The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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One Human Minute Stanislaw Lem (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-169550-4, Feb ’86, $13.95, 102pp, hc) Collection of three satiric/sf “apocryphal essays translated by Catherine S. Leach from the Polish. No information or copyright is given on the original Polish edition.

One Human Minute Stanislaw Lem (Andre Deutsch 0-233-97980-8, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £7.95, 112pp, hc) Reprint (HBJ 1986) collection of three “apocryphal essays.”

One Human Minute Stanislaw Lem (HBJ/Harvest 0-15-668795-X, Nov ’86, $4.95, 102pp, pb) Reprint (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1986) collection of three humorous reveiws of not-yet-written books.

The Nostradamus Inheritance Raymond Leonard (Star 0-352-31820-1, Dec ’86, £2.50, pb) Horror novel.

Omega Raymond Leonard (Poplar 0-907657-12-5, Sep ’86, £9.95, 197pp, hc) Sf novel.

The Book of the Night Rhoda Lerman (The Women’s Press 0-7043-3991-9, Mar ’86, £2.50, 292pp, pb) Reprint (Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1984) sf novel with strong fantasy elements.

The Phantom of the Opera Gaston Leroux (Carroll & Graf 0-88184-249-4, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $3.95, 357pp, pb) Reprint (Bobbs Merrill 1911 - translated from the French) classic horror novel. This is sort of an advance tie-in edition, with blurbs announcing that it is “soon to be a musical” by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

The Phantom of the Opera Gaston Leroux (Star 0-352-31716-7, Oct ’86, £2.95, 265pp, pb) Reprint (Bobbs Merrill 1911) horror novel with a new introduction by Peter Haining; published to tie in with a new musical.

The Phantom of the Opera Gaston Leroux (Warner 0-446-30120-5, Oct ’86 [Dec ’86], $2.95, 264pp, pb) Reprint (Bobbs-Merrill 1911) horror novel.

Creator Jeremy Leven (Penguin 0-14-005620-3, Mar ’86, £2.95, pb) Reissue (Coward, McCann 1981) sf novel; film tie-in edition.

The Ice Bear Betty Levin (Morrow/Greenwillow 0-688-06431-0, Oct ’86, $10.25, 179pp, hc) [Ice Bear] Young-adult fantasy-adventure novel.

Boxen: The Imaginary World of the Young C.S. Lewis C. S. Lewis (HBJ/Harvest 0-15-614000-4, Nov ’86, $4.95, 206pp, pb) Reprint (UK 1985) collection of juvenile stories etc.

The Horse and His Boy C. S. Lewis (Windrush 1-85089-098-6, Sep ’86 [Nov ’86], £7.65, 208pp, hc) [Narnia] Reprint (Geoffrey Bles 1954) juvenile fantasy novel, “Narnia” #5. Large print edition.

The Last Battle C. S. Lewis (Windrush 1-85089-108-7, Sep ’86 [Nov ’86], £7.65, 197pp, hc) [Narnia] Reprint (Bodley Head 1956) juvenile fantasy novel, “Narnia” #7. Large print edition.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C. S. Lewis (Windrush 1-85089-084-6, Sep ’86 [Nov ’86], £7.65, 177pp, hc) [Narnia] Reprint (Geoffrey Bles 1950) juvenile fantasy novel, “Narnia” #1. Large print edition.

The Magician’s Nephew C. S. Lewis (Windrush 1-85089-094-3, Sep ’86 [Nov ’86], £7.65, 198pp, hc) [Narnia] Reprint (Bodley Head 1955) juvenile fantasy novel, “Narnia” #6. Large print edition.

Prince Caspian C. S. Lewis (Windrush 1-85089-099-4, Sep ’86 [Nov ’86], £7.65, 209pp, hc) [Narnia] Reprint (Geoffrey Bles 1951) juvenile fantasy novel, “Narnia” #2. Large print edition.

The Silver Chair C. S. Lewis (Windrush 1-85089-104-4, Sep ’86 [Nov ’86], £7.65, 225pp, hc) [Narnia] Reprint (Geoffrey Bles 1953) juvenile fantasy novel, “Narnia” #4. Large print edition.

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader C. S. Lewis (Windrush 1-85089-103-6, Sep ’86 [Nov ’86], £7.65, 237pp, hc) [Narnia] Reprint (Geoffrey Bles 1952) juvenile fantasy novel, “Narnia” #3. Large print edition.

Mahogany Trinrose Jacqueline Lichtenberg (Berkley 0-425-09309-3, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $2.95, 237pp, pb) [Sime-Gen] Reprint (Doubleday 1981) sf novel, Book 4 in the “Sime/Gen” series.

Zelerod’s Doom Jacqueline Lichtenberg & Jean Lorrah (DAW 0-88677-145-5, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $3.50, 277pp, pb) [Sime-Gen] Sf novel in the “Sime/Gen” series.

