The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Death’s Master Tanith Lee (Highland 0-916261-01-8, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $45.00 signed boxed edition of 500, 327pp, hc) [Flat Earth] Reprint (DAW 1979) fantasy. This first hardcover of the second “Demon Princes” novel (winner of the British Fantasy Award) has a superb color cover by Michael Whelan and less impressive b&w illustrations by Randy Broecker. It’s an excellently made small press limited edition at a bargain price. (CNB)

East of Midnight Tanith Lee (Ace/Tempo 0-441-18191-0, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $2.25, 175pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan U.K. 1977) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Gorgon and Other Beastly Tales Tanith Lee (DAW 0-88677-003-3, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.95, 288pp, pb) Collection of 11 stories. Though only 8 are credited in the acknowledgements, these may all be reprints.

The Gorgon and Other Beastly Tales Tanith Lee (SFBC #6088, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $4.98, 184pp, hc) Reprint (DAW 1985) collection, first hardcover edition.

The Silver Metal Lover Tanith Lee (DAW 0-8099-5000-6, Sep ’85, $6.95, 240pp, pb) [Silver Metal Lover] Reprint (SFBC 1981) sf novel, the first trade paperback edition.

The Sinful Ones Fritz Leiber (Baen 0-671-65549-3, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 250pp, pb) Reprint (Universal 1953) fantasy novel. This edition follows the slightly revised 1980 Pocket text and has the 1980 afterword. The condensed version was published as You Are All Alone (Ace 1972).

Swords Against Death Fritz Leiber (Ace 0-441-79193-X, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 251pp, pb) [Fafhrd & Gray Mouser] Reissue (Ace 1970) collection of 10 stories, “Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser” #2. 13th printing.

Swords and Deviltry Fritz Leiber (Ace 0-441-79197-7, Nov ’85 [Oct ’85], $2.95, 254pp, pb) [Fafhrd & Gray Mouser] Reissue (Ace 1970) collection of 3 tales featuring “Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser.” 16th Ace printing. Chronologically, this is the first book in the classic fantasy series.

The Sword and the Eye Justin Leiber (Tor 0-812-54429-3, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.95, 252pp, pb) [House of Eigin] Fantasy novel, Book One of “The Saga of the House of Eigin”.

The Sword and the Tower Justin Leiber (Tor 0-812-54431-5, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 216pp, pb) [House of Eigin] Fantasy novel, sequel to The Sword and the Eye.

The Cyberiad: Fables for the Cybernetic Age Stanislaw Lem (HBJ/Harvest 0-15-623550-1, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $4.95, 295pp, pb) Reprint (Seabury/Continuum 1974) collection, the English version of Cyberiada (Warzawa 1967, 1972).

The Futurological Congress Stanislaw Lem (HBJ/Harvest 0-15-634040-2, Oct ’85, $3.95, 149pp, pb) Reprint (Continuum 1974) sf novel, translated by Michael Kandel. Originally published as Ze Wspomnien Ijona Tichego: Kongres Futurologiczny (Krakow 1971).

Imaginary Magnitude Stanislaw Lem (HBJ/Harvest 0-15-644180-2, Oct ’85, $3.95, 248pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1984) sf satire — introductions to various 21st-century books, plus a preface on prefaces. Translation by Marc E. Heine of Wielkosc Urojona (Warsaw 1973) plus two other pieces which first appeared in Golem XIV (Kracow 1981).

Microworlds: Writings on Science Fiction Stanislaw Lem (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-159480-5, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $14.95, 285pp, hc) Non-fiction, collection of ten critical essays. Edited by Franz Rottensteiner. Very patronizing and superior, but thought-provoking. (DLN)

The Star Diaries Stanislaw Lem (HBJ/Harvest 0-15-684905-4, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $4.95, 275pp, pb) Reprint (Seabury/Continuum 1976) sf novel, English version of Dzienniki Gwiazdowe (Warzawa 1971).

