The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2000

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Art After Apogee: The relationships between an idea, a story, and painting Brian W. Aldiss & Rosemary Phipps (Avernus 1-871503-07-8, Aug 2000, £, 31+8pp, ph, cover by Brian Aldiss) Chapbook combining Aldiss’s story “Apogee Again”, originally published in the anthology, with comments by Aldiss and artist Rosemary Phipps. Includes eight full-page, unpaginated illustrations, both b&w drawings by Aldiss and full-color paintings by Phipps. This is a signed, limited edition of 100. order from Avernus, 39 St. Andrews Road, Old Headington, Oxford OX3 9DL UK; website: [].

When the Feast is Finished: A Memoir of Love and Bereavement Brian & Margaret Aldiss (Little, Brown/Warner UK 0-7515-2995-8, May 2000, £7.99, 230pp, tp) Reprint (Little, Brown UK 1999 as When the Feast is Finished: Reflections on Terminal Illness) memoir.

White Mars, Or, The Mind Set Free: A 21st-Century Utopia Brian Aldiss & Roger Penrose (Warner UK 0-7515-2978-8, Nov 2000, £7.99, 323pp, tp) Reprint (Little, Brown UK 1999) SF novel of colonists on an unspoilt 21st-century Mars.

Counting Stars & Other Stories David Almond (Hodder Children’s Books 0-340-78479-2, Nov 2000, £10.00, 181pp, hc, cover by Jeff Fisher) Collection of 18 mainstream and fantasy stories.

Skellig David Almond (Hodder Signature 0-340-71600-2, Jun 2000, £4.99, 170pp, tp, cover by Fletcher Sibthorp) Reissue (Hodder Signature 1998) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Discrete Charm of Charlie Monk David Ambrose (Macmillan UK 0-333-73514-5, Jan 2000, £10.00, 344pp, hc) SF thriller of altered memory, virtual reality, and a man turned into a James Bond-like superhero.

The Merciful Women Federico Andahazi (Transworld/Doubleday UK 0-385-60053-4, May 2000, £12.99, 188pp, hc) Dark fantasy novel, translated by Alberto Manguel from the Spanish (Las Piadosas, 1998). In 1816, Polidori is offered the ultimate vampire story if he will donate precious fluid to mysterious sisters.

Tau Zero Poul Anderson (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07099-4, May 2000, £9.99, 190pp, tp) Reprint (Doubleday 1970) SF novel. An “SF Collectors’ Edition”.

Orphans The New Virginia Andrews (Simon & Schuster/Pocket UK 0-671-02199-0, Jan 2000, £6.99, 170+168+167+169pp, pb) [Orphans] Associational omnibus of the first four gothic horror novels in the “Orphans” series. The novels are paginated separately. The author is probably still Andrew Niederman.

Rain The New Virginia Andrews (Simon & Schuster UK 0-684-86066-X, 2000, £16.99, 440pp, hc, cover by Larry Rostant) [Hudson] Reprint (Pocket 2000 as by V.C. Andrews) associational gothic horror novel, first in a new series. The author is probably still Andrew Niederman. [First U.K. edition]

Doctor Who: The Ancestor Cell Peter Anghelides & Stephen Cole (BBC Books 0-563-53809-0, Jul 2000, £5.99, 287pp, pb) [Doctor Who: New Adventures] Novelization based on the TV series. Book 36 of the BBC “New Adventures” series, starring the 8th Doctor.

Mervyn Peake: Two Lives ed. Anon. (Random House/Vintage UK 0-099-28286-0, Dec ’99, £8.99, xxiv+302pp, tp) Omnibus of two accounts of Peake’s life: his wife Maeve Gilmore’s A World Away (1970; includes a 1983 preface by Michael Moorcock); and his son Sebastian’s A Child of Bliss (1989). Sebastian Peake adds a new foreword to this edition.

Voyager 5: Collector’s Edition ed. Anon. (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-761265-6, Sep 2000, free, 118pp, pb) Anthology of five original stories by Kim Stanley Robinson, Robin Hobb, Juliet Marillier, Jan Siegel, and Arthur C. Clarke & Stephen Baxter. Issued free to celebrate the Voyager imprint’s fifth anniversary.

