The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Frankenstein Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Peter Bedrick/Blackie 0-87226-190-5, Nov ’88 [Jan ’89], $18.95, 222pp, hc) [Frankenstein] Reprint of the 19th-century classic sf/horror novel, with new illustrations by the late Charles Keeping. This is identical inside to the 1988 British edition from Blackie. The text is unabridged and has both the 1818 and 1831 prefaces.

The Devil’s Diagonal Margaret Shennan (Swallow 0-86267-258-9, Oct ’89, £2.25, 124pp, pb, cover by Scoular Anderson) Young-adult fantasy novel.

The Father of Stones Lucius Shepard (Washington Science Fiction Association 0-9621725-0-2, Jun ’89, no price, 133pp, hc) [Griaule] Fantasy novella set in the same world as “The Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule” and “The Scalehunter’s Beautiful Daughter”, with illustrations by J.K. Potter. Signed, limited edition of 500 copies published for Disclave ’89. There is a 1988 copyright, but this seems to be the first appearance.

The Jaguar Hunter Lucius Shepard (Bantam 0-553-34695-4, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $7.95, 356pp, tp) Abridged reprint (Arkham House 1987) collection of ten stories. (Lacks “R&R”).

Life During Wartime Lucius Shepard (Paladin 0-586-08797-4, Apr ’89, £4.99, 383pp, tp, cover by J. K. Potter) Reprint (Bantam 1987) sf novel.

Nantucket Slayrides Lucius Shepard & Robert Frazier (Eel Grass Press 0-938075-10-1, Aug ’89 [Oct ’89], $10.95, 219pp, tp) Anthology of three fantasy/horror stories set in Nantucket, two reprints by Shepard, one original by Frazier. Also announced in a signed, limited hardcover edition of 250 copies (-11-X, $70.00).

The Secret of the Unicorn Queen Book 1: Swept Away Josepha Sherman (Beaver 0-09-965470-9, Apr ’89, £1.99, 121pp, pb) Reprint (Fawcett Columbine 1988) young-adult fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Secret of the Unicorn Queen Book 5: The Dark Gods Josepha Sherman (Fawcett Columbine 0-449-90359-1, May ’89, $3.95, 117pp, pb) Fifth book in a teenage fantasy/romance series for girls written by different authors and packaged by Parachute Press.

The Secret of the Unicorn Queen Book 5: The Dark Gods Josepha Sherman (Beaver 0-09-965510-1, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], £1.99, 117pp, pb, cover by Rowena Morrill) Reprint (Fawcett Columbine 1989) book in young-adult fantasy series written by different authors. [First U.K. edition]

The Shining Falcon Josepha Sherman (Avon 0-380-75436-3, Nov ’89, $3.95, 341pp, pb) Romantic fairy-tale fantasy novel based on Slavic mythology.

The Curse Carl Sherrell (Pageant 0-517-00954-4, Feb ’89 [Jan ’89], $3.95, 469pp, pb) Horror novel abourt a town cursed by an Indian woman who was wrongfully killed.

The Tangled Lands Will Shetterly (Ace 0-441-79804-7, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 247pp, pb, cover by E. T. Steadman) Fantasy novel set in a world created by a fictional computer game. The programmer has to enter the world to fix the bugs.

Deserted Cities of the Heart Lewis Shiner (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27975-0, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $4.50, 335pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1988) sf novel of the near future — and ancient Mayan mysticism. A Nebula nominee.

Heatseeker John Shirley (Scream/Press 0-910489-26-2, Apr ’89, $25.00, 246pp, hc) Collection of 19 stories including three originals and revised texts of others. Also announced in a limited edition.

A Splendid Chaos John Shirley (Mandarin 0-7493-0047-7, Jul ’89, £3.99, 357pp, pb) Reprint (Franklin Watts 1988) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

She Who Remembers Linda Lay Shuler (NAL Signet 0-451-16053-3, Aug ’89, $4.95, 471pp, pb) [Time Circle] Reprint (Arbor House 1988) American Indian historical fantasy set in a 13-century Anasazi world.

She Who Remembers Linda Lay Shuler (Pan 0-330-30889-0, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], £6.99, 427pp, tp, cover by Andrew Wheatcroft) [Time Circle] Reprint (Arbor House 1988) Amerindian fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Time Circle” trilogy.

With Fate Conspire Mike Shupp (Headline 0-7472-3341-1, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], £3.99, 306pp, pb) [Destiny Makers] Reprint (Del Rey 1985) sf novel. Volume 1 in the “Destiny Makers” series. [First U.K. edition]

Heritage of Flight Susan M. Shwartz (Tor 0-812-55413-2, Apr ’89, $3.95, 338pp, pb) Sf adventure novel about survival on an alien planet.