Modern Science Fiction and the American Literary Community Frederick Andrew Lerner (Scarecrow 0-8108-1794-2, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $26.00, 325pp, hc) Non-fiction, study of the response to sf in the U.S., with a history of sf conventions, etc. It’s a doctoral thesis and is aimed at dumb professors. (CNB)

Robot Romance Ellen W. Leroe (Harper & Row 0-06-023746-5, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], $7.95, 179pp, pb; $11.89 hc — library binding) Young-adult sf novel of a robot-run high school.

Three By Ira Levin: Rosemary’s Baby, This Perfect Day, The Stepford Wives Ira Levin (Random House 0-394-54512-5, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $12.95, 485pp, hc) Omnibus of three horror/sf/dark fantasy novels.

Creator Jeremy Levin (Pocket 0-671-54205-2, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $3.95, 581pp, pb) Reissue (Coward, McCann 1980) sf clone novel. Movie tie-in edition.

Boxen: The Imaginary World of the Young C.S. Lewis C. S. Lewis (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-113630-0, Oct ’85 [Nov ’85], $13.95, 206pp, hc) Fantasy collection and miscellania. Stories and drawings set in the imaginary world of Boxen and featuring “assorted animals and gentlemen”; these were done when Lewis was a boy. First American edition. The British one appeared several months earlier.

Letters to Children C. S. Lewis (Macmillan 0-02-570830-9, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], $9.95, 120pp, hc) Non-fiction; biographical. A collection of letters Lewis wrote to young readers of his “Narnia” fantasies, plus a discussion of Lewis’ own childhood, and a “Narnia” bibliography including calendars, maps, and films as well as the books. Edited by Lyle W. Dorset & Marjorie Lamp Mead. There may be an earlier British edition.

City of a Million Legends Jacqueline Lichtenberg (Berkley 0-425-07513-3, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.75, 227pp, pb) [Molt Brother] Sf novel. Sequel to Molt Brother.

Dushau Jacqueline Lichtenberg (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20015-4, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.95, 238pp, pb) [Dushau Trilogy] Sf novel, #1 in the “Dushau Trilogy”.

Farfetch Jacqueline Lichtenberg (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20106-1, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $2.95, 238pp, pb) [Dushau Trilogy] Sf novel, #2 in the “Dushau Trilogy”.

House of Zeor Jacqueline Lichtenberg (Berkley 0-425-07745-4, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $2.75, 224pp, pb) [Sime-Gen] Reprint (Doubleday 1974) sf novel, the first “Sime/Gen” book. Has the intro and minor corrections from the 1976 Pocket edition.

Molt Brother Jacqueline Lichtenberg (Berkley 0-425-07452-8, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $2.75, 254pp, pb) [Molt Brother] Reprint (Playboy 1982) sf novel.

Outreach Jacqueline Lichtenberg (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20140-1, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $3.50, 237pp, pb) [Dushau Trilogy] Sf novel, conclusion of the “Dushau Trilogy”.

Unto Zeor Forever Jacqueline Lichtenberg (Berkley 0-425-08187-7, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $2.95, 318pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1978) sf novel.

Wizard of the Pigeons Megan Lindholm (Ace 0-441-89467-4, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 214pp, pb) Fantasy novel set in modern Seattle and featuring a Vietnam vet/streetperson/wizard. Recommended. (FCM)

A Voyage to Arcturus David Lindsay (Citadel Press 0-8065-0944-9, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $5.95, 248pp, pb) Reprint (Methuen 1920) allegorical sf novel, with an introduction by Galad Elflandsson which has a good summary of Lindsay’s life and works.

The Spy Who Drank Blood Gordon Linzner (Space & Time 0-917053-01-X, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $5.95, 127pp, pb) The first novel-length tale of the vampire agent whose adventures appeared in Space & Time magazine, this fantasy includes terrorists, lawmen, and a “swamp creature.”

Psi Patrol: Sal’s Book Sal Liquori (Scholastic/Point 0-590-33201-5, 1985 [Sep ’85], $2.25, 148pp, pb) [Psi Patrol] Young-adult fantasy novel, part of a series. Authorship is credited to the hero, although it’s written in the third person.

