The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Bodley Head G.K. Chesterton G. K. Chesterton (The Bodley Head 0-370-30579-5, Jun ’85 [1985], £16.00, 512pp, hc) Collection of stories including some fantasy. [Not seen]

Ghosts from the Mist of Time R. Chetwynd-Hayes (London: William Kimber 0-7183-0562-0, 1985, £7.50, 205pp, hc, cover by Ionicus) Original collection of seven stories.

The Sentinel Arthur C. Clarke (Granada 0-586-06343-9, 1985, £2.95, 299pp, tp) Reprint (Berkley 1983) sf collection. [First U.K. edition]

Mr. Browser in the Space Museum Philip Curtis (Andersen Press 0-86264-095-4, Mar ’85, £4.95, 144pp, hc) [Mr. Browser] Young adult sf novel. [Not seen]

Nightmares 3 ed. Mary Danby (London: Armada 0-00-692551-0, Oct ’85, £1.50, 128pp, pb) Young adult horror anthology.

Space 9 ed. Richard Davis (Hutchinson 0-09-158850-2, 1985 [Feb ’96], £5.95, 95pp, hc, cover by Alan Daniels) Anthology of six stories, three original, aimed at young adults.

Doctor Who: The Time Monster Terrance Dicks (W.H. Allen 0-491-03870-4, 1985, £6.25, 151pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Young adult sf novelization. [Not seen]

The Final Encyclopedia Gordon R. Dickson (Sphere 0-7221-3022-8, 1985, £3.95, 692pp, pb) [Childe Cycle] Reprint (Tor 1984) sf novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Maracot Deep Arthur Conan Doyle (Leipzig: Berhard Tauchnitz, 1929, 272pp, hc) Collection of British Authors Vol. 4905. [EZ]

Mundo and the Weather Child Joyce Dunbar (Heinemann 0-434-93590-5, Oct ’85 [1985], £6.95, 160pp, hc) Young adult fantasy novel. [Not seen]

Eve: Her Story Penelope Farmer (Gollancz 0-575-03584-6, Jun ’85 [1985], £9.95, 224pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel. [Not seen]

The Minotaur John Farris (Tor 0-8125-8258-6, 1985, $3.95, 384pp, pb) Horror novel.

The I Inside Alan Dean Foster (Orbit 0-7088-8115-7, 1985, £2.50, 311pp, pb) Reprint (Warner 1984) sf collection. [First U.K. edition]

A Maggot John Fowles (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02806-5, Sep ’85, £9.95, 448pp, hc) Literary novel with sf touches. [Not seen]

Dancing with Mermaids Miles Gibson (Heinemann 0-434-29131-5, 1985, £8.95, 195pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel. [Not seen]

Back to the Future George Gipe (Firecrest 0-85997-613-0, Sep ’85, £7.95, 256pp, hc) Reprint (Berkley 1985) sf novelization. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Back to the Future George Gipe (Corgi 0-552-12774-4, Sep ’85, £1.95, 256pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley 1985) sf novelization. [Not seen]

Revolt of the Galaxy Stephen Goldin (Grafton 0-586-04343-8, 1985, £1.95, 186pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley 1985) sf novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Evil Stalks the Night Kathryn M. Griffith (Leisure 0-8439-2329-6, 1985, $3.50, 368pp, pb) Reissue (Leisure 1984) horror novel.

The Heart of the Rose Kathryn M. Griffith (Leisure 0-8439-2216-8, 1985, $3.95, 480pp, pb) Horror novel.

Squelch John Halkin (Hamlyn 0-09-937580-X, Oct ’85 [1985], £1.95, 256pp, pb) [Slither] Horror novel. [Not seen]

The Fourth Plane at the Flypast Dennis Hamley (Andre Deutsch 0-233-97788-0, Oct ’85 [1985], £3.50, 120pp, tp) Young adult ghost novel. [Not seen]

Heretics of Dune Frank Herbert (NEL 0-450-05777-1, Mar ’85 [1985], £2.95, 508pp, pb) [Dune] Reprint (Gollancz 1984) sf novel.