Arabesques 2 ed. Susan M. Shwartz (Avon 0-380-75570-X, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.95, 370pp, pb) Original anthology of 16 stories, with framing material by Susan Shwartz. Second anthology of Arabian Nights-style stories Shwartz has edited.

The Land of Narnia Brian Sibley (Lions 0-00-673591-6, Oct ’89, £3.99, 96pp, tp, cover by Pauline Baynes) Non-fiction study of C.S. Lewis’s land of Narnia. Also available in hardcover (-191161-9, £8.95).

MagiCon Original Bookmark Anthology ed. Joseph D. Siclari (MagiCon, Aug ’89, free, 8pp, bookmarks) “Anthology” of eight original vignettes, each printed on a bookmark, with illustrations by Vincent DiFate, Phil Foglio, and others. A promotional item from the “Orlando in ’92” Worldcon campaign.

The House Next Door Anne Rivers Siddons (Ballantine 0-345-32333-5, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 279pp, pb) Reissue (Simon & Schuster 1978) horror novel of a monstrous house; 16th printing.

Alpha Centauri Robert Siegel (Lion 0-7459-1602-3, Mar ’89 [Apr ’89], £2.25, 255pp, pb, cover by Kathy Wyatt) Reprint (Crossway 1981) young-adult sf novel.

C.A.D.S. # 7: Doom Commander [by Ryder Syvertsen] John Sievert (Zebra 0-8217-2685-4, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $2.95, 220pp, pb) [C.A.D.S.] Post-holocaust military sf novel.

Frank Frazetta’s Death Dealer Book 3: Tooth and Claw James R. Silke (Tor 0-812-50330-9, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $3.95, 342pp, pb) [Death Dealer] Fantasy novel in a series based on a Frazetta painting, with a Frazetta cover.

At Winter’s End Robert Silverberg (Warner 0-446-35397-3, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $4.95, 404pp, pb) [New Springtime] Reprint (Warner 1988) far-future sf novel about a reemerging humanity. First of a series. This edition has a special offer inside for a free copy of Revolt on Alpha C.

Beyond the Safe Zone Robert Silverberg (Warner 0-446-30173-6, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 565pp, pb) Reissue (Fine 1986) sf collection; second printing.

The Conglomeroid Cocktail Party Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-04622-8, Nov ’89, £3.50, 284pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Arbor House 1984) sf collection.

Dying Inside Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-04437-3, Mar ’89, £2.99, 188pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) Reprint (Scribner’s 1972) sf novel. The last novel written during Silverberg’s best ‘period’ in the late 60’s and early 70’s. Recommended. (PSP) Volume 31 in the “VGSF Classics” series.

Lord Valentine’s Castle Robert Silverberg (Bantam Spectra 0-553-22928-1, Nov ’89, $4.50, 447pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Majipoor] Reissue (Harper & Row 1980) sf novel, first book in the “Majipoor” series; fifth printing.

The Majipoor Chronicles Robert Silverberg (Bantam Spectra 0-553-14428-6, Nov ’89, $4.50, 281pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Majipoor] Reissue (Arbor House 1982) sf collection, second book in the “Majipoor” series. There is new cover art and an author bio and books list for Louis L’Amour rather than Silverberg. 10th printing.

Project Pendulum Robert Silverberg (Hutchinson 0-09-173757-5, Feb ’89, £6.95, 139pp, hc, cover by Peter Elson) Reprint (Walker 1987) young-adult sf novel, in which identical twins take part in the first time travel experiments. [First U.K. edition]

Project Pendulum Robert Silverberg (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28001-5, Nov ’89, $3.95, 210pp, pb) Reprint (Walker 1987) young-adult sf novel. The Moebius illustrations are not included.

The Queen of Springtime Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-04586-8, Nov ’89, £13.95, 415pp, hc, cover by Nicholas Rodgers) [New Springtime] Fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “New Springtime” series.

Revolt on Alpha C Robert Silverberg (Warner, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], no price, 86pp, pb) Reprint (Crowell 1955) sf novel. Silverberg’s first book; this edition includes a new introduction by the author. Promotional edition—not for sale. Books were much shorter then.

Son of Man Robert Silverberg (Warner 0-446-34511-3, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 213pp, pb) Reissue (Ballantine 1971) sf novel. Silverberg’s most ‘60s book. Third printing.

A Time of Changes Robert Silverberg (Warner 0-446-34061-8, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 214pp, pb) Reissue (SFBC 1971) sf novel; one of Silverberg’s best works on Conradian themes. highly recommended (CNB). Second printing.

To Open the Sky Robert Silverberg (Sphere 0-7221-7827-1, Aug ’89, £3.50, 203pp, pb, cover by Josh Kirby) [Blue Fire] Reissue (Ballantine 1967) sf novel.

