The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The 1985 Annual World’s Best SF ed. Donald A. Wollheim (DAW 0-88677-047-5, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $2.95, 302pp, pb) Sf anthology.

The 1985 Annual World’s Best SF ed. Donald A. Wollheim (SFBC #4755, Sep ’85 [Oct ’85], $4.98, 239pp, hc) Reprint (DAW 1985) anthology, first hardcover edition.

Wollheim’s World’s Best SF: Series 9 ed. Donald A. Wollheim & Arthur W. Saha (DAW 0-88677-099-8, Dec ’85 [Nov ’85], $2.95, 284pp, pb) Reissue (DAW 1980 as The 1980 Annual World’s Best SF) anthology. 3rd printing.

The Harp of Imach Thyssel Patricia C. Wrede (Ace 0-441-31756-1, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $2.95, 234pp, pb) [Lyra] Fantasy novel.

Talking to Dragons Patricia C. Wrede (Ace/Tempo 0-441-79591-9, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $2.25, 232pp, pb) [Enchanted Forest] Juvenile fantasy novel, the first original novel in Tempo’s MagicQuest line. Illustrations by Judy Mitchell.

House of the Wolf M. K. Wren (Berkley 0-425-08273-3, Nov ’85 [Oct ’85], $2.95, 310pp, pb) [Phoenix Legacy] Reissue (Berkley 1981) sf novel, Book Three of “The Phoenix Legacy”; 2nd printing.

Shadow of the Swan M. K. Wren (Berkley 0-425-07965-1, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], $2.95, 338pp, pb) [Phoenix Legacy] Reissue (Berkley 1981) sf novel, Book Two of “The Phoenix Legacy”. A family saga in outer space. 3rd printing.

Sword of the Lamb M. K. Wren (Berkley 0-425-07587-7, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $3.50, 436pp, pb) [Phoenix Legacy] Reissue (Berkley 1981) sf novel, Book One of “The Phoenix Legacy”. 3rd printing.

Night Outside Patricia Wrightson (Atheneum 0-689-50363-6, Oct ’85 [Nov ’85], $11.95, 67pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy novella, illustrated by Beth Peck.

The Day of the Triffids John Wyndham (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32817-5, Jan ’86 [Dec ’85], $2.95, 191pp, pb) [Triffids] Reprint (Doubleday 1951) sf novel.

Four Horses for Tishtry Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Harper & Row 0-06-026638-4, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $12.50, 224pp, hc) Non-sf/fantasy, associational—listed for Yarbro fans. This a young-adult historical novel set during the Roman Empire.

A Mortal Glamour Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Bantam 0-553-24587-2, Jan ’85 [Dec ’84], $3.50, 308pp, pb) Fantasy novel of evil in a 14th-century convent.

To the High Redoubt Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20122-3, Oct ’85 [Sep ’85], $3.50, 370pp, pb) Fantasy novel set in the 16th century and featuring a Polish warrior and a tantric adept. An interesting attempt at bringing together very different historical cultures. (DLN)

Diasporah W. R. Yates (Baen 0-671-55974-5, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $2.95, 307pp, pb) Sf novel of “New Israel” in space; a first novel.

Yeager: An Autobiography General Chuck Yeager & Leo Janos (Bantam 0-553-05093-1, Jul ’85 [Jun ’85], $17.95, 342pp, hc) Non-fiction, associational. A marvelous autobiography (including contributions from colleagues and relatives) of a remarkable man — fascinating for sf fans as well as anyone interested in aviation history and adventure. (FCM)

Dragon Steel Laurence Yep (Harper & Row 0-06-026748-8, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $12.50, 278pp, hc) [Dragon] Juvenile fantasy novel, sequel to Dragon of the Lost Sea. Recommended. (DLN)

Star Trek: The Shadow Lord Laurence Yep (Pocket 0-671-47392-1, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $3.50, 280pp, pb) [Star Trek] Star Trek novel, #22 in the series.

