The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Hexwood Diana Wynne Jones (Methuen 0-416-18846-X, Oct ’93, £11.99, 288pp, hc) Young-adult sf/fantasy novel about a rebellion against the true rulers of Earth.

The Spellcoats Diana Wynne Jones (Mandarin 0-7497-1254-6, Mar ’93, £3.99, 279pp, tp, cover by Geoff Taylor) [Dalemark Quartet] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1979) young-adult fantasy novel. Volume three in the “Dalemark” quartet.

Witch Week Diana Wynne Jones (Mammoth 0-7497-0174-9, Sep ’93, £2.99, 210pp, pb, cover by Nick Bantock) [Chrestomanci] Reissue (Macmillan UK 1982) young-adult fantasy novel.

Divine Endurance Gwyneth Jones (Headline 0-7472-4218-6, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], £4.99, 305pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Divine Endurance] Reprint (Allen & Unwin 1984) sf novel set in an imaginary Southeast Asia.

Flowerdust Gwyneth Jones (Headline 0-7472-0846-8, Nov ’93 [Oct ’93], £16.99, 249pp, hc, cover by Mark Harrison) [Divine Endurance] Sf novel, based on an episode in Divine Endurance.

Lies and Flames Jenny Jones (Headline 0-7472-3876-6, Jan ’93, £5.99, 560pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) [Flight Over Fire] Reprint (Headline 1992) fantasy novel. Volume Three of the “Flight Over Fire” series.

The New Nature of the Catastrophe ed. Langdon Jones & Michael Moorcock (Millennium 1-85798-039-5, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], £14.99, xii+436pp, hc, cover by Mark Reeve) [Jerry Cornelius] Anthology of Jerry Cornelius stories, including the entire contents (bar two James Sallis stories) of The Nature of the Catastrophe (Hutchinson 1971), the entire contents of The Lives and Times of Jerry Cornelius (revised edition Harrap/Grafton 1987), nine further stories in the canon (three by Moorcock), the complete comic strip from International Times, and an excellent article/bibliography by John Davey putting it all in context. Recommended (PSP). A trade paperback edition (-040-9, £10.99) is also available. Volume nine in “The Tale of the Eternal Champion”.

The Dreamstone Liane Jones (Mandarin 0-7493-1206-8, Jan ’93, £4.99, 488pp, pb, cover by Nick Farmer) Reprint (Heinemann 1992) fantasy novel.

The Mammoth Book of Zombies ed. Stephen Jones (Robinson 1-85487-228-1, Oct ’93, £5.99, 518pp, tp) Anthology of 26 stories about zombies. Simultaneous with the US (Carroll & Graf) edition.

Best New Horror 4 ed. Stephen Jones & Ramsey Campbell (Robinson 1-85487-182-X, Nov ’93, £6.99, 481pp, tp) Anthology of the 24 best horror stories of 1992. Simultaneous with the US (Carroll & Graf) edition.

The Giant Book of Best New Horror ed. Stephen Jones & Ramsey Campbell (Magpie 1-85487-193-5, 1993 [May ’93], £10.95, xv+619pp, tp) Horror anthology. A “distillation” of the best of the first three volumes of Best New Horror.

The Fires of Heaven Robert Jordan (Orbit 1-85723-190-2, Nov ’93, £15.99, 786pp, hc, cover by Darrell Sweet) [Wheel of Time] Fantasy novel. Book five of “The Wheel of Time”. Simultaneous with the US (Tor) edition.

The Shadow Rising Robert Jordan (Orbit 1-85723-121-X, Nov ’93, £5.99, 1031pp, pb, cover by Darrell Sweet) [Wheel of Time] Reprint (Tor 1992) fantasy novel. Book four of “The Wheel of Time”.

Dark Sister Graham Joyce (Headline 0-7472-4029-9, Apr ’93 [Mar ’93], £4.99, 372pp, pb, cover by Richard Jones) Reprint (Headline 1992) horror novel.

House of Lost Dreams Graham Joyce (Headline 0-7472-0691-0, Jul ’93 [Jun ’93], £15.99, 310pp, hc, cover by Simon Dewey) Fantasy/horror novel about a haunted house on a small Greek island.

A Song for Arbonne Guy Gavriel Kay (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21676-6, May ’93, £8.99, 515pp, tp, cover by John Howe) Reprint (Viking Canada 1992) fantasy novel.

A Song for Arbonne Guy Gavriel Kay (HarperCollins UK 0-586-21677-4, Oct ’93 [Sep ’93], £5.99, 608pp, pb) Reprint (Viking Canada 1992) fantasy novel, loosely based on medieval France.

A Classic Collection of Haunting Ghost Stories ed. Marvin & Saralee Kaye (Little, Brown UK 0-316-90565-8, Oct ’93, £15.99, 381pp, hc) Reprint (Doubleday 1981 as Ghosts) anthology of ghost stories. This edition omits 12 stories, two poems and all four appendices. [First U.K. edition]

A Different Kingdom Paul Kearney (Gollancz 0-575-05589-8, Jul ’93, £8.99, 310pp, tp, cover by Paul Wright) Fantasy novel set in, and “beyond,” Northern Ireland. A hardcover edition (-05505-7, £15.99) is also available.

The Way to Babylon Paul Kearney (Gollancz 0-575-05569-3, Jul ’93, £4.99, 349pp, pb, cover by Paul Damon) Reprint (Gollancz 1992) fantasy novel.

Equinox Mel Keegan (Gay Men’s Press 0-85449-200-3, May ’93, £6.95, 320pp, tp, cover by Nicholas Hoare) [Death’s Head] Sf novel. Sequel to Death’s Head.

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