The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Rape of Shavi Buchi Emecheta (George Braziller 0-8076-1118-2, 1985 [Feb ’86], $6.95, 178pp, pb) Paperback edition of the above.

High Command Aton Emmerton (Zebra 0-8217-1910-6, Sep ’86, $3.95, 384pp, pb) Futuristic thriller. A British ex-agent tries to help free Great Britain from the U.S.S.R.

Galaxy Four William Emms (Target 0-426-20202-3, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £1.60, 144pp, pb) [Doctor Who] Reprint (W.H. Allen 1985) novel, Doctor Who #104, based on the tv series.

Mirror in the Mirror Michael Ende (Viking UK 0-670-80682-X, Jun ’86 [May ’86], £9.95, 224pp, hc) Collection of 30 “episodes” based on surrealist paintings by the author’s father, Edgar Ende. Translated by J. Maxwell Brownjohn.

Momo Michael Ende (Penguin 0-14-007916-5, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], $5.95, 227pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1985) fantasy novel, translated by J. Maxwell Brownjohn from the 1973 German first edition. An earlier translation was published as The Gray Gentlemen (Burke 1974).

The Panic of ’89 Paul Erdman (Andre Deutsch 0-233-97957-3, Dec ’86, £9.95, 308pp, hc) Near-future financial thriller.

The Ark Paul Erickson (W.H. Allen 0-491-03963-8, Oct ’86, £7.25, hc) [Doctor Who] Sf novelisation, based on the “Doctor Who” tv series. Doctor Who #114.

Days Between Stations Steve Erickson (Random/Vintage 0-394-74685-6, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $6.95, 253pp, pb) Reprint (Poseidon 1985) surreal sf novel about life on a future ruined Earth.

Rubicon Beach Steve Erickson (Simon & Schuster/Poseidon 0-671-60458-9, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $15.95, 300pp, hc) Surreal sf novel of ruined Los Angeles and a quest for a mysterious beautiful girl.

Isaac Asimov: Scientist and Storyteller Ellen Erlanger (Lerner 0-8225-0482-0, Nov ’86, $7.95, 56pp, hc) Non-fiction, biography illustrated with many photos. This is a school textbook in library binding, part of “The Achievers” series, designed for grades 4 and up. [Isaac Asimov]

Lady of Hay Barbara Erskine (Michael Joseph 0-7181-2587-8, Jun ’86 [May ’86], £10.95, 562pp, hc) This satirical sf novel of a hardhitting hackette who’s hypnotized and finds herself time traveling is billed by the publisher as historical romance. (SJ/JF)

The Armlet of the Gods Lloyd Arthur Eshbach (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32463-3, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $2.95, 261pp, pb) [Gates of Lucifer] Fantasy novel, second in “The Land Beyond the Gate” tetralogy.

Darkside Dennis Etchison (Charter 0-441-13819-5, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $3.50, 246pp, pb) Horror novel of teenagers experimenting with the powers of Evil.

Cutting Edge ed. Dennis Etchison (Doubleday 0-385-23430-9, Oct ’86, $16.95, 290pp, hc) Original anthology of 19 horror stories.

Masters of Darkness ed. Dennis Etchison (Tor 0-812-51762-8, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $3.95, 338pp, pb) Anthology of 14 horror stories and 2 poems chosen by the authors, with new afterwords by each.

Jason & the Argonauts Bernard Evslin (Morrow 0-688-06245-8, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $13.00, 165pp, hc) Juvenile fantasy novel retelling the quest for the Golden Fleece. Illustrations by Bert Dodson.

The World of Oz: An Historical Expedition Over the Rainbow 1900-1985 Allen Eyles (Justin Knowles 0-907724-23-X, Oct ’85 [Mar ’86], $70.00, 96pp, hc) [Oz] Non-fiction; “the history of the Oz phenomenon.” It’s a limited edition, slipcased, signed, and numbered, and is the original of the HP reprint we listed previously. It appeared in 1985, but we didn’t see it until 1986. This British publisher is distributed by Scribner’s.

Tigrela and Other Stories Lygia Fagundes Telles (Avon/Bard 0-380-89627-3, Apr ’86, $3.95, 152pp, pb) Collection of 14 stories “of the marvelous and the bizarre” by a Brazilian writer. Originally published as Seminario Dos Ratos by Livraria Jose Olympio Editora 1977; translated by Margaret A. Neves.

Eve: Her Story Penelope Farmer (Abacus 0-349-11193-6, Jun ’86, £3.95, 185pp, tp) Reprint (Gollancz 1985) retelling of Genesis myth from feminist viewpoint.

The Cache Philip José Farmer (Tor 0-812-53755-6, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $2.95, 292pp, pb) Reissue (Tor 1981) collection. 3rd printing. A novel plus 2 short stories.

