The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Orion Ben Bova (Tor 0-812-53215-5, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $2.95, 432pp, pb) [Orion] Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1984) sf novel.

Orion Ben Bova (Severn House 0-7278-1235-1, Oct ’85, £9.95, 432pp, hc) [Orion] Reprint (S&S/Fireside 1984) sf novel, first British publication and first hardcover edition.

Privateers Ben Bova (Tor 0-312-93604-4, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $15.95, 383pp, hc) [Privateers] Sf novel. Near future political novel featuring privateering in space.

Voyagers Ben Bova (Bantam 0-553-21702-X, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $2.25, 382pp, pb) [Voyagers] Reissue (Doubleday 1981) sf novel. 2nd printing.

Forbidden Sanctuary Richard Bowker (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32874-4, Nov ’85 [Oct ’85], $2.95, 203pp, pb) Reissue (Del Rey 1982) sf novel; 2nd printing.

Index to the Science Fiction Magazines: 1984 Jerry Boyajian & Kenneth R. Johnson (Twaci Press, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $4.75 postpaid, 31pp, pb) Bibliography. Indexes the 1984 issues of Amazing, Analog, Asimov’s, F&SF, and Twilight Zone only, plus selected stories from general magazines.

Kallocain Karin Boye (Fromm Int’l 0-88064-050-2, Oct ’85, $7.95, 193pp, pb) Reprint (Univ. of Wisconsin 1966) dystopian sf novel, first published in Sweden in 1940.

The Long Tomorrow Leigh Brackett (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32926-0, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 262pp, pb) Reissue (Doubleday 1955) sf novel. Fourth printing. The paperback is now the same price as the original hardcover.

Death Is a Lonely Business Ray Bradbury (Knopf 0-394-54702-0, Oct ’85, $15.95, 278pp, hc) [Death Is a Lonely Business] Non-sf/fantasy; associational. Bradbury’s first novel in 23 years is billed as a nostalgic hard-boiled detective novel.

The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley Marion Zimmer Bradley (Academy Chicago 0-89733-166-4, 1985 [Nov ’85], $4.95, 367pp, pb) Collection of 16 stories arranged chronologically. Edited by Martin H. Greenberg. A hardcover was announced, but did not appear until 1986.

The Bloody Sun Marion Zimmer Bradley (Ace 0-441-06858-8, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $3.50, 408pp, pb) [Darkover] Reissue (Ace 1979), 7th printing. Part of the “Darkover” sf series. This contains the revised text of The Bloody Sun (Ace 1964) plus the short story “To Keep the Oath” (1979).

City of Sorcery Marion Zimmer Bradley (SFBC #1493, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $3.98, 305pp, hc) [Darkover] Reprint (DAW 1984) “Darkover” novel, first hardcover edition.

The Heritage of Hastur Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-88677-079-3, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $3.95, 381pp, pb) [Darkover] Reissue (DAW 1975) sf novel in the “Darkover” series.

Night’s Daughter Marion Zimmer Bradley (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30920-0, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.95, 249pp, pb) Fantasy novel based on Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flute”.

The Planet Savers & the Sword of Aldones Marion Zimmer Bradley (Ace 0-441-67026-1, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $3.50, 359pp, pb) [Darkover] Reissue (Ace 1980) omnibus with The Planet Savers (Ace 1962) and The Sword of Aldones (Ace 1962), plus a 1980 “Darkover Retrospective” by Bradley and a 1976 short story. Sixth Ace printing.

Sharra’s Exile Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-87997-988-7, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $3.95, 365pp, pb) [Darkover] Reissue (DAW 1981) sf novel in the “Darkover” series.

Star of Danger Marion Zimmer Bradley (Ace 0-441-77956-5, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.75, 213pp, pb) [Darkover] Reissue (Ace 1965) sf novel, part of the “Darkover” series. 8th printing.

Stormqueen! Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-88677-092-0, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $3.95, 364pp, pb) [Darkover] Reissue (DAW 1978) sf novel; 9th printing. Part of the “Darkover” series.

Warrior Woman Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-88677-075-0, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $2.95, 205pp, pb) Fantasy novel. Very minor Bradley. (CNB) Written as a response to John Norman’s “Gor” series and unfortunately more like Norman than like other Bradley. (DLN)

Web of Darkness Marion Zimmer Bradley (Richard Drew 0-86267-092-6, 1985 [Oct ’85], £9.95, 369pp, hc) [Web of Darkness] Omnibus edition of Web of Light (Timescape 1983) and Web of Darkness (Donning 1983), an Atlantean fantasy saga. This is the first hardcover edition as well as the first one-volume edition. The book was written as such but split in the U.S. for various profitable reasons.

