The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Gifts from Eykis Dr. Wayne Dyer (Pocket 0-671-50079-1, Mar ’84 [Feb ’84], $3.50, pb) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1983) sf/pop-philosophy novel.

The Dark Green Tunnel Allan W. Eckert (Little, Brown 0-316-20881-7, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $13.95, 216pp, hc) [Dark Green Tunnel] Young-adult fantasy novel “in the style of the Chronicles of Narnia”; illustrations by David Wiesner include four full-color plates.

Castle of Wizardry David Eddings (Del Rey 0-345-30080-7, 1984, $3.50, 416pp, pb) [Belgariad] Fantasy novel, Book Four of “The Belgariad”.

Castle of Wizardry David Eddings (Century 0-7126-0936-9, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], £9.95, 373pp, hc) [Belgariad] Reprint (Del Rey 1984) fantasy novel, Book Four of “The Belgariad”. First hardcover edition.

Enchanter’s End Game David Eddings (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30078-5, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $3.50, 372pp, pb) [Belgariad] Fantasy novel, Book Five of “The Belgariad”.

Magician’s Gambit David Eddings (Century 0-7126-0306-9, Jun ’84 [May ’84], £8.95, 305pp, hc) [Belgariad] Reprint (Del Rey 1983) fantasy novel, Book Three of “The Belgariad”. First hardcover edition.

Magician’s Gambit David Eddings (Corgi 0-552-12382-X, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], £1.75, 305pp, pb) [Belgariad] Reprint (Del Rey 1983) fantasy novel, Book Three of the “Belgariad”.

Pawn of Prophecy David Eddings (Century 0-7126-0230-5, 1983 [May ’84], £8.50, 258pp, hc) [Belgariad] Reprint (Del Rey 1982) fantasy novel, “The Belgariad” #1; first hardcover. This appeared in 1983, but we did not see it until now.

Queen of Sorcery David Eddings (Century 0-7126-0231-5, Jun ’84 [May ’84], £8.50, 327pp, hc) [Belgariad] Reprint (Del Rey 1982) fantasy novel, “The Belgariad” #2. First hardcover.

The Takeover G. C. Edmondson & C. M. Kotlan (Ace 0-441-79540-4, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.75, 284pp, pb) Near-future novel of the U.S. in Russian hands.

The Fishers of Darksea Roger Eldridge (Unicorn 0-04-823251-3, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], £2.95, 214pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1982) sf novel.

Constellations ed. Malcolm Edwards (Gollancz/David & Charles 0-575-02838-6, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $12.95, 188pp, hc) This sf anthology is not really a new edition. It appeared in England in 1980, and this is the same edition with a David & Charles distribution sticker on the title page. It’s being pushed as “the first American edition.”

Clockwork Worlds: Mechanized Environments in SF ed. Richard D. Ehrlich & Thomas P. Dunn (Greenwood Press 0-313-23026-9, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $35, 369pp, hc) Non-fiction, scholarly essays ranging from discussion of Dante to analysis of Harlan Ellison and Robert Heinlein. Includes a selective bibliography and an index.

The Starless World Gordon Eklund (Bantam 0-553-21675-5, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $2.95, 151pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reissue (Bantam 1978) Star Trek novel. 4th printing.

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow Bernard M. Eldershaw (Virago 0-385-27980-9, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $9.95, 456pp, tp) Reprint (“censored edition” Georgian House 1947, complete edition U.K. 1983) sf novel about a 24th-century novelist writing about Australia in the 1920s. The original title was Tomorrow and Tomorrow.

Native Tongue Suzette Haden Elgin (DAW 0-87997-945-3, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $3.50, 301pp, pb) [Native Tongue] Sf novel of oppressed women and linguistics.

Star-Anchored, Star-Angered Suzette Haden Elgin (DAW 0-87997-929-1, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $2.50, 160pp, pb) [Coyote Jones] Reprint (Doubleday 1976) sf novel, part of the “Coyote Jones” series. This seems to be the first paperback edition. Recommended. (FCM)

Kindred Spirits ed. Jeffrey M. Elliot (Alyson 0-932870-42-2, May ’84, $6.95, 262pp, tp) An Anthology of Gay and Lesbian Science Fiction Stories, with 12 works by authors including Joanna Russ and Robert Silverberg.

