The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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The Puppet Masters Robert A. Heinlein (Ballantine 0-345-33014-5, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $3.95, 347pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1951) sf novel. An excellent treatment of the alien invasion theme — recommended. (CNB)

Revolt in 2100 Robert A. Heinlein (Baen 0-671-65589-2, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $3.50, 336pp, pb) [Future History] Reprint (Shasta 1953) sf novel plus 2 short stories. Volume 3 of Heinlein’s “Future History” series.

Rocketship Galileo Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-00695-6, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £1.95, 159pp, pb) Reissue (Scribner’s 1947) young-adult sf novel.

Space Cadet Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-00737-5, Aug ’86, £1.95, 172pp, pb) Reissue (Scribners 1948) young-adult sf novel.

Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-00573-9, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], £2.25, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1959) sf novel.

Waldo & Magic, Inc. Robert A. Heinlein (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33015-3, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $3.95, 294pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1950) collection of two short novels, one sf with a fantasy problem, the other fantasy with an sf solution. Forty years has not dimmed their luster. Recommended. (CNB)

Waldo and Magic, Inc. Robert A. Heinlein (NEL 0-450-39730-0, Nov ’86, £1.95, 230pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1950) collection of two novellas, one sf and one fantasy.

William Morris: His Life, Work and Friends Philip Henderson (Andre Deutsch 0-233-97855-0, Mar ’86, £7.95, 400pp, tp) Reprint; non-fiction, comprehensive biography. [William Morros]

Sudanna, Sudanna Brian Herbert (W.H. Allen 0-491-03510-1, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £9.95, 256pp, hc) Reprint (Arbor House 1985) sf novel.

Sudanna, Sudanna Brian Herbert (Berkley 0-425-08786-7, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $2.95, 215pp, pb) Reprint (Arbor House 1985) humorous satirical sf novel.

Chapter House Dune Frank Herbert (NEL 0-450-05886-7, Mar ’86, £2.95, 476pp, pb) [Dune] Reprint (Gollancz 1985) sf novel, “Dune” #6.

Chapterhouse: Dune Frank Herbert (Berkley 0-425-09214-3, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $7.95, 464pp, pb) [Dune] Reprint (Gollancz 1985) sf novel, sixth in the “Dune” series.

Children of Dune Frank Herbert (NEL, 1985 [Mar ’86], pb) [Dune] Reissue (Berkley 1976) sf novel, “Dune” #3.

Dune Frank Herbert (NEL 0-450-01184-4, Mar ’86, £3.50, 605pp, pb) [Dune] Reissue (Chilton 1965) sf novel, first in the series.

Dune Messiah Frank Herbert (NEL 0-450-02285-4, Mar ’86, £2.50, 222pp, pb) [Dune] Reissue (Putnam 1969) sf novel, “Dune” #2.

Eye Frank Herbert (SFBC #01819, Jun ’86, $8.98, 328pp, hc) Reprint (Berkley 1985) collection, illustrated by Jim Burns.

Eye Frank Herbert (Gollancz 0-575-03906-X, Sep ’86, £9.95, 328pp, hc) Reprint (Putnam 1985) sf collection, illustrated by Jim Burns.

The Eyes of Heisenberg Frank Herbert (Berkley 0-425-09046-9, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $2.95, 158pp, pb) Reissue (Berkley 1966) sf novel; 17th printing.

God Emperor of Dune Frank Herbert (NEL 0-450-05262-1, Mar ’86, £2.95, 454pp, pb) [Dune] Reissue (Putnam 1981) sf novel, “Dune” #4.

The Godmakers Frank Herbert (Berkley 0-425-09327-1, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $2.95, 221pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1972) sf novel; 17th Berkley printing.

The Green Brain Frank Herbert (NEL 0-450-01521-1, Mar ’86, £1.95, 158pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1966) sf novel.

Heretics of Dune Frank Herbert (NEL, 1985 [Mar ’86], pb) [Dune] Reissue (Gollancz 1984) sf novel, “Dune” #5.

Heretics of Dune Frank Herbert (Berkley 0-425-08732-8, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $4.50, 471pp, pb) [Dune] Reprint (Gollancz 1984) sf novel, fifth in the “Dune” series, the most popular sf series of all time. The first 5 books have over 12 million copies in print and this one had a 200,000 copy hardcover edition.

The White Plague Frank Herbert (NEL 0-450-05598-1, Sep ’86, £3.50, 628pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1982) sf novel.

Man of Two Worlds Frank & Brian Herbert (Putnam 0-399-13132-9, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $18.95, 429pp, hc) Humorous sf novel.

Man of Two Worlds Frank & Brian Herbert (Gollancz 0-575-03834-9, May ’86, £9.95, 317pp, hc) Humorous sf novel; simultaneous with the U.S. edition.

