The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Startide Rising David Brin (Orbit 1-85723-372-7, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], £5.99, 460pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Uplift] Reprint (Bantam 1983) SF novel. Volume 2 of the “Uplift” series. This is the revised (Bantam, 1993) edition.

Sundiver David Brin (Orbit 1-85723-370-0, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], £5.99, 340pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Uplift] Reprint (Bantam 1980) SF novel. Volume 1 in the “Uplift” sequence.

The Uplift War David Brin (Orbit 1-85723-371-9, Mar ’96, £6.99, 638pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Uplift] Reprint (Phantasia 1987) SF novel. Volume 3 of the “Uplift” series.

No Heaven No Hell Jane Brindle (Orion 0-75280-285-2, Jan ’96 [Apr ’96], £4.99, 314pp, pb) Reprint (Orion 1995) horror novel.

Exquisite Corpse Poppy Z. Brite (Millennium 0-7528-0205-4, Jul ’96, £9.99, 244pp, tp) Associational non-supernatural horror novel. A convicted serial killer escapes to build a new life in the homosexual subculture of the Big Easy. A hardcover edition (-0206-2, £16.99) is also available.

Motherfuckers: The Auschwitz of Oz Dave Britton (Savoy 0-86130-098-X, Aug ’96 [Jul ’96], £14.95, 250pp, hc, cover by William Blake) [Lord Horror] Literary horror novel set in a surreal and brutish alternate Britain. Companion to the novel Lord Horror and the “Meng and Ecker” graphic series, both of which were prosecuted under the Obscene Publications Act. Available from 279 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EW.

First King of Shannara Terry Brooks (Legend 0-09-960191-5, Mar ’96, £16.99, 489pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Shannara] Fantasy novel in the “Shannara” sequence, set a long time before those already published. Simultaneous with the US (Del Rey) edition. A trade paperback (export only) edition (-960201-6, £9.99) was announced but not seen.

Witches’ Brew Terry Brooks (Legend 0-09-960181-8, Jun ’96 [May ’96], £5.99, 304pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Magic Kingdom] Reprint (Del Rey; Legend 1995) humorous fantasy novel.

Have Demon Will Travel John Brosnan (Legend 0-09-951231-9, Apr ’96, £4.99, 168pp, pb, cover by Paul Sample) Humorous fantasy novel. Travis Thomson escapes from the other world into the hands of a psychiatrist.

In a Pig’s Ear Paul Bryers (Bloomsbury Books 0-7475-2478-5, Apr ’96 [Jul ’96], £14.99, 277pp, hc) Literary fantasy novel.

The Death of Art Simon Bucher-Jones (Doctor Who Books 0-426-20481-6, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], £4.99, 276pp, pb, cover by Jon Sullivan) [Doctor Who: New Adventures] Original novel based on the Doctor Who TV series. This is a world-wide edition, available in the US for $5.95. Volume 54 in “The New Adventures”.

The Eye of the Giant Christopher Bulis (Doctor Who Books 0-426-20469-7, Apr ’96 [May ’96], £4.99, 315pp, pb, cover by Paul Campbell) [Doctor Who: Missing Adventures] Original novel based on the Doctor Who TV series. This is a world-wide edition, available in the US for $5.95. In “The Missing Adventures”.

Twilight of the Gods Christopher Bulis (Doctor Who Books 0-426-20480-8, Sep ’96 [Aug ’96], £4.99, 299pp, pb, cover by Alister Pearson) [Doctor Who: Missing Adventures] Original novel based on the Doctor Who TV series. This is a world-wide edition, available in the US for $5.95. Volume 26 in “The Missing Adventures”.

A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess (Penguin 0-14-018882-7, Apr ’96 [Jul ’96], £5.99, 149pp, tp) Reprint (Heinemann 1962) classic SF novel, with a new introduction by Blake Morrison.

Interface Stephen Bury (Michael Joseph 0-7181-4162-8, Jul ’96, £9.99, 583pp, tp) Reprint (Bantam 1994) satirical SF political thriller. Bury is a pseudonym for Neal Stephenson and J. Frederick George. [First U.K. edition]

The Wishing Tree James Buxton (Orion 1-85798-478-1, Jul ’96, £9.99, 330pp, tp) Dark fantasy novel.

The World of Darkness: Vampire: Netherworld Richard Lee Byers (Boxtree 0-7522-0320-7, Apr ’96, £5.99, 330pp, pb, cover by Larry MacDougall) [World of Darkness] Reprint (HarperPrism 1995) novelisation based on the role-playing fantasy card game. Copyrighted by White Wolf Fiction. [First U.K. edition]

Dead Things Richard Calder (Voyager 0-00-648040-3, Apr ’96, £4.99, 201pp, pb) [Dead Girls] SF novel. Third and seemingly last of the disturbing series, after Dead Girls and Dead Boys.

