The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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A Bait of Dreams Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-001-7, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $3.50, 404pp, pb) [Gleia] Fantasy novel composed of fairly similar short stories, hence rather choppy, but entertaining. (DLN)

Changer’s Moon Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-065-3, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $3.50, 352pp, pb) [Duel of Sorcery] Fantasy novel, conclusion of the “Duel of Sorcery” trilogy.

Moongather Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-072-6, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $3.50, 240pp, pb) [Duel of Sorcery] Reissue (DAW 1982) fantasy novel, “Duel of Sorcery” #1. 4th printing.

Moonscatter Jo Clayton (DAW 0-88677-071-8, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $3.50, 304pp, pb) [Duel of Sorcery] “Duel of Sorcery” #2. 4th printing.

Spaceways #19: King of the Slavers John Cleve (Berkley 0-425-07134-0, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $2.95, 227pp, pb) [Spaceways] Sf novel, conclusion of the soft-core porn series.

The Dragon of Mishbil B. W. Clough (DAW 0-88677-078-5, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $2.95, 190pp, pb) [Averidan] Fantasy novel, sequel to The Crystal Crown.

Interzone: The 1st Anthology ed. John Clute, Colin Greenland & David Pringle (J.M. Dent/Everyman 0-460-02294-6, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], £3.95, 206pp, pb) Anthology of 13 stories, 12 from Interzone and one an original. One of the year’s best anthologies. (FCM)

Night Prayers Frank Coffey (Jove 0-515-08453-0, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $3.50, 249pp, pb) Erotic horror novel.

The Encyclopedia of the Strange Daniel Cohen (Dodd Mead 0-396-08656-X, Dec ’85, $16.95, 291pp, hc) Non-fiction, associational; reference book. A surprisingly middle-of-the-road discussion of various strange beliefs, cults, etc. Very useful for writers who want quick information on the Hope Diamond, Bermuda Triangle, and lots of Fortean phenomena. (CNB)

Court of a Thousand Suns Allan Cole & Chris Bunch (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31681-9, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 275pp, pb) [Sten] Sf adventure novel, third in the “Sten” series.

Stephen King as Richard Bachman Michael R. Collings (Starmont 0-930261-00-3, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $9.95, 168pp, pb) Non-fiction, critical study of the King-as-Bachman novels. Written and published in near-record time. This was also announced in hardcover, -01-1, $17.95. [Stephen King]

The Shorter Works of Stephen King Michael R. Collings & David Engebretson (Starmont 0-930261-02-X, Sep ’85, $9.95, 202pp, pb) Critical study, examining both the uncollected stories and the various collections. A hardcover is also listed as available at $17.95. [Stephen King]

The Scope of the Fantastic: Culture, Biography, Themes, Children’s Literature ed. Robert A. Collins & Howard D. Pearce (Greenwood 0-313-23448-5, Nov ’85 [Dec ’85], $35.00, xii + 284pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical studies; second volume of selected essays from the First International Conference on the Fantastic in Literature and Film.

The Scope of the Fantastic: Theory, Technique, Major Authors ed. Robert A. Collins & Howard D. Pearce (Greenwood 0-313-23447-7, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $35.00, xii + 295pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical works. Selected essays from the First International Conference on the Fantastic.

C.S. Lewis At the Breakfast Table, and Other Reminiscences ed. James T. Como (Collier 0-02-049700-8, Aug ’85 [Sep ’85], $8.95, 299pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan U.K. 1979) non-fiction, biographical. Reminiscences by Lewis’ friends, plus an introduction by the editor and a bibliography by Lewis’ literary executor. First U.S. edition. [C. S. Lewis]

Ascendancies D. G. Compton (Ace 0-441-03088-2, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $2.75, 224pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1980) sf novel.

Gods of the Greataway Michael Coney (SFBC #2084, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $3.98, 243pp, hc) [Song of Earth] Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1984) sf novel, sequel to The Celestial Steam Locomotive.

Darkwar Trilogy #1: Doomstalker Glen Cook (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20062-6, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $2.95, 264pp, pb) [Darkwar] Fantasy novel, first in the “Darkwar” trilogy.

A Matter of Time Glen Cook (Ace 0-441-52213-0, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $2.95, 268pp, pb) Sf novel.

Passage At Arms Glen Cook (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20006-5, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $2.95, 265pp, pb) Taut, convincingly gritty sf novel narrated by a war correspondent in the future. Recommended. (FCM)

Warlock Glen Cook (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20062-6, Nov ’85 [Oct ’85], $2.95, 268pp, pb) [Darkwar] Fantasy novel, “Darkwar Trilogy” #2.

The White Rose Glen Cook (Tor 0-812-53374-7, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $2.95, 317pp, pb) [Black Company] Fantasy novel, the “Third Chronicle of the Black Company.”

With Mercy Toward None Glen Cook (Baen 0-671-55925-7, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $2.95, 336pp, pb) [Dread Empire] Fantasy novel, sequel to The Fire in His Hands.

Duende Meadow Paul Cook (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25374-3, Nov ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.95, 227pp, pb) Sf novel. Paranoid post-holocaust underground civilization emerges to find friendly Russian farmers on former U.S. territory.

Tintagel Paul Cook (Ace 0-441-81298-8, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], $2.75, 210pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley 1981) sf novel.

Mask of the Wizard Catherine Cooke (Tor 0-812-53384-4, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $2.95, 384pp, pb) [Mask] Fantasy novel.

Isle of the Shapeshifters Otto Coontz (Bantam Starfire 0-553-24801-4, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $2.50, 210pp, pb) Reprint (Houghton Mifflin 1983) juvenile fantasy novel.