Perfect People Robert Lieberman (Dell 0-440-16866-X, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $3.95, 294pp, pb) Sf novel of a post holocaust dystopia set in an underground city.

Full Moon Kenneth Lillington (Faber and Faber 0-571-13792-X, Mar ’86, £6.95, 136pp, hc) Juvenile supernatural fantasy novel.

The Windsingers Megan Lindholm (Corgi 0-552-99182-1, 1985 [Jan ’86], £4.95, 637pp, pb) [Windsingers] Omnibus edition of a fantasy trilogy.

A Voyage to Arcturus David Lindsay (Allison & Busby 0-85031-633-2, Oct ’86, £3.95, 287pp, pb) Reprint (Methuen 1920) fantasy novel.

The Mind Robber Peter Ling (W.H. Allen 0-491-03682-5, Nov ’86, £7.25, 144pp, hc) [Doctor Who] Novel based on the “Doctor Who” sf tv series. Doctor Who #115.

The Oni Gordon Linzner (Leisure 0-8439-2341-5, May ’86, $3.95, 399pp, pb) Horror novel of a Japanese demon unleashed from a sword and on the rampage.

The Ghost of Thomas Kempe Penelope Lively (Berkley 0-425-09419-7, Dec ’86 [Nov ’86], $2.50, 186pp, pb) Reprint (Heinemann 1973) young-adult fantasy novel.

The House in Norman Gardens Penelope Lively (Puffin 0-14-031976-X, Mar ’86, £1.95, 176pp, pb) Reprint (Heinemann 1974) juvenile fantasy novel.

Treasures of Time Penelope Lively (Penguin 0-14-007932-7, Mar ’86, £2.25, 208pp, pb) Reprint (Heinemann 1979) juvenile fantasy novel.

Uninvited Ghosts and Other Stories Penelope Lively (Puffin 0-14-031966-2, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £1.50, 120pp, pb) Reprint (Heinemann 1984) juvenile collection.

Wild Hunt of the Ghost Hounds Penelope Lively (Ace 0-441-88810-0, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $2.95, 150pp, pb) Young-adult fantasy novel of ancient Celtic ritual in modern England. Reprint (Heinemann 1971). First U.S. publication.

Swallow and the Prince of Darkness John Livesey (Target 0-426-20215-5, Jan ’86, £1.80, 152pp, pb) Young-adult fantasy novel about an intrepid swallow and a London policeman vs. Evil. A first novel.

Word-Bringer Edward Llewellyn (DAW 0-88677-142-0, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $2.95, 222pp, pb) Near-future sf novel about first contact. This is a final posthumous novel.

Star Rover Jack London (Pocket Classics 0-86299-209-5, Feb ’86, £3.95, 320pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1915) sf novel.

It Came from Schenectady Barry B. Longyear (Popular Library/Questar 0-445-20233-5, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $3.50, 312pp, pb) Reprint (Bluejay 1984) collection of 11 stories.

Manifest Destiny Barry B. Longyear (Futura 0-7088-8092-4, Mar ’86, £2.50, 284pp, pb) Reprint (Berkley 1980) collection.

Enemy Mine Barry B. Longyear & David Gerrold (Corgi 0-552-12802-3, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], £1.95, 192pp, pb) Reprint (Charter 1985) novelization, movie tie-in edition.

Enemy Mine Barry B. Longyear & David Gerrold (Firecrest 0-85997-641-6, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £8.50, 192pp, hc) Reprint (Charter 1985) film novelization based on the Longyear story. First hardcover edition.

Alfred Hitchcock’s Fatal Attractions ed. Elana Lore (Severn House 0-7278-1285-8, May ’86, £9.95, 352pp, hc) Reprint (Davis 1983) anthology of 21 stories of the bizarre, the occult, and the supernatural.

Ambrov Keon Jean Lorrah (DAW 0-88677-109-9, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], $2.95, 256pp, pb) [Sime-Gen] Sf novel; part of the Sime/Gen series created by Jacqueline Lichtenberg.

Sorcerers of the Frozen Isles Jean Lorrah (NAL/Signet 0-451-14268-3, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $2.95, 238pp, pb) [Savage Empire] Fantasy novel, Book 5 of the “Savage Empire” series.

Flight to the Savage Empire Jean Lorrah & Winston A. Howlett (NAL/Signet 0-451-14169-5, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $2.95, 221pp, pb) [Savage Empire] Fantasy novel in the “Savage Empire” series.

First Channel Jean Lorrah & Jacqueline Lichtenberg (Berkley 0-425-08534-1, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $2.95, 367pp, pb) [Sime-Gen] Reprint (Doubleday 1980) sf novel, a Sime/Gen novel.