The Magic Cottage James Herbert (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-39066-2, May ’86, £9.95, 309pp, hc) Fantasy/horror novel. A young couple move into a rundown woodland cottage, where they encounter magic, mystery, and a touch of horror.

Moon James Herbert (NEL 0-450-38999-5, May ’86, £2.95, 312pp, pb) Reprint (NEL 1985) horror novel.

Moon James Herbert (Crown 0-517-56278-2, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $14.95, 272pp, hc) Horror novel. First U.S. edition (NEL 1985).

The Flint Lord Richard Herley (Morrow 0-688-04852-8, 1986? [Mar ’86], $12.95, 214pp, hc) [Pagans] Reprint (William Heinemann/Peter Davies 1981) sf novel of British prehistory, second in “The Pagans” trilogy. First U.S. edition. The title page gives only the date of the British book, but this has apparently just appeared here.

The Pagans Richard Herley (Grafton 0-586-06618-7, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £4.95, 684pp, pb) [Pagans] Omnibus edition of a stone-age trilogy.

From Tolkien to Oz: The Art of Greg Hildebrandt Greg Hildebrandt (Unicorn 0-88101-019-7, 1985 [Jan ’86], $19.95, unpaginated,, hc) Color book of his sf and fantasy art. Mostly pictures, some text (by William McGuire) — all in white on black.

The Ghost Squad and the Halloween Conspiracy E. W. Hildick (Tor 0-812-56852-4, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $1.95, 170pp, pb) [Ghost Squad] Reprint (Dutton 1985) juvenile fantasy novel of kids and four young ghosts; part of a series.

The Ghost Squad Breaks Through E. W. Hildick (Tor 0-812-56850-8, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $1.95, 138pp, pb) [Ghost Squad] Reprint (Dutton 1984) juvenile fantasy novel of kid crime fighters aided by ghosts.

The Ghost Squad Flies Concorde E. W. Hildick (Tor 0-812-56854-0, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $2.50, 186pp, pb) [Ghost Squad] Reprint (Dutton 1985) young-adult fantasy adventure novel featuring kids and ghosts vs. crooks, a suicide bomber, and a “fanatic ghost.” Third in a series.

The Caves of Klydor Douglas Hill (Puffin 0-14-031768-6, Jan ’86, £1.25, 128pp, pb) [Colsec] Reprint (Gollancz 1984) young-adult sf novel.

The Caves of Klydor Douglas Hill (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25929-6, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $2.75, 132pp, pb) [Colsec] Reprint (Gollancz 1984) young-adult sf novel, Vol. 2 in the “Colsec Trilogy”.

Colsec Rebellion Douglas Hill (Puffin 0-14-031769-4, Oct ’86, £1.50, 128pp, pb) [Colsec] Reprint (Gollancz 1985) young-adult sf novel, conclusion of the “Colsec” trilogy.

Colsec Rebellion Douglas Hill (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26145-2, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $2.75, 161pp, pb) [Colsec] Reprint (Gollancz 1985) young-adult sf novel, conclusion of the “Colsec” trilogy.

Exiles of Colsec Douglas Hill (Bantam Spectra 0-553-25785-4, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $2.75, 164pp, pb) [Colsec] Reprint (Gollancz 1984) young-adult sf novel, first in the “Colsec” trilogy.

Warriors of the Wasteland Douglas Hill (Piccolo 0-330-28452-5, Sep ’86, £1.50, 124pp, pb) [Warriors of the Wasteland] Reprint (Gollancz 1983) juvenile sf novel, sequel to The Huntsman.

Planetfall ed. Douglas Hill (Oxford 0-19-278113-8, Jun ’86, £7.95, 96pp, hc) Juvenile, illustrated, sf original anthology.

Collected Poems Geoffrey Hill (Andre Deutsch 0-233-97838-0, Jun ’86 [Mar ’86], £9.95, 208pp, hc) Poetry including many works on magic and myth.

Cold Creek Cash Store Russell Hill (Ballantine 0-345-33124-9, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $2.95, 151pp, pb) Sf novel of post-catastrophe California and a haven against barbarism.

Spacecamp B. B. & Neil W. Hiller (Scholastic/Point 0-590-40384-2, May ’86, $2.50, 92pp, pb) Juvenile adaptation/novelization based on a movie script by Wickett and Mitchell, with photos from the film.

Falling Angel William Hjortsberg (Warner 0-446-31432-3, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $3.95, 243pp, pb) Reprint (HBJ 1978) fantasy, horror, hardboiled detective thriller.