Death and the Serpent: Immortality in Science Fiction ed. Carl B. Yoke & Donald M. Hassler (Greenwood 0-313-23289-2, Mar ’85 [Feb ’85], $35.00, viii + 235pp, hc) Non-fiction, a group of 18 scholarly essays on immortality in sf and fantasy from Tolkien to Heinlein.

Cards of Grief Jane Yolen (SFBC #5987, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $4.98, 143pp, hc) Reprint (Ace 1984) sf novel, first hardcover edition.

Dragonfield and Other Stories Jane Yolen (Ace 0-441-16622-9, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $2.95, 241pp, pb) Collection of stories and poems.

The Vizier’s Second Daughter Robert F. Young (DAW 0-88677-004-1, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.50, 203pp, pb) Humorous fantasy novel with sf elements. “A timenapper in the Arabian Nights.”

Oriental Tales Marguerite Yourcenar (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-22728-4, Aug ’85 [Sep ’85], $12.95, length not known, hc) Collection of 10 tales, many with elements of fantasy. This is the first English translation of a book that appeared in France in 1938. Translated by Alberto Manguel.

Elleander Morning Jerry Yulsman (Tor 0-812-59073-2, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $3.95, 382pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1984) fantasy novel of time travel and parallel worlds. Recommended. (CNB)

Cobra Timothy Zahn (Baen 0-671-55960-5, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.95, 346pp, pb) [Cobras] Sf novel.

A Coming of Age Timothy Zahn (Bluejay 0-312-94058-0, Apr ’85 [Mar ’85], $14.95, 292pp, hc) Sf novel.

Spinneret Timothy Zahn (Bluejay 0-312-94411-X, Nov ’85 [Dec ’85], $15.95, 339pp, hc) Sf novel.

The Monadic Universe George Zebrowski (Ace 0-441-53541-0, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.95, 167pp, pb) Revised edition of a 1977 Ace collection, with a new introduction, some alterations, and two additional stories.

The Stars Will Speak George Zebrowski (Harper & Row 0-06-026886-7, Sep ’85, $11.95, 216pp, hc) [Sunspacer] Young-adult sf novel, sequel to Sunspacer.

Nebula Awards 20: SFWA’s Choices for the Best in Science Fiction 1984 ed. George Zebrowski (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-164927-8, Nov ’85 [Dec ’85], $17.95, 372pp, hc) Anthology featuring winners and runners-up for the 1984 Nebula Awards.

Nebula Awards 20: SFWA’s Choices for the Best in Science Fiction 1984 ed. George Zebrowski (HBJ/Harvest 0-15-665477-6, Nov ’85 [Dec ’85], $8.95, 372pp, pb) Paperback edition of the above.

Isle of the Dead Roger Zelazny (Ace 0-441-37471-9, Feb ’85 [Jan ’85], $2.75, 190pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1969) sf novel. 8th Ace printing. One of Zelazny’s best. Highly recommended. (CNB)

Jack of Shadows Roger Zelazny (NAL/Signet 0-451-13576-8, May ’85 [Apr ’85], $2.75, 236pp, pb) [Amber] Reissue (Walker 1971) fantasy novel.

Trumps of Doom Roger Zelazny (Arbor House 0-87795-718-5, Jun ’85 [May ’85], $14.95, 183pp, hc) [Amber] Fantasy novel in the “Amber” series. It ends with a cliffhanger.

Trumps of Doom Roger Zelazny (Underwood-Miller 0-88733-006-1, Aug ’85 [Jul ’85], $50.00, 183pp, hc) [Amber] Reprint (Arbor House 1985) fantasy novel, start of a new “Amber” series. It’s a signed, numbered, slipcased limited edition of 500 copies. There’s a new three-page prologue.

Trumps of Doom Roger Zelazny (SFBC #04714, Sep ’85 [Aug ’85], $4.98, 183pp, hc) [Amber] Reprint (Arbor House 1985) fantasy novel in the “Amber” series.