Numbers in the Dark and other stories Italo Calvino (Vintage UK 0-09-933231-0, Sep ’96 [Oct ’96], £6.99, 276pp, pb) Reprint (Jonathan Cape 1995) collection of fables, tales, fragments and dialogues. Translated by Tim Parks from Primal che tu dira “Pronto" (Mondadori Milan 1993).

The House on Nazareth Hill Ramsey Campbell (Headline 0-7472-0667-8, Jul ’96, £16.99, 374pp, hc, cover by Larry Rostant) Dark fantasy novel. The renovation of a house does not stop its evil.

The Influence Ramsey Campbell (Headline 0-7472-5075-8, Feb ’96 [Apr ’96], £5.99, 312pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1988) horror novel. This edition contains a new afterword by Campbell.

Ember from the Sun Mark Canter (NEL 0-340-64002-2, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], £5.99, 424pp, pb) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1995) SF/fantasy novel. A neanderthal embryo is brought to term; the resultant girl-child has special powers.

Star Trek: Dreadnought! Diane Carey (Titan 1-85286-211-4, Apr ’96 [May ’96], £4.99, 252pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Star Trek: Fortunes of War] Reissue (Pocket 1986) Star Trek novelisation. Third printing.

The Surfer Linda Cargill (Scholastic UK 0-590-13658-5, Jul ’96, £3.50, 193pp, pb) Reprint (Scholastic 1995) young-adult dark fantasy novel. A beautiful surfer vanishes under the waves, and a mystery girl surfaces in town. A Point Horror title. [First U.K. edition]

The Gathering Isobelle Carmody (Scholastic UK 0-590-54215-X, Jan ’96, £8.99, 284pp, tp, cover by Tim Edmunds) Reprint (Penguin Australia 1993) young-adult dark fantasy novel. [First U.K. edition]

The Panic Hand Jonathan Carroll (HarperCollins UK 0-00-647929-4, Feb ’96, £4.99, 240pp, pb) Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1995) collection of 19 stories, including one original. This is expanded from his German collection, Die Panische Hand, 1989.

The Knight of the Flaming Heart Michael Carson (Black Swan 0-552-99628-9, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], £6.99, 272pp, tp, cover by Oliver Hunter) Reprint (Doubleday UK 1995) ghost novel. Sir Roger Casement manifests 80 years after his death, to oppose sectarian violence.

Black Venus Angela Carter (Vintage UK 0-09-948071-9, Jun ’96, £5.99, 87pp, tp) Reprint (Chatto & Windus 1985) collection of 8 magical stories.

Burning Your Boats Angela Carter (Vintage UK 0-09-959291-6, Jul ’96, £8.99, 462pp, tp) Reprint (Chatto & Windus 1995) fantasy omnibus of her four major collections plus others.

The Magic Toyshop Angela Carter (Virago 0-86068-190-4, Oct ’96, £6.99, 200pp, tp, cover by Irene Von Treskow) Reprint (Heinemann 1967) literary gothic novel.

The Passion of New Eve Angela Carter (Virago 0-86068-341-9, Oct ’96, £6.99, 181pp, tp, cover by Irene Von Treskow) Reprint (Gollancz 1977) fantasy novel.

Doctor Who: Warchild Andrew Cartmel (Doctor Who Books 0-426-20464-6, Feb ’96, £4.99, 310pp, pb, cover by Jeff Cummins) [Doctor Who: New Adventures] Original novel based on the Doctor Who TV series. This is a world-wide edition, available in the US for $5.95. In “The New Adventures”.

The Eternal Mark Chadbourn (Gollancz 0-575-06138-3, Apr ’96 [Mar ’96], £16.99, 381pp, hc, cover by Splash) Dark fantasy novel. A certain cursed immortal brings destruction on a peaceful English village.

The Eternal Mark Chadbourn (Vista 0-575-60062-4, Sep ’96, £5.99, 381pp, pb, cover by Splash) Reprint (Gollancz 1996) dark fantasy novel.

The Three Damosels Vera Chapman (Gollancz 0-575-06340-8, Nov ’96, £16.99, 383pp, hc, cover by Splash) [King Arthur] Reprint (Magnum 1978) fantasy omnibus of three Arthurian novels, The Green Knight (Rex Collings 1975), The King’s Damosel (Collings 1976) and King Arthur’s Daughter (Collings 1976).