Dark Is the Sun Philip José Farmer (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33956-8, Jan ’87 [Dec ’86], $3.95, 405pp, pb) Reissue (Del Rey 1979) sf novel of the very far future; 5th printing.

Dayworld Philip José Farmer (Berkley 0-425-08474-4, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $3.50, 258pp, pb) [Dayworld] Reprint (Putnam 1985) sf novel, first in a new series.

Dayworld Philip José Farmer (Grafton 0-586-06631-4, Sep ’86, £2.50, 322pp, pb) [Dayworld] Reprint (Putnam 1985) sf novel. First in a series.

Gods of Riverworld Philip José Farmer (Grafton 0-586-06232-7, 1986 [Dec ’86], £2.50, 368pp, pb) [Riverworld] Reissue (Phantasia 1983) sf novel. Volume 5 in the “Riverworld” series.

The Magic Labyrinth Philip José Farmer (Grafton 0-586-05387-5, 1986 [Dec ’86], £2.95, 496pp, pb) [Riverworld] Reissue (Putnam 1980) sf novel. Volume 4 in the “Riverworld” series.

Riverworld and Other Stories Philip José Farmer (Grafton 0-586-05379-4, 1986 [Dec ’86], £2.50, 303pp, pb) Reissue (Berkley 1979) sf collection.

World of Tiers 1 Philip José Farmer (Sphere 0-7221-3514-9, Nov ’86, £3.95, 467pp, pb) [World of Tiers] Omnibus edition of the first three sf novels in the “World of Tiers” series.

World of Tiers 2 Philip José Farmer (Sphere 0-7221-3515-7, Nov ’86, £3.95, 325pp, pb) [World of Tiers] Omnibus edition of the last two sf novels in the “World of Tiers” series. These volumes would be a reprint of the 1981 SFBC edition if A Private Cosmos were in volume 2 instead of volume 1.

Forcible Entry Stewart Farrar (Robert Hale 0-7090-2651-X, Mar ’86, £8.95, 224pp, hc) Novel of sexual identity and its occult overtones.

Citizen Phaid Mick Farren (Ace 0-441-10602-1, Jan ’87 [Dec ’86], $2.95, 234pp, pb) [Phaid the Gambler] Hardboiled near-future sf novel. First American edition. This and the earlier part, Phaid the Gambler (Ace 1986) were first published in England as one volume, The Song of Phaid the Gambler (NEL 1981).

Corpse Mick Farren (NEL 0-450-05841-7, Aug ’86, £2.50, 304pp, pb) Horror/sf novel of megacorporations and WWIII.

Phaid the Gambler Mick Farren (Ace 0-441-66232-3, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $3.50, 296pp, pb) [Phaid the Gambler] “Hard-boiled” sf novel of a far-future Earth, first of a series. First American edition (NEL 1981 as The Song of Phaid the Gambler, which included the second half, to be published next year as Citizen Phaid.)

All Heads Turn When the Hunt Goes By John Farris (Tor 0-812-58264-0, Jan ’86, $3.50, 350pp, pb) Reprint (1977) supernatural fantasy/horror novel of African sorcery and a Southern U.S. family.

Catacombs John Farris (Tor 0-812-58272-1, Jan ’87 [Dec ’86], $3.95, 522pp, pb) Reprint (1981) horror novel of evil creatures unearthed from Mt. Kilimanjaro by archaeologists.

Shatter John Farris (Tor 0-812-58268-3, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $3.50, 317pp, pb) Reprint (1981) horror novel. “A young woman is pursued across continents, oceans and time itself by a relentless evil unleashed by the man who loves her.”

Son of the Endless Night John Farris (Tor 0-812-58266-7, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $4.50, 503pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1984) horror novel. “In a peaceful Vermont courtroom humanity will be called to trial by endless evil.”

Wildwood John Farris (Tor 0-312-93919-1, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $16.95, 445pp, hc) Horror novel of a sinister mountain retreat.

Wildwood John Farris (Tor 0-812-58270-5, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $4.50, 445pp, pb) Horror novel, issued simultaneously in hardcover and paperback.

A Darkness at Sethanon Raymond E. Feist (Doubleday 0-385-19215-0, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $17.95, 425pp, hc) [Riftwar] Fantasy novel, conclusion of the “Magician” trilogy (or quadralogy in paperback).

A Darkness at Sethanon Raymond E. Feist (SFBC #02887, Jun ’86, $6.50, 410pp, hc) [Riftwar] Reprint (Doubleday 1986) fantasy novel, conclusion of the “Magician” trilogy/tetralogy.