Earthchange Clare Cooper (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-35167-5, Jun ’85 [May ’85], £5.95, 96pp, hc) Young-adult sf novella about Earth after a catastrophe.

The Initiate Louise Cooper (Tor 0-812-53392-5, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $2.95, 278pp, pb) [Time Master] Fantasy novel, Book 1 in the “Time Master” trilogy. A first novel.

Shuttle Down Lee Correy (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33179-6, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 216pp, pb) Reissue (Del Rey 1981) sf novel of the space shuttle making an emergency landing on Easter Island, with ensuing political complications. Second printing.

Space Doctor Lee Correy (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32486-2, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $2.95, 245pp, pb) Reissue (Del Rey 1981) sf novel. 5th printing.

Universe Heather Couper & David Pelham (Random House 0-394-54691-1, Sep ’85, $19.95, unpaginated, hc) Spectacular pop-up book of cosmic history, perhaps the most elaborate work of paper engineering yet. James Diaz, David Carter, and David Pelham did the engineering. There’s a (probably simultaneous) edition from Century Hutchinson in Britain.

Spacebase 2000 Stewart Cowley (St. Martin’s 0-312-74940-6, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $14.95, 192pp, pb) Reprint (Hamlyn 1984), first U.S. edition. “A full-color, large-format history of the 21st century,” featuring pictures of spaceships, space battles, etc. Part of it is co-authored by Charles Herridge. Artists include Jim Burns, Tony Roberts, Colin Hay, and Angus McKie.

V A. C. Crispin (Gregg 0-8398-2840-3, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $13.95, 402pp, hc) [V] Reprint (Pinnacle 1984) sf novelization based on the tv series. First hard-cover edition.

V: Death Tide A. C. Crispin & Deborah A. Marshall (Pinnacle 0-523-42469-8, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], $2.95, 207pp, pb) [V] Media tie-in sf novel.

Tales from the Mabinogion trans. Kevin Crossley-Holland & Gwyn Thomas (Overlook 0-87951-987-8, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $14.95, 8.5" x 11" 88pp, hc) [Mabinogion] Reprint (U.K. 1984) Four mythic tales from the Mabinogion in a new juvenile translation, with color illustrations by Margaret Jones. First American edition.

The Penguin Book of Ghost Stories ed. J. A. Cuddon (Penguin 0-14-006800-7, 1985 [Oct ’85], £4.95/$6.95, 512pp, pb) Reissue (Penguin 1984) anthology of classic supernatural fantasy tales.

The Penguin Book of Horror Stories ed. J. A. Cuddon (Viking UK 0-670-81034-7, 1985 [Oct ’85], £10.95, 607pp, hc) Reprint (Penguin 1984) anthology of dark tales from authors including Henry James, Poe, Kafka, William Hope Hodgson, Ray Bradbury, and other major authors.

Love Object Jere Cunningham (Scream/Press 0-910489-03-3, Nov ’85, $12.50, 164pp, hc) A “gothic fantasy” of a woman who builds her own dream lover.

The Doomfarers of Coramonde Brian Daley (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32379-3, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.95, 344pp, pb) [Coramonde] Reissue (Del Rey 1977) fantasy novel. Seventh printing.

Jinx on a Terran Inheritance Brian Daley (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31488-3, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $3.50, 403pp, pb) [Alacrity FitzHugh] Sf novel, sequel to Requiem for a Ruler of Worlds.

Requiem for a Ruler of Worlds Brian Daley (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31487-5, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $3.50, 290pp, pb) [Alacrity FitzHugh] Sf novel of intergalactic adventurer Alacrity Fitzhugh.

Fanglith John Dalmas (Baen 0-671-55988-5, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.95, 245pp, pb) [Fanglith] Sf novel. Spaceships vs armored 11th-century knights.

The Scroll of Man John Dalmas (Tor 0-812-53425-5, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $2.95, 255pp, pb) Sf novel.

The Man Who Melted Jack M. Dann (Bluejay 0-312-94293-1, 1984 [Dec ’84], $14.95, 280pp, hc) Sf novel of a decadent future. A Nebula Award finalist.

The Man Who Melted Jack M. Dann (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25562-2, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $3.50, 258pp, pb) Reprint (Bluejay 1984) sf novel.

Bestiary! ed. Jack M. Dann & Gardner R. Dozois (Ace 0-441-05506-0, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.95, 304pp, pb, cover by Carl Lundgren) Anthology of fantasy stories about dragons, unicorns, centaurs, etc.

Mermaids! ed. Jack M. Dann & Gardner R. Dozois (Ace 0-441-52567-9, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 260pp, pb) Anthology of 17 fantasy tales featuring mermaids, plus an original essay on the subject by Avram Davidson.

The Fourth Omni Book of Science Fiction ed. Ellen Datlow (Zebra 0-8217-1630-1, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], $3.95, 397pp, pb) Anthology of 19 stories, most from Omni. There are 1 2/3 originals — the fraction’s part of a Gene Wolfe triptych.

The Third Omni Book of Science Fiction ed. Ellen Datlow (Zebra 0-8217-1575-5, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $3.95, 479pp, pb) Anthology of 19 stories including one original.

Under Plum Lake Lionel Davidson (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25372-7, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.50, 152pp, pb) Reissue (Cape 1980) young-adult fantasy novel set in an underwater realm near Cornwall.

The Deptford Trilogy Robertson Davies (King Penguin 0-14-006500-8, Nov ’85 [Dec ’85], $8.95, 19864pp, pb) [Deptford Trilogy] Reissue (Penguin 1983) omnibus edition of Fifth Business (Macmillan Canada 1970), The Manticore (Viking 1972), and World of Wonders (Macmillan Canada 1975), novels combining mainstream with archetypes, illusionism, and wonders.

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