Moon James Herbert (NEL 0-450-06088-8, Jul ’85 [1985], £11.95, 272pp, hc) Horror novel. [Not seen]

Pillar of the Sky Cecelia Holland (Gollancz 0-575-03592-7, Jul ’85 [1985], £9.95, 512pp, hc) Reprint (Knopf 1985) historical novel with fantasy touches. [Not seen]

The Night of the Scorpion Anthony Horowitz (Patrick Hardy 0-7444-0053-8, Apr ’85 [1985], £6.95, 160pp, hc) [Power of Five] Young adult fantasy/horror novel. [Not seen]

Callanish William Horwood (Penguin 0-14-007207-1, Apr ’85 [1985], £2.50, 192pp, hc) Reprint (Allan Lane 1984) fantasy novel. [Not seen]

Arrows of Desire Geoffrey Household (Michael Joseph 0-7181-2644-0, 1985, £8.95, 128pp, hc) Sf novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Comet Halley Fred Hoyle (Michael Joseph 0-7181-2538-X, 1985, £9.95, 410pp, hc) Sf novel. [Not seen]

Sandwriter Monica Hughes (Julia MacRae 0-86203-198-2, Mar ’85 [1985], £6.95, 160pp, hc) [Sandwriter] Young adult sf novel. [Not seen]

Breeding Ground Shaun Hutson (Star 0-352-31683-7, 1985, £2.50, 220pp, pb) [Slugs] Horror novel. [Not seen]

Shadows Shaun Hutson (W.H. Allen 0-491-03384-2, Mar ’85 [1985], £10.95, 288pp, hc) Horror novel. [Not seen]

Darkness Comes Dean R. Koontz (Star 0-352-31479-6, Apr ’85 [1984], £2.50, 351pp, pb) Reprint (W.H. Allen 1984) horror novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

The Leaky Establishment David Langford (Sphere 0-7221-5378-3, 1985, £2.25, 197pp, pb) Reprint (Muller 1984) associational novel.

In the Hall of the Dragon King Stephen R. Lawhead (Lion 0-85648-859-3, Feb ’85 [1985], £2.50, 352pp, pb) [Dragon King] Reprint (Crossway 1982) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

The Sword and the Flame Stephen R. Lawhead (Lion 0-85648-875-5, Jun ’85, £2.50, 320pp, pb) [Dragon King] Reprint (Crossway 1984) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

The Warlords of Nin Stephen R. Lawhead (Lion 0-85648-874-7, Apr ’85, £2.50, 352pp, pb) [Dragon King] Reprint (Crossway 1983) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Beware! Richard Laymon (NEL 0-450-05803-4, 1985, £1.95, 218pp, pb) Horror novel. [Not seen]

Boxen C. S. Lewis (Collins 0-00-215048-4, May ’85 [1985], £7.95, 360pp, hc) Collection of juvenile fantasy stories. [Not seen]

Boxen C. S. Lewis (Fount 0-00-626769-6, Oct ’85 [1985], £4.95, 208pp, tp) Reprint (Collins 1985) collection of juvenile fantasy stories. [Not seen]

The Therapy of Avram Blok Simon Louvish (Heinemann 0-434-42970-8, 1985, £9.95, 327pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel. [Not seen]

The Box Hunters and Others Albert J. Manachino (Potboiler, Sep ’85, pb, cover by Tim Hammell)

The Blue Sword Robin McKinley (Orbit 0-7088-8155-6, Aug ’85 [1985], £2.50, 288pp, pb) [Damar] Reprint (Morrow 1982) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Microworlds ed. Thomas F. Monteleone (Hamlyn 0-09-939220-8, 1985, £2.50, 175pp, tp) Reprint (Hayden 1984, as R-A-M: Random Access Messages of the Computer Age) sf anthology. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Elric at the End of Time Michael Moorcock (Granada 0-586-06342-0, May ’85, £1.95, 208pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) [Elric] Reprint (NEL 1984) fantasy collection.

Last Letters from Hav Jan Morris (Viking 0-670-80177-1, Sep ’85 [1985], £11.95, 192pp, hc) Reprint (Random 1985) literary fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

The Hounds of the Morrigan Pat O’Shea (Oxford University Press 0-19-271506-2, Oct ’85, £9.95, 480pp, hc) Young adult fantasy novel. [Not seen]

Road Lines Chris Ould (Andre Deutsch 0-233-97753-8, Jul ’85 [1985], £8.95, 320pp, hc) Sf novel. [Not seen]

Encyclopedia of Things that Never Were Michael Page & Michael Ingpen (Dragon’s World 1-85028-001-0, Nov ’85 [1985], £15.95, 240pp, hc) Text and illustrations on assorted myths, legends and supernatural topics. [Not seen]

Ghostbreakers ed. Michel Parry (London: Granada 0-246-12758-9, 1985, £4.95, 128pp, hc) Young adult ghost anthology. A good representative young adult anthology of psychic detective stories.