The Winds of Darkover Marion Zimmer Bradley (Ace 0-441-89256-6, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $2.75, 185pp, pb) [Darkover] Reissue (Ace 1970) sf novel, 5th Ace printing.

The World Wreckers Marion Zimmer Bradley (Ace 0-441-91177-3, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.95, 215pp, pb) [Darkover] Reissue (Ace 1971) sf novel in the “Darkover” series. 7th Ace printing.

Free Amazons of Darkover Marion Zimmer Bradley & The Friends of Darkover (DAW 0-88677-096-3, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $3.50, 304pp, pb) [Darkover] Original anthology of 18 stories about the Free Amazons. Many of these appeared in earlier Darkover fanzines but have not been published professionally. There are two stories by Bradley plus an introduction and notes on each story.

Sword and Sorceress II ed. Marion Zimmer Bradley (DAW 0-88677-041-6, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.95, 287pp, pb) Anthology of 15 original stories.

The Howling III Gary Brandner (Fawcett/Gold Medal 0-449-12834-2, Oct ’85 [Dec ’85], $3.50, 252pp, pb) Dark fantasy/horror novel about werewolves. This precedes any movie of the same name; The Howling II is currently in production.

Sixty Selected Poems Joseph Payne Brennan (New Establishment Press 0-932445-10-1, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $5.00, 75pp, pb; also announced in hc for $14.00) A collection of “mainstream” poetry, but with overtones of dark fantasy, from the Weird Tales author. The book contains some excellent work, and readers with an interest in poetry as well as fantasy should give it a try. Recommended. (FCM)

J.G. Ballard Peter Brigg (Starmont 0-916732-83-5, Dec ’85, $6.95, 138pp, pb) Non-fiction, critical study with a bibliography of Ballard’s works. [J. G. Ballard]

The Postman David Brin (Bantam Spectra 0-553-05107-5, Nov ’85 [Sep ’85], $14.95, 294pp, hc) Sf novel set in Oregon after a limited war and a slide towards anarchy.

Startide Rising David Brin (Phantasia Press 0-932096-38-7, Nov ’85, $45.00 signed, 375 limited edition, $18.00 1125 copy trade edition, 392pp, hc) [Uplift] Reprint (Bantam 1983) sf novel. The text has been corrected, and there are some minor revisions in this version.

Sundiver David Brin (Bantam UK 0-553-17162-3, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], £1.95, 340pp, pb) [Uplift] Reprint (Bantam 1980) sf novel. First British edition.

Phaedra June Rachuy Brindel (St. Martin’s 0-312-60399-1, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $14.95, 227pp, hc) Historical fantasy novel, a reinterpretation of the Greek legend of Phaedra, Theseus, etc., “from a feminine perspective.”

Strange Attractors ed. Damien Broderick (Hale & Iremonger 0-86806-208-1, Aug ’85 [Sep ’85], A$19.95, 237pp, hc) Original anthology.

Strange Attractors ed. Damien Broderick (Hale & Iremonger 0-86806-209-X, Aug ’85 [Sep ’85], A$9.95, 237pp, pb) Paperback edition of the above.

The Wishsong of Shannara Terry Brooks (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31823-4, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $18.95, 498pp, hc) [Shannara] Fantasy novel, conclusion of the trilogy.

The Wishsong of Shannara Terry Brooks (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30833-6, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $8.95, 498pp, pb) [Shannara] Trade paperback of the above.

The Wishsong of Shannara Terry Brooks (SFBC #01600, Nov ’85 [Dec ’85], $8.50, 469pp, hc) [Shannara] Reprint (Ballantine Del Rey 1985) fantasy novel, conclusion of a “Tolkienesque” trilogy.

Carnival of Crime Fredric Brown (Southern Illinois University Press 0-8093-1192-5, 1985, 314pp, hc) Mystery collection, included for Brown collectors. Edited by Francis M. Nevins, Jr. and Martin H. Greenberg.

Homicide Sanitarium: Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps, Vol. 1 Fredric Brown (Dennis McMillan 0-9609986-2-4, Nov ’85, $5.95, 194pp, pb) Reprint (Dennis McMillan 1984) associational, non-sf collection. Listed for Brown collectors. This is the first trade edition after a limited first hc. Contains seven pulp mysteries plus an introduction by Bill Pronzini.