The Marzipan Pig Russell Hoban (Jonathan Cape 0-224-01687-4, Oct ’86, £4.95, 40pp, hc) Juvenile fantasy, illustrated by Quentin Blake.

The Rain Door Russell Hoban (Gollancz 0-575-03097-6, May ’86, £5.95, 32pp, hc) Juvenile fantasy story, illustrated by Quentin Blake.

Turtle Diary Russell Hoban (Pocket/Washington Square Press 0-671-61833-4, Mar ’86, $3.95, 192pp, pb) Reprint (Random House 1975) mainstream literary novel; enjoyable, but not a fantasy as the publicity material suggests. (FCM)

Dark of the Moon P. C. Hodgell (SFBC #01655, Apr ’86, $4.98, 370pp, hc) [Kencyrath] Reprint (Atheneum 1985) fantasy novel, sequel to God Stalk.

The Proteus Operation James P. Hogan (SFBC #05755, Jan ’86, $5.98, 403pp, hc) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1985) alternate world sf novel.

The Proteus Operation James P. Hogan (Bantam 0-553-25698-X, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $4.50, 407pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1985) sf novel.

The Proteus Operation James P. Hogan (Century 0-7126-9527-3, Nov ’86, £9.95, 496pp, hc) Reprint (Bantam 1985) sf novel.

Horrifying and Hideous Hauntings ed. Helen & Franklin Hoke (Dutton/Lodestar 0-525-67179-X, May ’86, $14.95, 116pp, hc) Young-adult anthology of horror tales.

Forms of the Fantastic: Selected Essays from the Third International Conference on the Fantastic in Literature and Film ed. Jan Hokenson & Howard Pearce (Greenwood 0-313-25035-9, May ’86 [Jun ’86], $45.00, xiv + 262pp, hc) Non-fiction, a group of critical studies.

Tin Toys Ursula Holden (Methuen 0-413-60450-0, Mar ’86, £8.95, 132pp, hc) Horror novel. Mordantly humorous exploration of a child’s world, with all its subversive horrors. (JF/SJ)

Mythago Wood Robert Holdstock (Grafton 0-586-06585-7, Jan ’86, £2.50, 317pp, pb) [Mythago] Reprint (Gollancz 1984) fantasy novel, winner of the British Science Fiction Award and the World Fantasy Award. Highly Recommended. (PS-P)

Mythago Wood Robert Holdstock (Berkley 0-425-08785-9, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $2.95, 274pp, pb) [Mythago] Reprint (Gollancz 1984) fantasy novel, winner of the World Fantasy Award. Highly recommended. (FCM)

Pillar of the Sky Cecelia Holland (Ballantine 0-345-33336-5, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $9.95, 534pp, tp) Trade paperback reprint (Knopf 1985) historial novel with some elements of fantasy, on the builder of Stonehenge.

The Maze of Peril John Eric Holmes (Space & Time 0-917053-05-2, Nov ’86 [Dec ’86], $6.95, 147pp, pb) Fantasy novel inspired by Dungeons & Dragons.

Macabre Railway Stories ed. Ronald Holmes (Star 0-352-31293-9, Jan ’86, £1.95, 231pp, pb) Reprint (W.H. Allen 1982) anthology of stories of fantasy, horror, and the supernatural.

Edgar Rice Burroughs Erling B. Holtsmark (Twayne 0-8057-7459-9, Jul ’86, $15.95, 133pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical study with a chronology and selected bibliography. [Edgar Rice Burroughs]

Fandom Directory #8: 1986-1987 Edition ed. Mariane S. Hopkins (Fandom Computer Services 0-933215-08-8, Feb ’86, $9.95, 448pp, pb) Reference book, a guide to fans, clubs, stores, artists, and other sf and comic items. The emphasis is on comics.

The Devil’s Door-Bell Anthony Horowitz (Berkley Pacer 0-425-08891-X, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $2.50, 159pp, pb) [Power of Five] Reprint (UK 1983) young-adult horror novel.

The Night of the Scorpion Anthony Horowitz (Methuen/Magnet 0-416-54550-5, May ’86, £1.75, 160pp, pb) [Power of Five] Reprint (Hardy 1984) juvenile horror novel, sequel to The Devil’s Doorbell.

The Silver Citadel Anthony Horowitz (Berkley Pacer 0-425-08890-1, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $2.50, 150pp, pb) [Power of Five] Young-adult horror novel of twin brothers vs. the “Old Ones.” A sequel to The Devil’s Door-Bell and The Night of the Scorpion.

Assault on Omega 4 Dilwyn Horvat (Lion 0-7459-1048-3, Sep ’86, £1.50, 128pp, pb) [Operation Titan] Juvenile sf novel. Sequel to Operation Titan.

