The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Return of the King J. R. R. Tolkien (Unwin 0-04-823187-8, Oct ’90, £4.50, 560pp, pb, cover by Ted Nasmith) [Middle-Earth] Reissue (Allen & Unwin 1955) classic fantasy novel. Volume 3 in “The Lord of the Rings”.

The Return of the Shadow J. R. R. Tolkien (Unwin 0-04-440669-X, Jun ’90, £5.50, 497pp, tp, cover by Roger Garland) [Middle-Earth] Reprint (Unwin Hyman 1988) collection of early drafts and notes for The Fellowship of the Ring, edited by Christopher Tolkien. Part One of “The History of The Lord of the Rings”. Volume 6 in “The History of Middle-Earth”.

Smith of Wootton Major J. R. R. Tolkien (Unwin Hyman 0-04-440722-X, Aug ’90 [Sep ’90], £3.99, 74pp, tp, cover by Roger Garland) Reissue (Allen & Unwin 1967) young-adult fantasy novella, illustrated throughout by Roger Garland. Also available in hardcover (-440725-4, £8.99).

The Two Towers J. R. R. Tolkien (Unwin 0-04-823186-X, Oct ’90, £4.50, 447pp, pb, cover by Ted Nasmith) [Middle-Earth] Reissue (Allen & Unwin 1954) classic fantasy novel. Volume 2 in “The Lord of the Rings”.

The War of the Ring J. R. R. Tolkien (Unwin Hyman 0-04-440685-1, Sep ’90, £17.95, 476pp, hc) [Middle-Earth] Fantasy collection. Part Three of “The History of the Lord of the Rings”. Volume VIII in the “The History of Middle-Earth” series.

The War of the Ring J. R. R. & Christopher Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-56008-X, Nov ’90, $21.95, 476pp, hc, cover by Alan Lee) [Middle-Earth] Collection of notes on, and variant texts for, The Lord of the Rings. Volume eight of “The History of Middle-Earth” and volume three of “The History of the Lord of the Rings”. First American edition (Unwin Hyman 1990).

Celluloid Gangs Tom Tolnay (Walker 0-8027-5753-7, Apr ’90, $17.95, 190pp, hc, cover by Michael Chesworth) [Igor Lopes] Mystery/fantasy about a tabloid reporter stalked by dead movie stars. A first novel.

The Coming of the King Nikolai Tolstoy (Bantam Spectra 0-553-28395-2, Mar ’90 [Feb ’90], $5.95, 671pp, pb, cover by Robert Peak) [Prophecy of Prydein] Reprint (Bantam UK 1988) literary Arthurian fantasy novel.

Gundam Mobile Suit #1: Awakening Yoshiyuki Tomino (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-35738-8, Sep ’90 [Aug ’90], $4.95, 212pp, pb) [Gundam Mobile Suit] Sf novelization, first book of a series based on a Japanese animated tv series. Originally published in Japan by Kadokawa Shoten in 1988, this was translated from the Japanese by Frederik L. Schodt.

Gundam Mobile Suit #2: Escalation Yoshiyuki Tomino (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-35739-6, Nov ’90 [Oct ’90], $4.95, 209pp, pb) [Gundam Mobile Suit] Sf novelization, second book of a series based on a Japanese animated tv series. Originally published in Japan by Kadokawa Shoten in 1988, this was translated from the Japanese by Frederik L. Schodt.

Ray Bradbury William F. Touponce (Starmont House 0-930261-22-4, 1989 [Aug ’90], $9.95, 110pp, tp) Non-fiction book on Ray Bradbury, with an annotated bibliography. Starmont Reader’s Guide #31. A hardcover edition (-23-2, $19.95) was announced but not seen. This is a 1989 book not seen until now.

What the Maid Saw Yasutaka Tsutsui (Kodansha International 0-87011-992-3, Jun ’90 [Sep ’90], $18.95, 189pp, hc, cover by The Douglas Brothers) Collection of eight stories featuring a psychic maid. Translated from the Japanese by Adam Kabat. Published in Japan as Kazoku Hakkei (Kodansha 1990).

Year of the Quiet Sun Wilson Tucker (Macmillan Collier Nucleus 0-02-029895-1, Apr ’90, $4.50, 252pp, pb, cover by Romas) Reprint (Ace 1970) sf novel.

A Pursuit of Miracles George Turner (Aphelion Publications 1-875346-00-7, Mar ’90, $12.95, 209pp, tp, cover by Jean-François Podevin) Collection of eight stories, one original. This is an Australian publication.

Kaleidoscope Harry Turtledove (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36477-5, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], $3.95, 249pp, pb, cover by Barclay Shaw) Collection of 13 stories.