Invader C. J. Cherryh (Legend 0-09-944421-6, Jan ’96 [Feb ’96], £5.99, 426pp, pb, cover by Michael Whelan) [Foreigner] Reprint (DAW 1995) SF novel; sequel to Foreigner.

Rider at the Gate C. J. Cherryh (NEL 0-340-63828-1, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], £5.99, 423pp, pb) [Rider at the Gate] Reprint (Warner Aspect 1995) SF novel.

Lois & Clark C. J. Cherryh (Boxtree 0-7522-2297-X, Nov ’96, £9.99, 319pp, hc) Reprint (Prima/Proteus 1996) SF novelization. [First U.K. edition]

The Return of Merlin Deepak Chopra (Arrow 0-09-963971-8, Mar ’96, £5.99, 422pp, tp, cover by Method) Reprint (Crown/Harmony; Century 1995) fantasy novel. Merlin and Arthur in modern England.

Veronica Nicholas Christopher (Bantam UK 0-593-03998-X, Apr ’96, £7.99, 322pp, tp, cover by Michael Ian Kaye) Reprint (Dial 1995) fantasy novel. A freelance New York photographer becomes involved with the daughter of a magician who has been temporally imprisoned by his evil apprentice. [First U.K. edition]

The World of Darkness: Wraith: Sins of the Fathers Sam Chupp (Boxtree 0-7522-0315-0, Apr ’96, £5.99, 257pp, pb, cover by Joshua Gabriel Timbrook) [World of Darkness: Wraith] Reprint (HarperPrism 1995) novelisation based on the role-playing fantasy card game. Copyrighted by White Wolf Fiction. [First U.K. edition]

Darker Simon Clark (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-66059-7, Jul ’96, £16.99, 410pp, hc, cover by Steve Crisp) Dark fantasy novel. A young couple and their child help a fugitive fleeting supernatural forces.

Darker Simon Clark (NEL 0-340-66060-0, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], £5.99, 410pp, pb, cover by Steve Crisp) Reprint (Hodder & Stoughton 1996) horror novel.

Reach for Tomorrow Arthur C. Clarke (Vista 0-575-60046-2, Sep ’96 [Oct ’96], £4.99, x+166pp, pb, cover by Rolf Mohr) Reprint (Ballantine 1956) SF collection of 12 stories, plus a Preface, and the 1989 Introduction.

The Snows of Olympus: A Garden on Mars Arthur C. Clarke (Gollancz 0-575-06322-X, Aug ’96, £12.99, 120pp, tp, cover by John Hinkley) Reprint (Gollancz 1994) account of how Mars could be made habitable.

The Wind from the Sun Arthur C. Clarke (Vista 0-575-60052-7, Sep ’96 [Oct ’96], £4.99, viii+193pp, pb, cover by Rolf Mohr) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1972) SF collection of 18 stories and a Preface.

Rama Revealed Arthur C. Clarke & Gentry Lee (Orbit 1-85723-252-6, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], £5.99, 635pp, pb, cover by Bob Corley) [Rama] Reprint (Gollancz 1993) SF novel. Fourth and last of the ‘Rama’ series which began with Clarke’s award-winning Rendezvous with Rama.

Richter 10 Arthur C. Clarke & Mike McQuay (Vista 0-575-60110-8, Dec ’96 [Nov ’96], £5.99, 446pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz; Bantam Spectra 1996) SF novel about earthquake prediction written by the late Mike McQuay from a treatment by Clarke, who contributes a Foreword.

Richter Ten Arthur C. Clarke & Mike McQuay (Gollancz 0-575-06116-2, Feb ’96 [Jan ’96], £15.99, 341pp, hc) SF novel about a seismologist who predicts the ultimate earthquake, and the groups who utilise the knowledge for their own ends. The late Mike McQuay wrote the novel from a movie treatment by Clarke.

The Tale of the Next Great War, 1871-1914 I. F. Clarke (Liverpool University Press 0-85323-469-8, Sep ’95 [Nov ’95], £12.95, 382pp, tp, cover by Michael Mattingly) SF anthology of 16 stories and excerpts about the war-to-come at the end of the 19th century. Includes a long Introduction by Clarke on the plethora of such tales. A hardcover edition (-459-0, £32.00) was announced but not seen.

Look At the Evidence: Essays and Reviews John Clute (Liverpool University Press 0-85323-830-8, Apr ’96, £15.95, xii+465pp, tp, cover by Judith Clute) Reprint (Serconia 1995) collection of criticism and reviews published between 1987 and 1993, with some added comments on their formation, intent, and editorial cuts, among other matters. [First U.K. edition]

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