Mysterious Sea Stories ed. William Pattrick (W.H. Allen 0-491-03114-9, Jan ’85, £9.95, 247pp, hc) Anthology of 14 sea fantasies. American edition: Salem House 1985.

Tales Edgar Allan Poe (Leipzig: Berhard Tauchnitz, 1905, 328pp, hc) Reprint (Tauchnitz 1884) collection. Collection of British Authors Vol. 2212, edited John H. Ingram. [EZ]

The Cabalist Amanda Prantera (Jonathan Cape 0-224-02326-8, Sep ’85 [1985], £8.95, 176pp, hc) Literary occult novel. [Not seen]

The Devil’s Looking Glass Simon Rees (Methuen 0-413-57720-1, 1985, £8.95, 187pp, hc) Occult novel. [Not seen]

Cold Feet ed. Jean Richardson (London: Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-37745-3, Oct ’85, £5.95, 127pp, hc) Anthology of eight original “scary stories” written for younger readers.

Dreamwatcher Theodore Roszak (Anthony Blond 0-85634-204-1, 1985, £9.95, 287pp, hc) Horror novel. [Not seen]

Extra(ordinary) People Joanna Russ (The Women’s Press 0-7043-3950-1, 1985, £1.95, 160pp, pb, cover by Judith Clute) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1984) collection.

Doctor Who: The Twin Dilemma Eric Saward (W.H. Allen 0-491-03124-6, 1985, £6.25, 138pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Young adult sf novelization. [Not seen]

The Blue Misty Monsters Catherine Sefton (Faber 0-571-13564-1, 1985, £5.25, 106pp, hc) Young adult sf novel. [Not seen]

Throwback Guy N. Smith (NEL 0-450-05799-2, 1985, £1.95, 256pp, pb) Horror novel. [Not seen]

The Wood Guy N. Smith (NEL 0-450-05847-6, 1985, £1.95, 171pp, pb) Horror novel. [Not seen]

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide Robert Louis Stevenson (Leipzig: Berhard Tauchnitz, 1895, 287pp, hc) Reprint (Tauchnitz 1886) collection. Collection of British Authors Vol. 2387. [EZ]

Deathwatch Elleston Trevor (W.H. Allen 0-491-03224-2, 1985, £9.95, 277pp, hc) Reprint (Beaufort 1984) thriller about a super-virus. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

National Lampoon’s Doon Ellis Weiner (Grafton 0-586-06635-7, Nov ’85, £2.50, 176pp, pb) [Dune] Reprint (Pocket 1984) sf parody. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

The Time Machine H. G. Wells (Everyman 0-460-11915-X, Aug ’85, £1.50, 128pp, pb) [Time Machine] Reprint (Heinemann 1895) sf novel. [Not seen]

Larksleve Patricia Wendorf (Hamish Hamilton 0-241-11441-1, Apr ’85 [1985], £11.95, 320pp, hc) [Patteran] Historical romance with a touch of fantasy. [Not seen]

Black Alert Alan White (Granada 0-246-11394-4, Jul ’85 [1985], £9.95, 328pp, hc) Near-future thriller. [Not seen]

The Interpreters/A Novacon Garland James White & David Langford (Birmingham Science Fiction Group, Nov ’85, £1.50, 14+15pp, ph) Original back-to-back collection of an original short story by James White, and two parodies (one original) by David Langford. Issued in a limited edition of 600 numbered copies, to coincide with their Guest of Honour appearances at Novacon 15.

The Breaking of Northwall Paul O. Williams (Orbit 0-7088-8158-0, 1985, £2.50, 280pp, pb) [Pelbar Cycle] Reprint (Del Rey 1981) fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition, not seen]

Amazing Science Fiction Stories Combined with Fantastic [v58 #5, January 1985] ed. George H. Scithers (Dragon Publishing, $1.75, 164pp, pb)

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