Noninterference Harry Turtledove (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-34338-7, May ’90 [Apr ’90], $3.95, 213pp, pb, cover by David Schleinkofer) [Bilbeis IV] Reissue (Del Rey 1988) sf novel; third printing.

A World of Difference Harry Turtledove (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-36076-1, May ’90 [Apr ’90], $4.95, 308pp, pb) Sf novel of alternate history and alien first contact in a world where Mars is not the fourth planet from the Sun.

Skin of the Soul ed. Lisa Tuttle (The Women’s Press 0-7043-4220-0, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], £5.95, 231pp, tp, cover by Denise Vale & Virginia Betts) Original horror anthology. Also available in a limited (600 copy) hardcover (£13.95).

Bare Bones: Conversations on Terror with Stephen King ed. Tim Underwood & Chuck Miller (NEL 0-450-51606-7, Mar ’90, £3.50, 284pp, pb) Reprint (Underwood-Miller 1980) collection of interviews.

Fear Itself: The Horror Fiction of Stephen King 1976-82 ed. Tim Underwood & Chuck Miller (Pan 0-330-31346-0, Nov ’90 [Oct ’90], £4.99, 255pp, tp, cover by Ian Miller) Reprint (Underwood-Miller 1982) collection of essays about Stephen King.

Changing Heaven Jane Urquhart (Sceptre 0-340-53040-5, Aug ’90, £4.99, 258pp, tp) Literary ghost novel.

Changing Heaven Jane Urquhart (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-52371-9, Aug ’90 [Oct ’90], £13.95, 258pp, hc, cover by Tony Urquhart) Hardcover edition of the above.

Charlemagne’s Champion Gail Van Asten (Ace 0-441-10287-5, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], $3.95, 295pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Charlemagne’s Champion] Fantasy novel about Roland.

The Dark Sword’s Lover Gail Van Asten (Ace 0-441-13849-7, Nov ’90 [Oct ’90], $4.50, 282pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Charlemagne’s Champion] Fantasy novel about the sword of Roland. Sequel to Charlemagne’s Champion.

Star Trek: Killing Time Della Van Hise (Titan 1-85286-309-9, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], £2.99, 319pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket Books 1985) sf novelization.

The Lost in Space Tribute Book James Van Hise (Pioneer Books 1-55698-226-7, Feb ’90, $14.95, 170pp, tp) [Lost in Space] Associational; reference. Guide to the sf tv series.

Stephen King & Clive Barker: The Illustrated Guide to the Masters of the Macabre James Van Hise (Pioneer Books 1-55698-253-4, Feb ’90 [Apr ’90], $14.95, 146pp, tp) Non-fiction; reference. A guide to the works of King and Barker, both fiction and film. The Barker section is virtually identical to last year’s The Illustrated Guide to Clive Barker. [Stephen King]

The Trek Crew Book James Van Hise (Pioneer 1-55698-257-7, May ’90 [Jul ’90], $9.95, 95pp, tp) [Star Trek] Non-fiction; Star Trek reference. A guide to the crew of the Enterprise.

The Best of Enterprise Incidents ed. James Van Hise (Pioneer Books 1-55698-231-3, Apr ’90 [Jul ’90], $9.95, 99pp, tp) [Star Trek] Collection of non-fiction material from the Star Trek fan magazine.

Shallows of Night Eric Van Lustbader (Severn House 0-7278-4133-5, Nov ’90, £13.99, 347pp, hc) [Sunset Warrior] Reprint (Doubleday 1978) fantasy novel. Volume 2 in the “Sunset Warrior” trilogy.

The Sunset Warrior Eric Van Lustbader (Severn House 0-7278-4073-8, Apr ’90, £11.95, 254pp, hc) [Sunset Warrior] Reprint (Doubleday 1977) fantasy novel. This edition is also available in the US. Volume 1 in the “Sunset Warrior” sequence.

The Twelfth Child Raymond Van Over (Zebra/Pinnacle 1-55817-399-4, Sep ’90, $3.95, 320pp, pb) Horror novel. Vampire baby.

Cosmic Encounter A. E. van Vogt (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-677-5, Nov ’90, $3.95, 254pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1980) time-travel sf novel.

The World of Null-A A. E. van Vogt (Ariel Press 0-89804-153-8, Feb ’90 [May ’90], $8.95, 196pp, tp, cover by Mark Peyton) [Null-A] Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1948) classic sf novel, with the 1970 introduction by van Vogt.

Chateau D’If Jack Vance (Underwood-Miller 0-88733-098-3, Sep ’90, $29.95, 284pp, hc, cover by Ilene Meyer) Collection of five novellas. A 300 copy signed, numbered, slipcased limited edition (-99-1, $75.00) is also available.