The Sword of Allah Richard Elliott (Fawcett 0-449-12604-8, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.95, 281pp, pb) Near-future sf thriller.

The Last Adventurer: The Life of Talbot Mundy Peter Berresford Ellis (Donald M. Grant 0-937986-70-4, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $25.00, 279pp, hc) Amazing biography of one of the great adventure writers. Mundy in life was as much a fantasy as his work. Highly recommended. (CNB)

The Beast That Shouted Love At the Heart of the World Harlan Ellison (Bluejay 0-312-94027-0, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $6.95, 252pp, pb) Reprint (Avon 1969) collection of 15 stories.

Deathbird Stories Harlan Ellison (Bluejay 0-312-94084-X, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $6.95, 297pp, tp) Reprint (Harper 1975) collection. From the foreword: “This edition has been extensively revised by the Author; every page has been carefully examined for errors. This edition culls all mistakes, restores missing material, and is as close to a Preferred Text as the Author and Publisher can offer.”

Deathbird Stories Harlan Ellison (SFBC #1100, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $5.98, 297pp, hc) Reprint (Harper 1975) fantasy collection. This edition is actually a reprint of the 1984 Bluejay edition which has numerous corrections.

Ellison Wonderland Harlan Ellison (Bluejay 0-312-94133-1, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $6.95, 195pp, tp) Reprint (Paperback Library 1962) collection of 16 stories. As usual, this Ellison book is a bibliographer’s nightmare. It follows the 1974 NAL edition which was somewhat revised in contents, and has some other revisions which seem to be new to this edition.

Sleepless Nights in the Procrustean Bed Harlan Ellison (Borgo Press 0-89370-270-6, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $7.95, 192pp, tp) Non-fiction, collection of essays, introductions, etc. Lively and readable. (FCM)

Stalking the Nightmare Harlan Ellison (Berkley 0-425-07169-3, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $2.95, 301pp, pb) Reprint (Phantasia 1982) collection. For some reason, they’ve given it a great spy-novel cover.

Strange Wine Harlan Ellison (Warner 0-446-30659-2, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $3.50, 316pp, pb) Reissue (Harper & Row 1978) collection.

The Neverending Story Michael Ende (Penguin (US) 0-14-007431-7, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $6.95, 377pp, tp) Reprint (Doubleday 1983), first paperback edition of the bestselling young adult fantasy novel. It doesn’t reproduce the red and green text of the hardcover, but has illustrations by Roswitha Quadfileg.

The Neverending Story Michael Ende (Penguin (US) 0-14-007619-0, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $6.95, 377pp, tp) This movie tie-in version with a cover showing stills from the film is simultaneous with the non-tie-in trade edition. It also has the Quadfileg illustrations, rather than a section of stills inside.

The Neverending Story Michael Ende (G.K. Hall (Large Print) 0-8161-3707-2, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $16.95, 580pp, hc) Reprint (Doubleday 1983) fantasy novel. Large-print version. Also available in tp (-3751-X, $10.95).

The Land Beyond the Gate Lloyd Arthur Eshbach (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31647-9, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.75, 209pp, pb) [Gates of Lucifer] Fantasy novel, first in a tetralogy.

A Lost Tale Dale Estey (Berkley 0-425-07133-2, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.75, 206pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martin’s 1980) fantasy novel.

The Dark Country Dennis Etchison (Berkley 0-425-07136-7, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.95, 193pp, pb) Reprint (Scream/Press 1982) collection of horror/dark fantasy.

Red Dreams Dennis Etchison (Scream/Press 0-910489-04-1, Oct ’84 [Nov ’84], $35.00 limited boxed/signed/numbered; $15.00 trade, 220pp, hc) Collection of dark fantasy stories, illustrated by J.K. Potter. One story is an original.

Arthur C. Clarke’s World of Strange Powers John Fairley & Simon Welfare (Collins 0-00-216679-8, Sep ’84, £10.95, 224pp, hc) Associational book. [Not seen]

Behind the Walls of Terra Philip José Farmer (Berkley 0-425-07558-3, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.75, 220pp, pb) [World of Tiers] Reprint (Ace 1970) sf novel, Book Four of “The World of Tiers”.

The Classic Philip José Farmer, 1952-1964 Philip José Farmer (Crown 0-517-55193-4, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $7.95, 214pp, hc) Collection of 6 stories, edited by Martin H. Greenberg. Volume 4 of Crown’s new “Classics of Modern Science Fiction” series. Introduction by Greenberg.

