The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Un-Paying Guests A. M. Burrage (The Ghost Story Society, 1989 [Feb ’92], no price, 21pp, ph, cover by Dallas Goffin) Ghost collection. This is “The Ghost Story Society Special Booklet Number 1”, issued free to members.

Bones of the Moon Jonathan Carroll (Legend 0-09-949870-7, Sep ’89 [Oct ’89], £3.50, 217pp, pb, cover by Wayne Anderson) [Bones of the Moon] Reissue (Century 1987) fantasy novel.

The Bloody Chamber Angela Carter (Gollancz 0-575-02584-0, Aug ’89 [Oct ’89], £12.95, 157pp, hc) Reissue (Gollancz 1979) literary sf/fantasy collection.

The Echoes Answer Clodagh Chapman (Piatkus 0-86188-913-4, Nov ’89 [Jan ’90], £11.95, 237pp, hc, cover by Ken Leeder) Occult novel.

Through the Nightsea Wall Otto Coontz (Methuen 0-416-13542-0, Oct ’89 [1989], £8.95, 225pp, hc) [Ausable Odysseys] Young adult fantasy/horror novel. Volume 1 in the “Ausable Odysseys” series. [Not seen]

Sword Point Harold Coyle (Viking UK 0-670-82570-0, Mar ’89 [Apr ’89], £12.95, 397pp, hc, cover by Malcolm Smith) Reprint near-future war novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Doorkeepers Chris Curley (Oxford University Press 0-19-271626-3, Nov ’89, £6.95, 187pp, hc, cover by Chris Burke) Young adult fantasy novel.

Mr. Browser and the Space Maggots Philip Curtis (Andersen Press 0-86264-244-2, May ’89 [1989], £5.95, 126pp, hc) [Mr. Browser] Young adult sf novel. Volume 11 in the “Mr. Browser” series. [Not seen]

In the Path of the Storm Colin Dann (Hutchinson 0-09-173858-X, Nov ’89 [1989], £7.95, 154pp, hc) [Farthing Wood] Animal fantasy novel. In the “Farthing Wood” series. [Not seen]

The Illearth War Stephen R. Donaldson (Fontana 0-00-615246-5, Jul ’89 [Oct ’89], £3.99, 479pp, pb, cover by Peter Goodfellow) [Thomas Covenant] Reissue (Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1977) fantasy novel. 22nd printing. Volume 2 in “The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever”.

Lord Foul’s Bane Stephen R. Donaldson (Fontana 0-00-615239-2, Mar ’89 [Oct ’89], £3.95, 446pp, pb, cover by Peter Goodfellow) [Thomas Covenant] Reissue (SFBC 1977) fantasy novel. Volume 1 in “The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever”.

The Power that Preserves Stephen R. Donaldson (Fontana 0-00-615247-3, Jul ’89 [Oct ’89], £3.99, 447pp, pb, cover by Peter Goodfellow) [Thomas Covenant] Reissue (Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1977) fantasy novel. 21st printing. Volume 3 in “The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever”.

White Gold Wielder Stephen R. Donaldson (Fontana 0-00-616777-2, Aug ’89 [Oct ’89], £3.99, 509pp, pb, cover by Peter Goodfellow) [Thomas Covenant, II] Reissue (Del Rey 1983) fantasy novel. Eighth printing. Volume 3 in “The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant”.

The Wounded Land Stephen R. Donaldson (Fontana 0-00-616140-5, Sep ’89 [Feb ’90], £3.99, 508pp, pb) [Thomas Covenant, II] Reissue (Del Rey 1981) fantasy novel. 14th printing. Volume 1 in “The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant”.

Variant Alan Engel (Donald I. Fine 1-55611-114-2, 1989, $17.95, hc) Medical thriller about an eight-year-old boy dying of old age.

The Deluge Drivers Alan Dean Foster (Severn House 0-7278-1742-6, Dec ’89 [Feb ’90], £11.95, 311pp, hc, cover by Martin Buchan) [Icerigger; Thranx] Reprint (Del Rey 1987) sf novel. Volume 3 in the “Iceworld” trilogy.

Valley of Lights Stephen Gallagher (NEL 0-450-42268-2, Jul ’89 [Oct ’89], £2.99, 191pp, pb, cover by Davies) Reissue (NEL 1987) horror novel.

The King Beyond the Gate David Gemmell (Legend 0-09-947010-1, May ’89 [Sep ’89], £3.99, 415pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Drenai] Reissue (Century 1985) fantasy novel. Volume 2 in “The Drenai Saga”.

Waylander David Gemmell (Legend 0-09-947090-X, May ’89 [Oct ’89], £3.50, 384pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Drenai; Waylander] Reissue (Century 1986) fantasy novel. Volume 3 in “The Drenai Saga”.

Wolf in Shadow David Gemmell (Legend 0-09-953470-3, May ’89 [Jul ’89], £3.50, 352pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Sipstrassi: Stones of Power; Jon Shannow] Reissue (Century 1987) fantasy novel. Volume 1 in “The Sipstrassi Tales”.