The Grey Prince Jack Vance (Gollancz 0-575-04646-5, Jan ’90, £3.50, 160pp, pb, cover by Bob Layzell) Reprint (Bobbs-Merril 1974) sf novel.

Lyonesse III: Madouc Jack Vance (Grafton 0-246-13687-1, Aug ’90, £7.99, 358pp, tp, cover by Mike Van Houten) [Lyonesse] Reprint (Underwood-Miller 1989) fantasy novel. Also available in hardcover (-13396-1, £12.95).

Lyonesse: Madouc Jack Vance (Underwood-Miller 0-88733-125-4, Jul ’90, $29.95, 358pp, hc, cover by James Christensen) [Lyonesse] Reprint (Underwood-Miller 1989) fantasy novel, third book of the “Lyonesse” series. This is a trade edition of the limited first edition using the same plates. It says 1989 inside, but didn’t appear until 1990.

Madouc Jack Vance (Ace 0-441-50531-7, May ’90 [Apr ’90], $8.95, 426pp, tp, cover by Sanjulian) [Lyonesse] Reprint (Underwood-Miller 1989 as Lyonesse: Madouc) fantasy novel, third book of the “Lyonesse” series.

Madouc Jack Vance (Ace 0-441-50531-7, Jun ’90, $8.95, 426pp, tp, cover by Sanjulian) [Lyonesse] Reissue (Underwood-Miller 1989 as Lyonesse: Madouc) fantasy novel, third book of the “Lyonesse” series; second printing.

Madouc Jack Vance (SFBC #17630, Nov ’90, $9.98, hc, cover by Dawn Wilson) [Lyonesse] Reprint (Underwood-Miller 1989 as Lyonesse: Madouc) fantasy novel, third book in the “Lyonesse” series and winner of the World Fantasy Award.

Showboat World Jack Vance (Gollancz 0-575-04393-8, Sep ’90, £3.50, 171pp, pb, cover by Peter Elson) Reprint (Pyramid 1975) sf novel.

The Asgard Run Steve Vance (Leisure 0-8439-2937-5, Oct ’90, $3.95, 309pp, pb) Sf novel of a group of scientists trapped on an alien spacecraft discovered in the Wyoming mountains.

The Hyde Effect Steve Vance (Leisure 0-8439-2360-1, Jun ’89 [Feb ’90], $3.95, 399pp, pb) Reissue (Leisure 1986) werewolf horror novel. Second printing.

Spook Steve Vance (Soho Press 0-939149-38-9, Oct ’90, $18.95, 197pp, hc) Horror novel of a monstrous girl ostracized by the small Southern town she lives in.

Biowarriors Book Three: Space Vectors Robert E. Vardeman (Ace 0-441-06227-X, Jul ’90 [Jun ’90], $3.95, 198pp, pb, cover by Richard Hescox) [Biowarriors] Sf novel of an alien plague, third book in the “Biowarriors” series.

Biowarriors Book Two: Crisis at Starlight Robert E. Vardeman (Ace 0-441-06267-9, Feb ’90 [Jan ’90], $3.50, 199pp, pb, cover by Richard Hescox) [Biowarriors] Alien invasion sf novel, second book of the “Biowarriors” series.

The Demon Crown Trilogy Robert E. Vardeman (NEL 0-450-53170-8, Oct ’90, £6.99, 844pp, tp, cover by Davies) [Demon Crown] Omnibus of sf trilogy The Glass Warrior (Tor 1989), Phantoms on the Wind (Tor 1989) and A Symphony of Storms (Tor 1990).

Masters of Space Robert E. Vardeman (NEL 0-450-52092-7, May ’90 [Apr ’90], £4.99, 553pp, tp, cover by Davies) [Masters of Space] Sf omnibus of Masters of Space: The Stellar Death Plan (Avon 1987), Masters of Space #2: The Alien Web (Avon 1987), and Masters of Space #3: A Plague in Paradise (Avon 1987).

The Screaming Knife Robert E. Vardeman (Avon 0-380-75856-3, Aug ’90 [Jul ’90], $3.50, 217pp, pb, cover by Walter Wick) Thriller by an sf writer with a psychic hero hunting down a serial killer in San Francisco.

Star Trek: The Klingon Gambit Robert E. Vardeman (Titan 1-85286-282-3, Mar ’90, £2.99, 158pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Timescape 1981) sf novelization.

A Symphony of Storms Robert E. Vardeman (Tor 0-812-50084-9, May ’90, $3.95, 280pp, pb, cover by Kirk Reinert) [Demon Crown] Fantasy novel, third book of the “Demon Crown” series.