The Therapy of Avram Blok Simon Louvish (Corgi 0-552-99236-4, May ’86, £3.95, 476pp, pb) Reprint (Heinemann 1985). Peeping Tom Avram Blok returns after seven years claiming to have lived in an alternative historical era.

Dagon and Other Macabre Tales H. P. Lovecraft (Arkham House 0-87054-039-4, Jan ’87 [Oct ’86], $18.95, 448pp, hc) Reprint (Arkham 1965) collection; corrected 5th printing. These texts have been compared with manuscripts etc. They have been rearranged, and fragments have been added and dropped. There is a new note on texts by editor S.T. Joshi, and a new long introduction by T.E.D. Klein, as well as several new indices.

Science Fiction Detective Tales Gary Lovisi (Gryphon 0-936071-01-X, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $7.95, 107pp, pb) Non-fiction, critical survey of futuristic detective fiction in paperback. Brief & incomplete, but a good start. (CNB)

Arctic Unicorn Nancy Luenn (Atheneum 0-689-31278-4, Apr ’86 [May ’86], $14.95, 168pp, hc) Young-adult fantasy novel of an Eskimo girl with strange powers. This is set on Baffin Island about the time the first white man appeared.

Hero of Dreams Brian Lumley (W. Paul Ganley 0-932445-17-9, Jul ’86, $7.50, 190pp, pb) [Dreamlands] Fantasy/horror novel with a modern artist, a parallel dimension, and creatures from H.P. Lovecraft’s “Cthulhu Mythos.” Hardcover and deluxe editions have also been announced.

Necroscope Brian Lumley (Grafton 0-586-06665-9, Jun ’86 [May ’86], £3.50, 511pp, pb) [Necroscope] Horror novel of “vampirism, necromancy, supernatural mayhem — and shrieking bloody terror.”

Ship of Dreams Brian Lumley (W. Paul Ganley 0-932445-26-8, Oct ’86, $35.00, 189pp, hc) [Dreamlands] Dark/heroic fantasy novel, 2nd in the “Dreamworld” series set in a Lovecraftian world. This is the signed, limited edition.

Ship of Dreams Brian Lumley (W. Paul Ganley 0-932445-25-X, Oct ’86, $21.00, 189pp, hc) [Dreamlands] Trade edition of the above.

Ship of Dreams Brian Lumley (W. Paul Ganley 0-932445-24-1, Oct ’86, $7.50, 189pp, pb) [Dreamlands] Paperback edition of the above.

Countersolar! Richard A. Lupoff (Arbor House 0-87795-858-0, Jan ’87 [Dec ’86], $16.95, 293pp, hc) [Twin Planets] Sf novel, sequel to Circumpolar! — the adventures of Babe Didrikson, Josh Gibson, and Albert Einstein, vying with Juan and Eva Peron, Oswald Mosley, and Reimar Horten to reach Earth’s twin planet.

The Digital Wristwatch of Philip K. Dick Richard A. Lupoff (Canyon Press, Dec ’85 [Jul ’86], $25.00, 37pp, hc) Fantasy novelette, illustrations by George Barr. This is the signed limited edition of 50 copies, a softcover edition is available for $10.00.

The Dancers of Arun Elizabeth A. Lynn (Berkley 0-425-08952-5, May ’86 [Apr ’86], $2.95, 275pp, pb) [Chronicles of Tornor] Reissue (Berkley-Putnam 1979) fantasy novel, Book 2 of “The Chronicles of Tornor”. Sixth Berkley printing.

The Northern Girl Elizabeth A. Lynn (Berkley 0-425-09308-5, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $2.95, 415pp, pb) [Chronicles of Tornor] Reissue (Berkley-Putnam 1980) fantasy novel, conclusion of the “Chronicles of Tornor” trilogy. 4th printing.

The Silver Horse Elizabeth A. Lynn (Bluejay 0-312-94406-3, Jan ’86 [Feb ’86], $7.95, 126pp, tp) Reprint (Bluejay 1984) juvenile fantasy novel, first trade paperback edition.

Watchtower Elizabeth A. Lynn (Arrow 0-09-942010-4, Jan ’86 [Sep ’86], £1.95, 208pp, pb) [Chronicles of Tornor] Reprint (Putnam/Berkley 1979) fantasy novel. Volume 1 in the “Arun” trilogy.

Watchtower Elizabeth A. Lynn (Berkley 0-425-08660-7, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $2.95, 226pp, pb) [Chronicles of Tornor] Reissue (Berkley/Putnam 1979) fantasy novel, first in the “Chronicles of Tornor” trilogy of magic and martial arts. 8th printing.

The Book of Kells R. A. MacAvoy (Bantam UK 0-553-17188-7, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £2.95, 340pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam 1985) fantasy novel.

