-8, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $40.00, 187pp, hc) [Tales of the Velvet Comet] 300 copy, signed, numbered, boxed, limited edition of the above.

Tales of the Velvet Comet #1: Eros Ascending Mike Resnick (NAL/Signet 0-451-13255-6, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $2.95, 254pp, pb) [Tales of the Velvet Comet] Reprint (Phantasia 1984) sf novel.

Chaos in Lagrangia Mack Reynolds (Tor 0-812-55128-1, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $2.95, 256pp, pb) [LaGrangia] Sf novel, third in the “LaGrangia” series.

Space Search Mack Reynolds (Dell/Emerald 0-440-08095-9, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $2.75, 191pp, pb) Sf novel. Very big print, with a 1984 copyright by Mack Reynolds.

Eternity Mack Reynolds & Dean Ing (Baen 0-671-55913-3, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.95, 254pp, pb) Sf novel.

Home Sweet Home Mack Reynolds & Dean Ing (Dell 0-440-03658-5, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.95, 255pp, pb) Sf novel.

The Other Time Mack Reynolds & Dean Ing (Baen 0-671-55926-5, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.95, 308pp, pb) Sf novel: a 20th-century man in 16th-century Mexico.

Long Voyage Back Luke Rhinehart (Dell 0-440-14987-8, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $3.95, 397pp, pb) Reprint (Delacorte 1983) post-holocaust sf novel.

Philip K. Dick: In His Own Words Gregg Rickman (Fragments West 0-916063-01-1, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $9.95, 255pp, tp) First in a three-book series on the life and works of P.K. Dick, most of the material here consists of interview transcripts. A lot of it has never appeared before, and much of it is fascinating. Foreword by Roger Zelazny. (CNB) [Philip K. Dick]

Jitterbug Perfume Tom Robbins (Bantam 0-553-05068-0, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $16.95, 342pp, hc) Fantasy time-travel novel.

Shapechangers: Chronicles of the Cheysuli, Book One Jennifer Roberson (DAW 0-87997-907-0, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.95, 221pp, pb) [Cheysuli] Fantasy novel with elements of romance; a first novel.

The Further Education of Oversoul Seven Jane Roberts (Pocket 0-671-83263-8, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $3.50, 270pp, pb) Reprint (Prentice-Hall 1979) sf/fantasy/occult novel.

Pavane Keith Roberts (Gollancz 0-575-03437-8, May ’84 [Apr ’84], £8.95, 279pp, hc) [Pavane] Reprint (Rupert Hart-Davis 1968) sf collection/novel. This edition follows the U.S. text (Doubleday 1968) which added one story.

In a Faraway Galaxy Doris Robin, Gracia Fay Ellwood & Lee Vibber (Extequer 0-935892-07-9, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $6.95, 149pp, tp) [Star Wars] Non-fiction, a group of essays dealing with the characters, form, and philosophy of the “Star Wars” movies.

Icehenge Kim Stanley Robinson (Ace 0-441-35854-3, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.95, 262pp, pb) [Icehenge] Sf novel, incorporating two short stories (“To Leave a Mark” and “On the North Pole of Pluto”). Linked tales of science, politics, and space. Recommended. (FCM)

The Wild Shore Kim Stanley Robinson (Ace 0-441-88870-4, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $2.95, 371pp, pb) [Orange County] Sf novel, first of the revived Ace Science Fiction Specials edited by Terry Carr. A first novel. Slow but excellently written post-holocaust California coast novel. (EAL)

The Adventures of Samurai Cat Mark E. Rogers (Donald M. Grant 0-937986-60-7, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $20.00, hc) [Samurai Cat] Fantasy spoof with numerous illustrations by the author/artist.

The Adventures of Samurai Cat Mark E. Rogers (Donald M. Grant 0-937986-61-5, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $50.00, hc) [Samurai Cat] Limited, signed, deluxe edition of the above.

Samurai Cat Mark E. Rogers (Tor 0-812-57681-0, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $8.95, unpaginated, tp) [Samurai Cat] Reprint (Grant 1984), fantasy art and humor, with both black & white and color illustrations.

The Big Wheel William Rollo (NEL 0-450-05281-8, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], £2.25, 283pp, pb) Near-future sf/espionage novel.

The Sword and the Chain Joel Rosenberg (Signet 0-451-12883-4, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $2.95, 251pp, pb) [Guardians of the Flame] Fantasy novel, Book Two of “Guardians of the Flame”.

Ties of Blood and Silver Joel Rosenberg (Signet 0-451-13167-3, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.75, 176pp, pb) [Metzada] Sf novel.

The Slaying of the Dragon: Modern Tales of the Playful Imagination ed. Franz Rottensteiner (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-182975-6, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $14.95, 303pp, hc) Anthology of 11 stories by Borges, Ballard, Lem, and other literary fantasists.

The 4th Dimension: Toward a Geometry of Higher Reality Rudy Rucker (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-34420-4, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $17.95, 228pp, hc) Non-fiction, of associational interest.

The Last of Danu’s Children Allison Rush (Tor 0-812-55250-4, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $2.95, 315pp, pb) Reprint (Allen & Unwin 1982) young-adult fantasy novel.

Extra(ordinary) People Joanna Russ (St. Martin’s 0-312-27806-3, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $10.95, 161pp, hc) Collection of 5 stories, including the Hugo-winning novella “Souls”. Recommended. (FCM)

The Zanzibar Cat Joanna Russ (Baen 0-671-55906-0, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $3.50, 286pp, pb) Collection, contents revised from Arkham House 1983 edition.

Men, Martians and Machines Eric Frank Russell (Crown 0-517-55184-5, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $7.95, 216pp, hc) [Jay Score] Reprint (Dennis Dobson 1955) sf novel composed of four novellas. There is a new introduction by George Zebrowski. Volume 1 in the “Classics of Modern Science Fiction” series.