The Cosmos Project Hilbert Hardy (The Book Guild 0-86332-354-5, Mar ’89 [Feb ’90], £10.50, 167pp, hc) Sf novel.

Days of Starlight Craig Harrison (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-42203-3, Aug ’89 [1989], £14.95, 224pp, hc) Near-future thriller. [Not seen]

The Fog James Herbert (NEL 0-450-03045-8, Feb ’89 [Apr ’89], £3.50, 319pp, pb) Reissue (NEL 1975) horror novel. Includes the 1988 introduction.

Conan the Avenger Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp & Bjorn Nyberg (Sphere 0-7221-4734-1, Sep ’89 [Nov ’89], £2.99, 192pp, pb, cover by Blas Gallego) [Conan] Reissue (Lancer 1968) fantasy novel. Volume 10 in the “Conan” series.

Desire and Other Erotic Poems Robert E. Howard (Charles Hoffman, 1989, ph) Collection of 15 poems, several previously unpublished. Limited to 30 copies, distributed as part of REHupa #100.

The Story of the Stone Barry Hughart (Bantam UK 0-593-01631-9, Apr ’89 [1989], £12.95, 272pp, hc) [Master Li] Hardback edition of the above. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Conan the Invincible Robert Jordan (Sphere 0-7221-5195-0, Sep ’89, £2.99, 184pp, pb) [Conan] Reissue (Tor 1982) fantasy novelization. Volume 21 in the “Conan” series.

Conan the Magnificent Robert Jordan (Sphere 0-7221-5198-5, Sep ’89 [Nov ’89], £3.50, 213pp, pb) [Conan] Reissue (Tor 1984) fantasy novelization. Volume 25 in the “Conan” series.

Quinn’s Book William Kennedy (Picador 0-330-30806-8, Jun ’89 [Feb ’90], £4.99, 289pp, tp, cover by Angus Mewse) Reprint (Jonathan Cape 1988) literary fantasy novel.

Pet Sematary Stephen King (NEL 0-450-05769-0, Sep ’89 [Nov ’89], £4.50, 424pp, pb) Reissue (Doubleday 1983) horror novel. Film tie-in edition. 16th printing.

The Mask Dean R. Koontz (Headline 0-7472-0134-X, Aug ’89 [Jan ’90], £12.95, 341pp, hc) Hardback edition of the above.

The Voice of the Night Dean R. Koontz (W.H. Allen 0-491-03169-6, Feb ’89, £12.95, 288pp, hc) Reprint (Doubleday 1980) horror novel. [Not seen]

A Very Long Way from Anywhere Else Ursula K. Le Guin (Puffin 0-14-032764-9, Feb ’89 [Jun ’89], £1.75, 77pp, pb, cover by Kate Hodges) Reissue (Atheneum 1976 as Very Far Away from Anywhere Else) young adult associational short novel.

The Dark Side of Guy de Maupassant Guy de Maupassant (Xanadu 0-947761-97-7, May ’89 [1989], £10.99, 320pp, hc) Reprint (Carroll & Graf 1989) fantasy/horror collection. Introductions by Clive Barker & Ramsey Campbell. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Alligator Alley Mink Mole & Dr. Adder (Morrigan 1-870338-60-X, May ’89, £13.95, 299pp, hc, cover by Ferret) Fantasy novel. Also available in a specially bound and slipcased edition of 200 copies (65-0) for £45.00. The special edition also includes an original soundtrack music cassette by Boss Hoss/ Circus Lupus and Michael Chocholak, and featuring performances by Dr. Adder, Mink Mole, Ferret and Don Coyote, as well as a limited edition T-shirt designed by Ferret. Dr. Adder is possibly a pseudonym for K.W. Jeter and Mink Mole is probably a pseudonym for Tim Powers. [Not seen]

Doctor Who: The Scripts: The Daleks Terry Nation (Titan 1-85286-145-2, Dec ’89 [Jan ’90], £3.95, 175pp, pb, cover by Tony Clark) Script from the popular tv series, with additional introductory material by John McElroy. Volume Four in the series.

Stolen Property Christopher Nicholls (The Bodley Head 0-370-31386-0, Oct ’89 [1989], £7.95, 144pp, hc) Young adult sf novel. [Not seen]

Emlyn’s Moon Jenny Nimmo (Mammoth 0-7497-0140-4, Sep ’89 [1989], £2.25, 144pp, pb) [Snow Spider] Reprint (Methuen 1987) young adult fantasy novel. Volume Two in the “Snow Spider” trilogy. [Not seen]

The Snow Spider Jenny Nimmo (Mammoth 0-7497-0139-0, Sep ’89 [Feb ’90], £2.50, 143pp, pb, cover by TV still) [Snow Spider] Reprint (Methuen 1986) young adult fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Snow Spider” trilogy.

Conan the Mercenary Andrew J. Offutt (Sphere 0-7221-6514-5, Jul ’89 [Aug ’89], £2.99, 191pp, pb, cover by Blas Gallego) [Conan] Reissue (Sphere 1980) fantasy novelization. Volume 15 in the “Conan” series.