Darkhold Jerry Earl Brown (Ace 0-441-13784-9, Nov ’85 [Oct ’85], $2.95, 342pp, pb) Sf novel — the hero “created a space-age paradise and then cloned five lovers.” Trouble ensues.

Notes from the Nervous Breakdown Lane Ken Brown (Perennial Library 0-06-096014-0, Nov ’85, $7.95, unpaginated, pb) Book of cartoons, many of which originally appeared as postcards. The style and surrealism closely resemble the works of Briton Glen Baxter, but Brown’s wacked-out world is all-American. It’s weird, wonderful, and frequently hilarious. Recommended. (FCM)

Age of Miracles John Brunner (DAW 0-88677-024-6, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $2.95, 238pp, pb) Reprint (Ace 1973) sf novel.

The Tides of Time John Brunner (SFBC #6241, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $4.98, 182pp, hc) Reprint (Del Rey 1984) sf novel, first hardcover edition.

Brokedown Palace Steven Brust (Ace 0-441-07181-3, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 270pp, pb) Fantasy novel set in a country very much like Hungary.

To Reign in Hell Steven Brust (Ace 0-441-81496-4, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.95, 269pp, pb) Reprint (Steel-Dragon 1984) fantasy novel. First mass-market edition.

The Temptation of Wilfred Malachey William F. Buckley, Jr. (Workman/Ariel 0-89480-923-7, Oct ’85 [Nov ’85], $10.95, 45pp, hc) Juvenile fantasy short story, illustrated by John Gurney.

Benchmarks: Galaxy Bookshelf Algis Budrys (Southern Illinois University Press 0-8093-1187-9, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $19.95, 349pp, hc) Non-fiction, reviews which originally appeared in Galaxy; contains all 54 columns, plus an “evaluation” by Catherine L. McClenahan and an introduction by Frederik Pohl. Prime, incisive critical material from one of sf’s most exciting periods. Recommended. (DLN)

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future ed. Algis Budrys (Bridge 0-88404-170-0, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $3.95, 354pp, pb) Original anthology of 15 stories by winners and runners-up in Hubbard’s New Writers contest, plus essays by some of the judges.

Swastika Night Katharine Burdekin (Feminist Press 0-935312-56-0, 1985 [Dec ’85], $8.95, 196pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1937) Nazi dystopian sf novel, originally published under the pseudonym Murray Constantine. There is a new introduction by Daphne Patai. This is the first American edition.

The Work of R. Reginald: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide Michael Burgess & Jeffrey M. Elliot (Borgo Press 0-89370-484-9, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $9.95, 48pp, pb) Non-fiction, guide to Reginald’s work in sf and other areas. Also available in hardcover, $19.95. I presume it’s accurate since Burgess and Reginald are the same person. [Robert Reginald]

At the Earth’s Core Edgar Rice Burroughs (Ace 0-441-03328-8, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $2.75, 210pp, pb) [Pellucidar] Reissue (McClurg 1922) sf novel.

Back to the Stone Age Edgar Rice Burroughs (Ace 0-441-04638-X, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.75, 251pp, pb) [Pellucidar] Reissue (Burroughs 1937) sf novel, fifth in the Pellucidar septology. 13th Ace printing.

I Am a Barbarian Edgar Rice Burroughs (Ace 0-441-35807-1, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.75, 287pp, pb) Reissue (ERB Inc. 1967) historical adventure novel.

Land of Terror Edgar Rice Burroughs (Ace 0-441-47002-5, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $2.75, 176pp, pb) [Pellucidar] Reissue (Burroughs 1944) sf novel. 7th Ace printing. Book 5 in the “Pellucidar” septology.

The Moon Maid Edgar Rice Burroughs (Ace 0-441-53707-3, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $2.75, 187pp, pb) [Moon Sequence] Reissue (McClurg 1926) of part 1 of the original novel. Part 2, The Moon Men, was part of the 1926 edition. 12th Ace printing.

The Moon Men Edgar Rice Burroughs (Ace 0-441-53757-X, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $2.75, 246pp, pb) [Moon Sequence] Reissue (Ace 1962) sf novel based on the 1925 magazine series which was later revised as part of The Moon Maid (McClurg 1926); the latter was reissued by Canaveral in 1962 as The Moon Men, to complicate things further. 11th Ace printing.

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