The Classic Philip José Farmer, 1952-1964 Philip José Farmer (SFBC #5451, Jun ’84, $3.98, 215pp, hc) Reprint (Crown 1984) collection.

The Classic Philip José Farmer, 1964-1973 Philip José Farmer (Crown 0-517-55193-4, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $8.95, 207pp, hc) Second volume of Farmer’s collected short fiction, edited and with an introduction by Martin H. Greenberg. 8 stories.

The Gates of Creation Philip José Farmer (Berkley 0-425-07193-6, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.75, 188pp, pb) [World of Tiers] Reprint (Ace 1966) sf novel, #2 in the “World of Tiers” series.

Gods of Riverworld Philip José Farmer (SFBC #3658, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $3.98, 278pp, hc) [Riverworld] Reprint (Phantasia 1983) sf novel.

The Grand Adventure Philip José Farmer (Berkley 0-425-07211-8, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $7.95, 327pp, tp) Collection of six stories, including a newly revised novella, and autobiographical comments, with illustrations by a number of artists. This has very large print. A special deluxe $50.00 hardcover has been announced but is apparently not out yet.

The Grand Adventure Philip José Farmer (Berkley 0-425-07212-5, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $50.00, 327pp, hc) Limited, signed, boxed edition of the trade paperback issued earlier by Berkley. It’s actually the same sheets with a different binding so is not actually a new edition.

Love Song Philip José Farmer (Dennis McMillan, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $40.00, 165pp, hc) Reprint (Brandon House 1970) erotic Gothic novel, published in a limited edition of 500 copies, signed and numbered. This is the first hardcover.

The Maker of Universes Philip José Farmer (Berkley 0-425-07378-5, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.75, 247pp, pb) [World of Tiers] Reprint (Ace 1965) sf novel, first in the “World of Tiers” series.

A Private Cosmos Philip José Farmer (Berkley 0-425-07299-1, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $2.75, 275pp, pb) [World of Tiers] Reprint (Ace 1968) sf novel, Book III of the “World of Tiers” series.

Protectorate Mick Farren (NEL 0-450-05708-9, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], £1.95/$4.95, 252pp, pb) Sf novel.

Magician Raymond E. Feist (Doubleday 0-385-19621-0, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $8.95, 546pp, tp) [Riftwar] Reprint (Doubleday 1982) fantasy novel, first of a trilogy. First trade paperback.

Waterwitch Cynthia Felice & Connie Willis (Ace 0-441-87380-4, Aug ’84 [Jul ’84], $2.75, 216pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1982) sf novel.

Zora and the Hibernauts Fernando Fernandez (Catalan Communications, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $11.95, 111pp, 8.5" x 11" pb) Art book, sf and fantasy mostly with comics-style dialogue. The artwork is more sophisticated than the text.

The Empire Strikes Out: Kurd Lasswitz, Hans Dominik, and the Development of German Science Fiction William B. Fischer (Bowling Green University Popular Press 0-87972-257-6, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $29.95, 335pp, hc) Non-fiction, associational. A study of German sf between 1871 and 1945. Also available in tp (-258-4, $13.95). [Kurd Lasswitz; Hans Dominik]

The Ash Staff Paul R. Fisher (Tempo 0-441-03115-3, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $2.25, 160pp, pb) [Ash Staff Trilogy] Reprint (Atheneum 1979) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Hawks of Fellheath Paul R. Fisher (Tempo 0-441-31906-8, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.25, 162pp, pb) [Ash Staff Trilogy] Reprint (Atheneum 1980) fantasy novel, Book Two in the “Ash Staff” series.

The Princess and the Thorn Paul R. Fisher (Tempo 0-441-67918-8, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $2.25, 177pp, pb) [Ash Staff Trilogy] Reprint (Atheneum 1980) fantasy novel, conclusion of the “Ash Staff” trilogy.

Robot Revolt Nicholas Fisk (Puffin 0-14-031551-9, 1983 [Feb ’84], £1.00, 128pp, pb) Reprint (Pelham 1981) juvenile sf novel. This edition came out in 1983, but we hadn’t seen it till now.