The Bard of Sorcery Gerard Daniel Houarner (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31138-8, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $2.95, 279pp, pb) Fantasy novel of an itinerant bard’s quest. A first novel.

Arrows of Desire Geoffrey Household (Atlantic Monthly Press 0-87113-045-9, Feb ’86 [Mar ’86], $12.95, 136pp, hc) Short sf novel of political muddles in post-holocaust Britain. Reprint (U.K. 1985); first U.S. edition.

Conan the Warrior Robert E. Howard (Ace 0-441-11586-1, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $2.95, 222pp, pb) [Conan] Reissue (Lancer 1967) collection of 3 stories edited by L. Sprague de Camp, “Conan” #7. 12th printing.

The Lost Valley of Iskander Robert E. Howard (Ace 0-441-49515-X, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $2.95, 207pp, pb) Reissue (FAX 1974) collection of three novelettes.

The Pool of the Black One Robert E. Howard (Donald M. Grant 0-937986-89-5, Oct ’86, $25.00, 134pp, hc) [Conan] Collection with the title story plus “Drums of Tombalku”, an unfinished story. This is part of a series of Howard’s original text with lavish illustrations. This one is illustrated in color and b&w by Hank Jankus.

Son of the White Wolf Robert E. Howard (Ace 0-441-77521-7, Jan ’87 [Dec ’86], $2.95, 184pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley 1978) collection of 3 adventure stories.

Sword Woman Robert E. Howard (Ace 0-441-79279-0, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $2.95, 169pp, pb) Reprint (Zebra 1977) collection of 5 stories, some fantasy, about a woman warrior. There’s an introduction by Leigh Brackett. These were all trunk stories and fragments.

Conan of Aquilonia Robert E. Howard, Lin Carter & L. Sprague de Camp (Ace 0-441-11475-X, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $2.95, 171pp, pb) [Conan] Reissue (Ace 1977) collection of stories based on the Robert E. Howard character. “Conan” #11. 12th printing.

Conan the Adventurer Robert E. Howard & L. Sprague de Camp (Ace 0-441-11604-3, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], $2.95, 224pp, pb) [Conan] Reissue (Lancer 1966) fantasy collection, “Conan” #5. 14th Ace printing.

Conan the Conqueror Robert E. Howard & L. Sprague de Camp (Ace 0-441-11588-8, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $2.95, 222pp, pb) [Conan] Reissue (Gnome 1950) fantasy novel, “Conan” #9. 11th printing.

Conan the Usurper Robert E. Howard & L. Sprague de Camp (Ace 0-441-11469-5, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $2.95, 254pp, pb) [Conan] Reissue (Lancer 1967) fantasy collection, “Conan” #8. 11th printing.

Conan the Avenger Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp & Bjorn Nyberg (Ace 0-441-11474-1, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $2.95, 192pp, pb) [Conan] Reissue (Lancer 1968) novel by Nyberg and de Camp, based on Howard’s character. “Conan” #10. 12th printing.

Babes in Toyland James Howe (HBJ/Gulliver 0-15-200411-4, Sep ’86 [Dec ’86], $14.95, 81pp, hc) Juvenile Christmas fairytale in a new retelling, with color illustrations by Allen Atkinson. It’s based on the operetta by Victor Herbert and Glen MacDonough.

The Celery Stalks at Midnight James Howe (Hodder 0-340-36190-5, Jan ’86, £5.95, 112pp, hc) [Bunnicula] Reprint (Atheneum 1983) humorous juvenile fantasy novel.

Bunnicula James & Deborah Howe (Dragon 0-583-30801-5, Jun ’86 [May ’86], £1.50, 96pp, pb) [Bunnicula] Reprint (Atheneum 1979) juvenile humorous horror novel.

Comet Halley Fred Hoyle (St. Martin’s 0-312-15098-9, Feb ’86, $14.95, 410pp, hc) Satiric sf novel featuring a professor named Isaac Newton. This is the first American edition of a 1985 Michael Joseph U.K. novel. It’s actually the same printing with a new title page, binding, and jacket.

The Small World of Fred Hoyle Fred Hoyle (Michael Joseph 0-7181-2740-4, Aug ’86, £10.95, 187pp, hc) Autoboigraphy of a famous phycisist and sf writer.

The Last Gasp Trevor Hoyle (Zebra 0-8217-1508-9, Aug ’86 [Nov ’86], $3.95, 590pp, pb) Reissue (Crown 1983) sf novel.

Mission Earth, Vol. 1: The Invaders Plan L. Ron Hubbard (New Era 8-7733-6428-2, May ’86, £10.95, 559pp, hc) [Mission Earth] Reprint (Bridge 1985) sf novel; part of a dekalogy.

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