To the Land of the Living Robert Silverberg (Gollancz 0-575-04461-6, Apr ’89, £12.95, 308pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) [Gilgamesh] Fantasy adventure “novel” about Gilgamesh in the Afterworld, based on three novellas.

Tom O’Bedlam Robert Silverberg (Warner 0-446-34002-2, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 374pp, pb) Reissue (Fine 1985) sf novel; second printing.

Tower of Glass Robert Silverberg (Warner 0-446-34509-1, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $3.95, 184pp, pb) Reissue (Scribner’s 1970) sf novel; second printing.

Valentine Pontifex Robert Silverberg (Bantam Spectra 0-553-24494-9, Nov ’89, $4.50, 368pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Majipoor] Reissue (Arbor House 1983) sf novel, third book in the “Majipoor” series; third printing.

The Mutant Season Robert Silverberg & Karen Haber (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-26647-2, Nov ’89 [Oct ’89], $8.95, 289pp, hc) [Fire in Winter] Sf novel of mutants fighting for survival in a world of “normal” humans. First book in a tetralogy, “A Fire in Winter” based on a short story by Robert Silverberg. A hardcover edition (-24721-4, $18.95) also appeared. The series is packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

Sailing to Byzantium/Seven American Nights ed. Anon. (Tor 0-812-50079-2, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.50, 99+84pp, pb) Anthology of two novellas; the Silverberg won the Hugo and the Nebula awards.

Earthmen and Strangers ed. Robert Silverberg (Bart 1-55785-081-X, Feb ’89, $3.50, 191pp, pb) Reprint (Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1966) anthology of nine stories.

Robert Silverberg’s Worlds of Wonder ed. Robert Silverberg (Warner 0-446-39012-7, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $12.95, 352pp, tp) Reprint (Warner 1987) sf anthology, with an introduction and an autobiographical essay by Silverberg. There is a full writing course in the introduction to the stories and why, as a writer, Silverberg found them important. Highly recommended for any would-be writers (CNB).

Time Gate ed. Robert Silverberg (Baen 0-671-69850-8, Dec ’89 [Nov ’89], $3.95, 277pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Time Gate] Original shared-world anthology of five stories, set in a world created by Silverberg, packaged by Bill Fawcett & Associates.

Voyagers in Time ed. Robert Silverberg (Bart 1-55785-097-6, Apr ’89 [Sep ’89], $3.50, 208pp, pb) Reprint (Meredith 1967) anthology of 12 time travel stories.

Worlds Imagined ed. Robert Silverberg & Martin H. Greenberg (Avenel 0-517-68029-7, Apr ’89 [Mar ’89], $8.98, 704pp, hc) Reprint (Arbor House 1980 as The Arbor House Treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels) anthology; this instant remainder book omits “The Miracle Workers” by Jack Vance which appeared in the original edition.

Highway of Eternity Clifford D. Simak (Mandarin 0-7493-0038-8, Jun ’89 [May ’89], £2.99, 289pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1986) sf novel.

Off-Planet Clifford D. Simak (Mandarin 0-7493-0099-X, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], £3.50, 223pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Methuen 1988) sf collection. This edition has a new postscript to the introduction by Francis Lyall.

Where the Evil Dwells Clifford D. Simak (Mandarin 0-7493-0079-5, Aug ’89, £3.50, 249pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1982) fantasy novel.

Carrion Comfort Dan Simmons (Dark Harvest 0-913165-37-9, Feb ’89, $21.95, 636pp, hc) Epic contemporary horror novel. Highly recommended. (FCM) A limited hardcover edition (-38-7) was announced but not seen.

Hyperion Dan Simmons (Doubleday Foundation 0-385-26348-1, Jun ’89 [May ’89], $8.95, 482pp, tp) [Hyperion] Far-future sf novel about a pilgrimage to a place that holds the secrets of the universe on the eve of galactic Armageddon. Also available in hardcover (-24949-7, $18.95).

Phases of Gravity Dan Simmons (Bantam Spectra 0-553-27764-2, May ’89 [Apr ’89], $4.50, 278pp, pb) Metaphysical time-travel sf novel.

Descendants Jean Simon (Pageant 0-517-01029-1, Mar ’89 [Feb ’89], $3.95, 366pp, pb) Occult horror novel.

King Ludd Andrew Sinclair (Sceptre 0-340-50245-2, Oct ’89, £6.99, 379pp, tp) [Albion] Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1988) literary fantasy novel. Volume three in the “Albion” triptych.

Storm Rising Marilyn Singer (Scholastic 0-590-42173-5, Sep ’89 [Aug ’89], $12.95, 215pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy about a boy who falls in love with a girl who has supernatural powers.

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