Cast a Cold Eye Alan Ryan (Dark Harvest 0-913165-02-6, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $35.00, 239pp, hc) Horror novel with illustrations by Jill Bauman. 200 copy signed limited edition.

Cast a Cold Eye Alan Ryan (Dark Harvest 0-913165-03-4, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $18.00, 239pp, hc) Trade edition of the above.

Cast a Cold Eye Alan Ryan (Tor 0-812-52543-4, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $3.95, 351pp, pb) Reprint (Dark Harvest 1984) horror novel.

Night Visions 1 ed. Alan Ryan (Dark Harvest 0-913165-04-2, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $45.00, 296pp, hc) Limited signed edition of original anthology with 7 stories by Charles L. Grant, 7 by Steve Rasnic Tem, and 4 by Tanith Lee, illustrated by Gregory Manchess. A fine idea for an anthology. The Tanith Lee stories are especially good and the book is well-made. (CNB)

Night Visions 1 ed. Alan Ryan (Dark Harvest 0-913165-05-0, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $18.00, 296pp, hc) Trade edition of above.

Berserker Fred Saberhagen (Ace 0-441-05469-2, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $2.95, 243pp, pb) [Berserker] Reissue (Ballantine 1967) collection; 10th Ace printing.

Berserker Man Fred Saberhagen (Ace 0-441-05471-4, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $2.75, 220pp, pb) [Berserker] Reissue (Ace 1979) sf novel; 7th printing.

Berserker’s Planet Fred Saberhagen (Ace 0-441-05474-9, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.75, 233pp, pb) [Berserker] Reissue (DAW 1975) sf novel, third in the “Berserker” series; 6th Ace printing.

Brother Assassin Fred Saberhagen (Ace 0-441-08218-1, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $2.75, 233pp, pb) [Berserker] Reissue (Ballantine 1969) sf novel of the Berserkers; 6th Ace printing.

Empire of the East Fred Saberhagen (Macdonald 0-356-10190-8, Jun ’84 [May ’84], £9.95, 558pp, hc) [Empire of the East] Reprint (Ace 1979) omnibus with revised versions of The Broken Lands (1968), The Black Mountains (1971), and Changeling Earth (1973). This is the first hardcover edition.

The First Book of Swords Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-55298-9, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $2.95, 309pp, pb) [Swords] Reprint (Tor 1983) fantasy novel. First mass market pb publication.

The Golden People Fred Saberhagen (Baen 0-671-55904-4, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $3.50, 270pp, pb) Sf novel, expansion of a novella of the same name (Ace 1984).

The Mask of the Sun Fred Saberhagen (Ace 0-441-52078-2, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.75, 234pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1979) time travel/alternate world novel.

The Third Book of Swords Fred Saberhagen (Tor 0-812-55303-9, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $7.95, 320pp, tp) [Swords] Fantasy novel.

The Ultimate Enemy Fred Saberhagen (Ace 0-441-84318-2, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.75, 242pp, pb) [Berserker] Reissue (Ace 1979) collection of 9 “Berserker” stories.

The Veils of Azlaroc Fred Saberhagen (Ace 0-441-86066-4, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $2.50, 216pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1978) sf novel.

Machines That Kill ed. Fred Saberhagen & Martin H. Greenberg (Ace 0-441-51358-1, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.75, 326pp, pb) Anthology of 15 stories including famous ones such as “Killdozer!” (Sturgeon), “Alpha Ralpha Boulevard” (Smith), “Fondly Fahrenheit” (Bester), etc. There are no introductions or forewords.

Casca #10: The Conquistador Barry Sadler (Charter 0-441-09241-1, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.50, 172pp, pb) [Casca] Historical fantasy novel, in the “Eternal Mercenary” series.

Casca #10: The Conquistador Barry Sadler (Charter 0-441-09322-1, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.75, 172pp, pb) [Casca] Reissue (Charter 1984) fantasy novel in the “Eternal Mercenary” series. This second printing actually came out in March, just a month after the first printing.

Casca #11: The Legionnaire Barry Sadler (Charter 0-441-09244-6, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.50, 169pp, pb) [Casca] Fantasy novel, in the “Eternal Mercenary” series.

Casca #12: The African Mercenary Barry Sadler (Charter 0-441-09260-8, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.50, 217pp, pb) [Casca] Novel in the military fantasy series, “The Eternal Mercenary”.

Casca: The Eternal Mercenary Barry Sadler (Charter 0-441-21773-7, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.75, 246pp, pb) [Casca] Reissue (Charter 1979) fantasy novel, sixth printing of this first novel in the series about an immortal soldier.

The Year’s Best Fantasy Stories: 10 ed. Arthur W. Saha (DAW 0-87997-963-1, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.75, 254pp, pb) Anthology of 11 stories, including Locus Poll winner “Beyond the Dead Reef” by James Tiptree, Jr., and the Hugo/Nebula/World Fantasy nominee “Wong’s Lost & Found Emporium” by William Wu.

The Golden Naginata Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Ace 0-441-29752-8, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $2.75, 309pp, pb) [Tomoe Gozen Saga] Reissue (Ace 1982) fantasy novel, “Tomoe Gozen” #2.

Thousand Shrine Warrior Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Ace 0-441-80761-5, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $2.75, 275pp, pb) [Tomoe Gozen Saga] Fantasy novel, third in the “Tomoe Gozen Saga”. Stands alone; best of the three so far. (EAL)

Tomoe Gozen Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Ace 0-441-81653-3, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $2.75, 257pp, pb) [Tomoe Gozen Saga] Reissue (Ace 1981) fantasy novel, first of the saga; 3rd printing.

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