Damiano R. A. MacAvoy (Bantam UK 0-553-17154-2, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £1.95, 243pp, pb) [Damiano] Reissue (Bantam 1983) fantasy novel, first in the “Damiano” trilogy.

Damiano’s Lute R. A. MacAvoy (Bantam UK 0-553-17155-0, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £1.95, 254pp, pb) [Damiano] Reissue (Bantam 1984) fantasy novel, second in the “Damiano” trilogy.

Raphael R. A. MacAvoy (Bantam UK 0-553-17156-9, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £1.95, 230pp, pb) [Damiano] Reissue (Bantam 1984) conclusion of the “Damiano” trilogy.

Twisting the Rope R. A. MacAvoy (Bantam Spectra 0-553-26026-X, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $3.50, 242pp, pb) [Black Dragon] Fantasy novel, sequel to Tea with the Black Dragon. Martha and Mayland get involved with a Celtic music group — and with murder.

At the Back of the North Wind George MacDonald (NAL/Signet 0-451-52057-2, Sep ’86, $2.25, 316pp, pb) Reprint (Strahan London 1870) classic juvenile fantasy novel, with a new afterword and bibliography by Michael Patrick Hearn.

Lilith George MacDonald (Allison & Busby 0-85031-626-X, Oct ’86, £3.95, 240pp, tp) Reprint (Chatto & Windus 1895) fantasy novel.

Lilith George MacDonald (Lion 0-85648-342-7, Oct ’86, £2.50, 252pp, pb) Reprint (Chatto & Windus 1895) fantasy novel.

Phantastes George MacDonald (Eerdmans 0-8028-6060-5, Feb ’86 [Mar ’86], $3.95, 185pp, pb) Reissue (Smith, Elder 1858) metaphysical fantasy novel of a shadowy, strange fairyland; introduction by C.S. Lewis.

Phantastes George MacDonald (Lion 0-85648-349-4, May ’86, £2.50, 185pp, pb) Reissue (Smith Elder 1858) fantasy novel.

The Princess and the Goblin George MacDonald (Dell/Yearling Classics 0-440-47189-3, Feb ’86 [Jan ’86], $4.95, 205pp, pb) [Curdie] Reprint (Routledge NY 1871) juvenile fantasy novel, with a new afterword by Andre Norton.

The Princess and the Goblin George MacDonald (Grosset & Dunlap 0-448-18973-9, Feb ’86 [Mar ’86], $11.95, 273pp, hc) [Curdie] Reprint (Routledge 1871) juvenile fantasy novel.

The Princess and the Goblin George MacDonald (Morrow/Books of Wonder 0-688-06604-6, Sep ’86, $15.00, 208pp, hc) [Curdie] Reprint (Routledge NY 1871) classic juvenile fantasy novel, a facsimile of the 1920 edition illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith. There’s a new afterword by Peter Glassman.

The Gold Key and The Green Life George MacDonald & Fiona MacLeod (Constable 0-09-467110-9, Sep ’86, £9.95, 240pp, hc) Collection of Celtic fantasies with biographical interludes. The Gold Key had a separate edition in 1939, the MacLeod story is probably from a late 19th collection.

Fire Lance David Mace (Grafton 0-586-06453-2, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £2.50, 399pp, pb) Sf novel of military hardware.

The Hill of Dreams Arthur Machen (Dover 0-486-24994-8, Jan ’86, $4.95, 248pp, pb) Reprint (Grant Richards 1907) collection of 7 stories.

Nukes: Four Horror Writers on the Ultimate Horror ed. John Maclay (Maclay & Associates 0-940776-22-7, Apr ’86, $4.95, 92pp, pb) Original anthology.

The Curse of the Giant Hogweed Charlotte MacLeod (Avon 0-380-70051-4, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $2.95, 168pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1985) humorous fantasy novel — an unusual departure in a series of mysteries normally set at a New England agricultural school. It’s silly, but lots of fun. (FCM)

The 2024 Report: A Concise History of the Future 1974-2024 Norman MacRae (Sidgwick & Jackson/NEL 0-450-05879-4, Mar ’86, £2.50, 208pp, pb) Study which the publisher calls “non-fiction”.

Aliens in the Family Margaret Mahy (Hippo 0-590-70557-1, May ’86, £1.50, 168pp, pb) Reprint (Toronto: Scholastic 1985) young-adult sf novel.

Aliens in the Family Margaret Mahy (Scholastic 0-590-40320-6, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $12.95, 174pp, hc) Young-adult sf novel of a boy’s visit to Earth from the future (and other dimensions), and his effect on a New Zealand family. More serious and sensitive than the plot might indicate (and also funny in the right places), this tale of children, divorce, and discovery is a pleasure for older readers too. Recommended. (FCM) First U.S. edition (Toronto: Scholastic 1985).

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