Sherlock Holmes in the Adventure of the Ancient Gods Ralph E. Vaughan (Gryphon Books 0-936071-19-2, May ’90 [Mar ’90], $5.00, 37pp, ph, cover by Earl Geier) [Sherlock Holmes] Mystery/fantasy Holmes pastiche short story with the great detective facing Cthuloid horrors.

A Well-Timed Enchantment Vivian Vande Velde (Crown 0-517-57319-9, Mar ’90, $12.95, 184pp, hc, cover by Trina Schart Hyman) Young-adult time-travel fantasy novel. A young girl and her cat travel back to medieval France to retrieve a lost watch that could change the course of history.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne (Bantam 0-553-21252-4, Feb ’90 [Jan ’90], $2.50, 371pp, pb, cover by Jeff Rotman) [Nemo] Reissue (G.M. Smith 1873) classic sf novel, translated from the French by Anthony Bonner and with an introduction by Ray Bradbury. 24th printing.

The Wild Type Jeffrey Ivan Victoroff (Zebra/Pinnacle 1-55817-434-6, Nov ’90 [Oct ’90], $4.50, 314pp, pb) Reprint (Crown 1989) sf medical/political thriller about a new form of behavior control.

The Saga of Dharmapuri O. V. Vijayan (Penguin 0-14-010787-8, Jun ’89 [Apr ’90], $6.95, 160pp, tp, cover by Sunil Sil) Indian mystical literary fantasy novel originally published in Malayalam as Dharmapuraanam (India; D.C. Books 1985) and translated by the author.

Psion Joan D. Vinge (Dell 0-440-50340-X, Dec ’90 [Nov ’90], $8.95, 214pp, tp) [Psion] Reprint (Delacorte 1982) sf novel. This edition has been slightly revised.

The Snow Queen Joan D. Vinge (Easton Press, Apr ’90, no price, 469pp, hc) [Snow Queen] Reprint (Dial 1980) Hugo Award-winning sf novel, with an introduction by Greg Bear and artwork by Pat Morrissey. This special leatherbound gilt-edge edition is part of the “Masterpieces of Science Fiction” series and is available by subscription only.

Tatja Grimm’s World Vernor Vinge (Pan 0-330-30707-X, Jan ’90 [Dec ’89], £3.99, 277pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) [Tatja] Reprint (Baen 1987) collection of three linked stories, the last two of which were previously collected as Grimm’s World (Berkley 1969).

The Witling Vernor Vinge (Pan 0-330-30709-6, Jan ’90, £3.99, 220pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (DAW 1976) sf novel about a race of aliens with psionic powers.

The Ice-Shirt William T. Vollmann (Andre Deutsch 0-233-98506-9, Apr ’90 [Jun ’90], £14.95, 404pp, hc, cover by Timothy Ely) [Seven Dreams] Literary fantasy novel about the Norse discovery of America. First in the “Seven Dreams” series.

The Ice-Shirt William T. Vollmann (Viking 0-670-83239-1, Oct ’90 [Sep ’90], $19.95, 415pp, hc, cover by Fred Marcellino) [Seven Dreams] Prehistoric literary fantasy novel of Norse Greenlanders in North America, first book of the “Seven Dreams” series. First American edition (Andre Deutsch 1990).

The Rainbow Stories William T. Vollmann (Picador 0-330-30266-3, Feb ’90, £7.99, 542pp, tp, cover by Mark Edwards) Reprint (Andre Deutsch 1989) literary fantasy collection.

The Silent City Elisabeth Vonarburg (The Women’s Press 0-7043-4218-9, Apr ’90 [Mar ’90], £4.95, 247pp, pb, cover by Gretta Kool) [Silent City] Reprint (Porcépic Books 1988) sf novel. Originally published in French in 1981 (as Le Silence de la Cité) by Editions Denoel.

Cat’s Cradle/God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater/Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (BOMC/QPBC, Oct ’90, $12.95, 231/271/186pp, tp, cover by Winslow Pinney Pels) Omnibus of three Vonnegut novels.

Galapagos Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (Paladin 0-586-09045-2, Nov ’90, £4.99, 237pp, tp, cover by Kathy Dickinson) Reprint (Delacorte 1985) literary sf novel.

Hocus Pocus or, What’s the Hurry, Son? Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (Putnam 0-399-13524-3, Sep ’90 [Aug ’90], $21.95, 302pp, hc, cover by Paul Bacon) Satirical literary sf novel of a 21st century dystopian America.

Hocus Pocus or, What’s the Hurry, Son? Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (BOMC, Sep ’90, $18.95, 304pp, hc) Reprint (Putnam 1990) satirical sf novel. This differs from the original edition by a special BOMC mark on the back and the lack of an ISBN and price.

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