Uninvited Ghosts Penelope Lively (Dutton 0-525-44165-4, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $10.95, 120pp, hc) Reprint (Heinemann 1984) collection of eight juvenile fantasy stories. First U.S. edition.

Bright Companion Edward Llewellyn (DAW 0-88677-007-6, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.50, 176pp, pb) Reissue (DAW 1980) sf novel. 3rd printing.

The Douglas Convolution Edward Llewellyn (DAW 0-88677-006-8, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.50, 190pp, pb) Reissue (DAW 1979) sf novel. 3rd printing.

Fugitive in Transit Edward Llewellyn (DAW 0-88677-002-5, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.95, 302pp, pb) Sf novel.

Prelude to Chaos Edward Llewellyn (DAW 0-88677-008-4, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.95, 256pp, pb) Reissue (DAW 1983) sf novel. 3rd printing.

Salvage and Destroy Edward Llewellyn (DAW 0-88677-009-2, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.95, 256pp, pb) Reissue (DAW 1984) sf novel. 3rd printing.

It Came from Schenectady Barry B. Longyear (Bluejay 0-312-94239-7, Dec ’84, $15.95, 346pp, hc) Sf collection of 12 stories.

Enemy Mine Barry B. Longyear & David Gerrold (Ace Charter 0-441-20672-7, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $2.95, 218pp, pb) Novelization of the screenplay by Edward Khmara, based on the story by Longyear.

Star Trek: The Vulcan Academy Murders Jean Lorrah (SFBC #6412, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $4.98, 214pp, hc) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1984) Star Trek novel, #20 in the series. First hardcover edition.

At the Mountains of Madness H. P. Lovecraft (Panther 0-586-06322-6, Feb ’85, £2.50, 301pp, pb) Reprint (Arkham House 1964) horror collection.

At the Mountains of Madness H. P. Lovecraft (Arkham House 0-87054-038-6, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $16.95, xvii+458pp, hc) Reissue (Arkham House 1964) collection. The Derleth introduction has been dropped, but there is a new introduction by James Turner and a note on the texts by S.T. Joshi. This is a corrected “definitive” version, second in what will be a three-volume set.

Dagon and Other Macabre Tales H. P. Lovecraft (Panther 0-586-06324-2, Apr ’85 [1985], £2.95, 512pp, pb) Reprint (Arkham House 1965) horror collection.

The Dunwich Horror and Others H. P. Lovecraft (Arkham House 0-87054-037-8, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $15.95, 433pp, hc) Reissue (Arkham House 1963), “corrected 6th printing” of this Lovecraft collection, the first in a projected three-volume critical edition based on the author’s original texts. S.T. Joshi edited it, and there’s a new introduction by Robert Bloch, reprinted from the 1982 Ballantine collection Blood Curdling Tales of Supernatural Horror: The Best of H.P. Lovecraft. There are thousands of minor changes from the 1963 edition.

The Haunter of the Dark H. P. Lovecraft (Panther 0-586-06323-4, Jun ’85 [1985], £2.95, 544pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1951) horror collection.

A Vision of Beasts 3: The Brotherhood of Diablo Jack Lovejoy (Tor 0-812-54504-4, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.95, 285pp, pb) [Vision of Beasts] Sf novel, third in a series.

The House of Cthulhu and Other Tales of the Primal Land Brian Lumley (Weirdbook 0-932445-08-X, 1984 [Dec ’84], $7.50 + $1 postage, 94pp, pb) [Primal Land] Collection of 11 stories. There is also an announced hardcover edition for $20.00.

Psychamok Brian Lumley (Granada/Panther 0-586-06409-5, 1985 [Oct ’85], £2.50, 445pp, pb) [Psychomech] Sf/horror novel of ESP, immortality, and an evil machine; sequel to Psychomech and Psychosphere. “Now is the balance flung back in favour of grossest evil. Now is a hideous curse visited on the next generation. Now is the time of the Gibbering!”