A Darkness at Sethanon Raymond E. Feist (Grafton 0-246-12828-3, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £9.95, 368pp, hc) [Riftwar] Reprint (Doubleday 1986) fantasy novel, third in the “Riftwar Saga” (fourth by U.S. paperback count).

A Darkness at Sethanon Raymond E. Feist (Grafton 0-246-12946-8, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £6.95, 368pp, tp) [Riftwar] Trade paperback edition of the above.

Magician Raymond E. Feist (Grafton 0-586-05828-1, Nov ’86, £3.50, 831pp, pb) [Riftwar] Reissue (Doubleday 1982) fantasy novel, “Riftwar Saga” #1.

Magician: Apprentice Raymond E. Feist (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25575-4, Aug ’86 [Sep ’86], $3.50, 323pp, pb) [Riftwar] Reissue (Bantam 1986) fantasy novel, the first half of Magician (Doubleday 1982); 6th Bantam printing.

Magician: Master Raymond E. Feist (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25646-7, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $3.50, 366pp, pb) [Riftwar] Reprint of the second half of Magician (Doubleday 1982), a fantasy novel and part of a trilogy/tetralogy.

Silverthorn Raymond E. Feist (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25928-8, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $3.50, 343pp, pb) [Riftwar] Reprint (Doubleday 1985), fantasy novel, third in the “Rift War Saga”.

Silverthorn Raymond E. Feist (Grafton 0-586-06417-6, Nov ’86, £2.95, 432pp, pb) [Riftwar] Reprint (Doubleday 1985) fantasy novel, “Riftwar Saga” #2 (third by U.S. paperback count).

Double Nocturne Cynthia Felice (Bluejay 0-312-94114-5, Jun ’86, $16.95, 330pp, hc) Sf novel of a planet’s female-dominated tyranny.

Downtime Cynthia Felice (DAW 0-88677-170-6, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $2.95, 252pp, pb) Reprint (Bluejay 1985) sf novel.

Blood River Down Lionel Fenn (Tor 0-812-53785-8, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $2.95, 310pp, pb) [Quest for the White Duck] Humorous fantasy novel with an ex-football player, a magic baseball bat, and an enchanted duck. Fenn is a pseudonym for Charles L. Grant.

Star Trek #28: Crisis on Centaurus Brad Ferguson (Pocket 0-671-61115-1, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $3.50, 254pp, pb) [Star Trek] Latest novel in the “Star Trek” series. The Enterprise has trouble with a malfunctioning computer, while Centaurus is crippled by a terrorist bomb.

Star Trek #28: Crisis on Centaurus Brad Ferguson (SFBC #01830, Jun ’86, $4.98, 184pp, hc) [Star Trek] Reprint (Pocket 1986) Star Trek novel.

The Best Fantasy Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction ed. Edward L. Ferman (Octopus 0-7064-2568-5, 1985 [Jan ’86], $9.98, 792pp, hc) Anthology of 40 stories from F&SF. An instant remainder book.

Wild Violets Ruth Baker Field (Zebra 0-8217-1973-4, Dec ’86, $3.95, 334pp, pb) Reissue (Zebra 1980) horror novel; 4th printing.

Triad Sheila Finch (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25792-7, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $3.50, 233pp, pb) Sf novel of explorers on a strange alien planet.

Not Wanted on the Voyage Timothy Findley (Arena 0-09-948070-0, Oct ’86, £3.95, 352pp, pb) Reprint (Penguin-Canada 1984) literary fantasy novel of Noah and the flood.

The Singing Stones Winifred Finlay (The Bodley Head 0-370-30761-5, Oct ’86, £4.50, 182pp, pb) Reprint (UK 1970) fantasy novel of Dark vs. Light in Scotland.

Vampires, Werewolves and Phantoms of the Night Winifred Finlay (Methuen/Magnet 0-416-62260-7, Jun ’86 [May ’86], £1.50, 125pp, tp) Reprint (Methuen 1983) young-adult horror collection.

About Time Jack Finney (S&S/Fireside 0-671-62887-9, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $7.95, 219pp, pb) Collection of 12 time travel stories originally published in either The Third Level (Rhinehart & Co. 1957) or I Love Galesberg in the Springtime (Simon & Schuster 1962).

Paper Thin Philip First (Paladin 0-586-08555-6, May ’86, £2.95, 174pp, tp) Enigmatic, perverse, and bizarre collection of short stories. (SJ/JF)

The Unexpected Universe of Doris Lessing: A Study in Narrative Technique Katherine Fishburn (Greenwood Press 0-313-23424-8, Dec ’85 [Jan ’86], $27.95, ix + 184pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical study emphasizing Lessing’s shift from mainstream to sf narrative methods. [Doris Lessing]

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