You Remember Me! Nicholas Fisk (Viking Kestrel 0-670-80001-5, 1984, £5.95, 152pp, hc) Young-adult sf novel. [Not seen]

Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien’s World Verlyn Flieger (Eerdmans 0-8028-1955-9, Jan ’84 [Dec ’83], $6.95, 167pp, tp) Non-fiction, critical study focusing on The Silmarillion. [J. R. R. Tolkien]

Champions of the Sidhe Kenneth C. Flint (Bantam 0-553-24543-0, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $2.95, 277pp, pb) [Sidhe Legends] Fantasy novel, sequel to Riders of the Sidhe.

The Riders of the Sidhe Kenneth C. Flint (Bantam 0-553-24175-3, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.95, 260pp, pb) [Sidhe Legends] Celtic fantasy novel, first in a series.

The Atlas of Pern Karen Wynn Fonstad (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31432-8, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $19.95, 169pp, hc) [Pern] Maps, charts, plans, and technical discussions of Anne McCaffrey’s sf world, with an introduction by McCaffrey. Also available in tp (-31434-4, $9.95).

The Dragon Waiting John M. Ford (SFBC #5909, Nov ’84 [Oct ’84], $7.98, 333pp, hc) Reprint (Timescape 1983) alternate-history fantasy novel, winner of the 1984 World Fantasy Award.

Star Trek: The Final Reflection John M. Ford (Pocket 0-671-47388-3, May ’84 [Apr ’84], $2.95, 253pp, pb) [Star Trek: Worlds Apart] Sf novelization. Another in the series based on the tv show. Number 16 in the series.

Melvaig’s Vision Richard Ford (Granada 0-246-12104-1, Jun ’84 [May ’84], £8.95, 446pp, hc) [Faradawn] Post-holocaust fable by the author of Quest for the Faradawn.

Doomsday Plus Twelve James D. Forman (Scribner’s 0-684-18221-1, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $12.95, 230pp, hc) Post-holocaust sf novel.

Daughters of a Coral Dawn Katherine V. Forrest (Naiad Press 0-930044-50-9, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $7.95, 226pp, tp) [Daughters] Feminist sf novel.

The Flame Upon the Ice William R. Forstchen (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-31137-X, Apr ’84 [Mar ’84], $2.95, 279pp, pb) [Ice Prophet] Sf adventure novel, sequel to Ice Prophet.

The Owl Robert Forward (Pinnacle 0-523-42194-X, Dec ’84 [Nov ’84], $3.50, 247pp, pb) Fantasy horror novel, a first novel by Dr. Robert L. Forward’s son.

The Flight of the Dragonfly Robert L. Forward (Timescape 0-671-49939-4, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $17.95, 319pp, hc) Sf novel.

The Flight of the Dragonfly Robert L. Forward (Timescape 0-671-49944-0, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $4.95, 319pp, tp) Trade paperback edition of the above.

The Day of the Dissonance Alan Dean Foster (Phantasia 0-932096-30-1, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $40.00, 269pp, hc) [Spellsinger] Fantasy novel, sequel to Spellsinger at the Gate (Phantasia 1983) which was published later in two volumes by Warner: Spellsinger and The Hour of the Gate. This is the signed, boxed, & numbered special edition of 375 copies. The 2,000 copy trade edition is $17.00.

The Day of the Dissonance Alan Dean Foster (Warner 0-446-32133-8, Sep ’84 [Aug ’84], $2.95, 292pp, pb) [Spellsinger] Reprint (Phantasia 1984) fantasy novel, first trade edition. It’s either the second or the third book in the “Spellsinger” series, depending on how you’re counting.

The Hour of the Gate Alan Dean Foster (Warner 0-446-90354-X, Feb ’84 [Jan ’84], $2.95, 300pp, pb) [Spellsinger] Book Two of Spellsinger. First separate edition. The combined volume was done by Phantasia last year.

The I Inside Alan Dean Foster (Warner 0-446-32027-7, Jul ’84 [Jun ’84], $2.95, 311pp, pb) Sf novel.

The Last Starfighter Alan Dean Foster (Berkley 0-425-07255-X, Jun ’84 [May ’84], $2.95, 218pp, pb) Novelization of a screenplay by Jonathan Betuel.

The Moment of the Magician Alan Dean Foster (Phantasia 0-932096-33-6, Oct ’84 [Sep ’84], $17.00, 266pp, hc) [Spellsinger] Fantasy novel in the “Spellsinger” series. 2000-copy trade edition.

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