Conan: The Sword of Skelos Andrew J. Offutt (Sphere 0-7221-2943-2, Mar ’89 [Jun ’89], £2.99, 246pp, pb, cover by Blas Gallego) [Conan] Reissue (Bantam 1979) fantasy novel. Volume 16 in the “Conan” series.

Animal Farm George Orwell (Penguin 0-14-018226-8, Sep ’89 [Feb ’90], £3.50, 113pp, tp, cover by Ditz) [Animal Farm] Reissue (Secker & Warburg 1945) literary fantasy novel. This edition has a new introduction by Malcolm Bradbury, and a new ‘note on the text’ by Peter Davison.

Island Paradise Kathy Page (Methuen 0-413-19690-9, May ’89 [Oct ’89], £11.99, 192pp, hc, cover by Oliver Burston) Literary fantasy novel.

The Coming of Enkidu Geoff Ryman (Birmingham Science Fiction Group, Nov ’89 [Aug ’90], £5.00, 16pp, ph, cover by Dave Mooring) Pamphlet containing an extract from a play version of “Gilgamesh” and an extract from a fantasy work in progress about Gilgamesh. Issued in a limited edition of 450 numbered copies, to coincide with Ryman’s Guest of Honour appearance at Novacon 19.

The Dark Summer Lawrence Sanders (Sphere 0-7474-0168-3, Sep ’89, £2.99, 224pp, pb) Reprint (Pocket Books 1979 as by Mark Upton) horror novel. [First U.K. edition]

C.A.D.S. # 8: Cybertech Killing Zone [by Ryder Syvertsen] John Sievert (Zebra 0-8217-2818-0, Oct ’89, $2.95, pb) Post-holocaust military sf novel.

Quest of the Three Worlds Cordwainer Smith (Gollancz 0-575-04598-1, Oct ’89 [1989], £11.95, 184pp, hc) [Instrumentality of Mankind; Casher O’Neill] Reprint (Ace 1966) sf collection. This edition contains the 1978 introduction. [Not seen]

George R.R. Martin: A Working Bibliography Phil Stephensen-Payne (Galactic Central Publications 1-871133-01-7, Dec ’89 [Jan ’90], £1.50, 23pp, tp) Second (revised) edition of a primary and secondary bibliography of George R.R. Martin. Photocopied letter-size sheets in a heavy paper binder. [George R. R. Martin]

John Brunner: A Working Bibliography Phil Stephensen-Payne & Gordon Benson, Jr. (Galactic Central Publications 1-871133-18-1, Nov ’89, £3.00, 79pp, ph) Third (revised) edition of a primary and secondary bibliography of John Brunner. Photocopied letter-size sheets in a heavy paper binder.

Floating Dragon Peter Straub (Fontana 0-00-616494-3, Sep ’89 [Oct ’89], £4.50, 655pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1983) horror novel.

Vision of the Hunter John Tempest (Harper & Row 0-06-015684-8, 1989, $17.95, 266pp, hc) Prehistoric fantasy novel. This is a pseudonym for Julian Spillsbury.

Free Flight Douglas Terman (Fontana 0-00-617156-7, Dec ’89 [Feb ’90], £3.99, 380pp, pb) Reprint (Macdonald 1981) post-World War III thriller.

Spirit Lost Nancy Thayer (Hamish Hamilton 0-241-12165-5, 1989 [Feb ’90], £11.95, 199pp, hc) Reprint (Scribner’s 1988) ghost novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Art of Darkness Douglas E. Winter (NEL 0-450-49475-6, Nov ’89, £3.99, 334pp, tp) Reprint (NAL 1984) associational book. [First U.K. edition]

Singularities: Stories from the 1989 Canberra Science Fiction Society Short Story Competition ed. Garry Wyatt (Canberra Science Fiction Society, Inc. 0 7316 6793 X, 1989, 64pp, tp s/s) Original anthology. [DKL]

The Further Adventures of Batman ed. Martin H. Greenberg (Bantam 0-553-28270-0, Jul ’89 [Jun ’89], $3.95, 401pp, pb) [Batman] Original shared-world anthology of 14 Batman stories by well-known sf and mystery writers, published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the caped crusader.

Alfred Hitchcock’s Book of Horror Stories: Book 9 ed. Eleanor Sullivan (London: Coronet 0-340-48765-8, Jan ’89, £2.99, 208pp, pb) Reprint (Davis 1976, as the second half of Alfred Hitchcock’s Tales to Keep You Spellbound) thriller/horror anthology.

The Bank Street Book of Mystery ed. Howard Zimmerman, Seymour Reit & Barbara Brenner (Pocket 0-671-63148-9, Sep ’89, $3.95, 189pp, tp) Anthology of 12 graphic short stories for children, including adaptations of work by Fredric Brown, Ed Gorman, Asimov, Richard Laymon, Poe, and David Morrell. Packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

2AM [#11, v3 #3, Spring 1989] ed. Gretta M. Anderson (2AM Publications, $4.95, 66pp, large)

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