Circumpolar! Richard A. Lupoff (Berkley 0-425-08193-1, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $2.95, 295pp, pb) [Twin Planets] Reprint (Timescape 1984) humorous sf hollow earth/alternate world adventure novel.

Lovecraft’s Book Richard A. Lupoff (Arkham House 0-87054-151-X, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $15.95, 260pp, hc) Quasi-historical adventure novel. A delightful alternate-history romp through pre-World War II politics, based on a great deal of research. Pulp adventure at its very best! Lovecraft is the hero. (DLN)

The Sardonyx Net Elizabeth A. Lynn (Berkley 0-425-08635-6, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $3.50, 423pp, pb) Reissue (Berkley-Putnam 1981) sf novel. 4th Berkley printing.

Baaa David Macaulay (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-38948-8, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $12.95, 63pp, hc—library edition) Satiric fantasy written and illustrated by Macaulay; sheep take over the world and don’t do much better than the people had.

Baaa David Macaulay (Houghton Mifflin 0-395-39588-7, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $4.95, 63pp, pb) Paperback edition of the above.

The Book of Kells R. A. MacAvoy (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25260-7, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $3.50, 340pp, pb) Fantasy novel set in 10th century Ireland, with modern time travelers.

Damiano R. A. MacAvoy (Bantam UK 0-553-17154-2, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], £1.95, 243pp, pb) [Damiano] Reprint (Bantam 1983) fantasy novel, first in the “Damiano” trilogy. First U.K. edition.

A Trio for Lute R. A. MacAvoy (SFBC #3842, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $7.98, 632pp, hc) [Damiano] Omnibus edition of a fantasy trilogy.

Demon-4 David Mace (Ace 0-441-14257-5, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.75, 184pp, pb) Reprint (Panther 1984), first U.S. edition of a remarkably lyrical sf novel of advanced military technology. (FCM)

Nightrider David Mace (Granada 0-586-06206-8, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], £1.95, 304pp, pb) Sf novel.

The Curse of the Giant Hogweed Charlotte MacLeod (Doubleday 0-385-19609-1, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $11.95, 184pp, hc) Though issued in the Crime Club series, this is basically a comic fantasy novel somewhat like Pratt and de Camp’s “Enchanter” stories, though even sillier. Good, lightweight entertainment. Its part of a series of humerous mysteries; the rest aren’t fantasies. (FCM)

The Official Star Trek Quiz Book Mitchell Maglio (Pocket/Wallaby 0-671-55652-5, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $6.95, 256pp, pb) [Star Trek] Non-fiction, quiz book for Trekkies.

The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance Margaret Mahy (Scholastic/Point 0-590-33798-X, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $2.25, 263pp, pb) Reprint (Dent 1984), an excellent young-adult fantasy novel, winner of the Carnegie Medal. Recommended! (FCM)

The Engines of the Night Barry N. Malzberg (Bluejay 0-312-94141-2, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $6.95, 199pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1982). Mostly non-fiction, a collection of essays on sf. The book won the Locus Award for best non-fiction of 1982. Recommended. (CNB)

The Remaking of Sigmund Freud Barry N. Malzberg (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31861-7, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], $2.95, 275pp, pb) Sf novel cobbled together from some shorter works.

Collected Stories Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Perennial Library 0-06-091306-1, Oct ’85, $6.95, 311pp, pb) Reprint (Harper & Row 1984) collection of 26 stories which first appeared in 3 collections: Leaf Storm and Other Stories (1972), No One Writes to the Colonel and Other Stories (1968), and Innocent Erendira and Other Stories (1978).

Star Trek: The Fate of the Phoenix Sondra Marshak & Myrna Culbreath (Bantam 0-553-24638-0, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $2.95, 262pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1979) Star Trek novel. 5th printing.

Star Trek: The Price of the Phoenix Sondra Marshak & Myrna Culbreath (Bantam 0-553-24635-6, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $2.95, 182pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1977) Star Trek novel. Fifth printing.

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