Stanislaw Lem Richard E. Ziegfeld (Ungar 0-8044-2994-4, Dec ’85, $14.95, 188pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical study, including a primary and secondary bibliography. [Stanislaw Lem]

Stanislaw Lem Richard E. Ziegfeld (Ungar 0-8044-6992-X, Dec ’85, $8.95, 188pp, pb) Paperback edition of the above. [Stanislaw Lem]

Hawksmoor Peter Ackroyd (Hamish Hamilton 0-241-11664-3, Sep ’85 [1985], £8.95, 320pp, hc) Literary macabre novel. [Not seen]

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Douglas Adams (Pan 0-330-28700-1, May ’85 [1985], £1.95, 191pp, pb) [Hitchhiker] Reprint (Pan 1984) sf novel.

The Disappearing Man and Other Mysteries Isaac Asimov (Walker and Company 0-8027-6602-1, 1985, $9.85, 50pp, hc, cover by Yoshi Miyake) Young-adult crime collection.

Haunted Travellers ed. Denys Val Baker (London: William Kimber 0-7183-0544-2, May ’85, £7.50, 190pp, hc)

Walking on Glass Iain M. Banks (Macmillan 0-333-37986-1, Mar ’85 [1985], £8.95, 240pp, hc) Literary sf novel. [Not seen]

Death Is a Lonely Business Ray Bradbury (Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, Oct ’85, hc) [Death Is a Lonely Business] Reprint (Knopf 1985). Bradbury’s first novel in 23 years, billed as a nostalgic hard-boiled detective novel. Includes a new introduction by Bradbury.

Long After Ecclesiastes Ray Bradbury (Santa Anna, CA: Gold Stein Press, 1985, 19pp, hc) Reprint poem printed as a miniature (7 x 9 cm) book.

World Interdependence Fund Ray Bradbury (Beverly Hills, CA: World Interdependence Fund, Apr ’85, unpaginated, quarto) Promotional brochure and conference program for the orginization, of which Bradbury was chairman.

Night’s Daughter Marion Zimmer Bradley (Inner Circle 1-85018-038-5, Oct ’85 [1985], £8.95, 208pp, hc) Reprint (Del Rey 1985) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Night’s Daughter Marion Zimmer Bradley (Sphere 0-7221-1958-5, Oct ’85, £2.99, 208pp, pb) Reprint (Del Rey 1985) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

The Case of the Dancing Sandwiches Fredric Brown (Dennis McMillan, Jun ’85, $30.00, 218pp, hc, cover by William L. McMillan) Associational collection of the novella version of “The Case of the Dancing Sandwiches” plus the greatly enlarged (but unfinished and unpublished) novel version, with an introduction by Lawrence Block. Limited to 400 numbered copies signed by Lawrence Block. Volume four in the “Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps” series.

Madman’s Holiday Fredric Brown (McMillan, Dennis, Mar ’85, $30.00, 133pp, hc, cover by William L. McMillan) Associational, non-sf collection, of two pulp mysteries plus an introduction by Newton Baird. Limited to 350 numbered copies, signed by Newton Baird. Volume three in the “Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps” series.

The Adding Machine: Collected Essays William Burroughs (John Calder 0-7145-4073-0, Sep ’85 [1985], £10.95, 202pp, hc) Collection of essays. [Not seen]

Mr. Palomar Italo Calvino (Secker & Warburg 0-436-08275-6, Sep ’85 [1985], £10.95, 144pp, hc) Collection of five quasi-fantasy stories. [Not seen]

The Nameless Ramsey Campbell (Panther, 1985, 272pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1981) horror-fantasy novel. The text has been revised for this edition.

Omnibus of New Terrors ed. Ramsey Campbell (Pan 0-330-28854-7, 1985 [Aug ’96], £7.99, xii+649pp, pb) Anthology of 37 horror stories originally published in New Terrors (Pan 1980) and New Terrors 2 (Pan 1980). The book is called New Terrors Omnibus on the cover and spine.

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