The Last Rune, Book Two: The Keep of Fire Mark Anthony (Simon & Schuster UK/Earthlight 0-671-02884-7, Dec 2000, £6.99, 442pp, pb, cover by Steve Youll) [Last Rune] Reprint (Earthlight UK 1999) fantasy novel.

Sisterhood of the Blue Storm Tom Arden (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-06373-4, Nov 2000, £17.99, 558pp, hc, cover by Kevin Jenkins) [The Orokon] Fantasy novel, the Fourth Book of “The Orokon”.

Sultan of the Moon and Stars Tom Arden (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-988-0, Nov 2000, £6.99, 681pp, pb, cover by Kevin Jenkins) [The Orokon] Reprint (Gollancz 1999) fantasy novel, the Third Book of “The Orokon”.

Gulliver in Cloneland: The Fifth Travel of Gulliver Ariazad (The Book Guild 1-85776-546-X, Oct 2000, £14.95, 199pp, hc) [Gulliver] Fantasy novel, set after the Jonathan Swift book, subtitled The complete text, including the passages deemed inappropriate for publication by the author. Gulliver visits a land of cloned males, and its neighbour, the land of all women. A first novel. Ariazad is a pseudonym for Varoujan Kazanjian.

Playing on the Edge Neil Arksey (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-14-130750-1, Aug 2000, £4.99, 232pp, tp, cover by Tony Fleetwood) Young-adult SF novel set in a world controlled by two rival soccer super leagues.

The Bicentennial Man Isaac Asimov (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-932-5, Mar 2000, £6.99, 211pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday 1976) collection of 11 stories and a poem. A movie tie-in edition.

Buy Jupiter Isaac Asimov (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-941-4, Feb 2000, £6.99, 255pp, pb, cover by John Harris) Reprint (Doubleday 1975) collection of 24 SF stories with anecdotal introductions by Asimov.

The End of Eternity Isaac Asimov (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07118-4, Jul 2000, £9.99, 189pp, tp) Reprint (Doubleday 1955) classic SF novel. A time-travelling Eternal manipulates reality and its paradoxes to ensure the survival of his lover. An “SF Collectors’ Edition”.

The End of Eternity Isaac Asimov (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-586-02440-9, Dec 2000, £5.99, 189pp, pb, cover by Dominic Forbes) Reprint (Doubleday 1955) SF novel.

The Gods Themselves Isaac Asimov (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-934-1, Feb 2000, £6.99, 288pp, tp, cover by John Harris) Reprint (Doubleday 1972) Hugo and Nebula Award-winning SF novel.

The Perilous Order A. A. Attanasio (Hodder Headline/NEL 0-340-69630-3, Sep ’99, £6.99, 340pp, pb) [Arthor] Reprint (HarperPrism 1998 as The Wolf and the Crown) Arthurian fantasy, third in the “Arthor” series.

The Shadow on the Wall Jonathan Aycliffe (Severn House 0-7278-5505-0, Feb 2000, £17.99, 217pp, hc) Ghost novel in the Jamesian tradition. When a Rector disturbs the tomb of a 14th century Abbot, something follows him from the shadow world. Aycliffe is a pen name for Denis McEoin, who also writes as Daniel Easterman.

Atom Steve Aylett (Phoenix House 1-861591-24-1, Oct 2000, £9.99, 137pp, hc, cover by Graham Roundthwaite) [Beerlight] Reprint (Four Walls Eight Windows 2000) surreal SF novel set in the city of Beerlight, featuring the detective Taffy Atom and his partner, a fish. [First U.K. edition]

Bigot Hall: A Gothic Childhood Steve Aylett (Orion/Indigo 0-575-40293-8, Oct 2000, £6.99, 153pp, tp, cover by Graham Roundthwaite) Reprint (Serif 1995) literary fantasy novel.

Crime Studio Steve Aylett (Orion/Indigo 0-575-40294-6, Oct 2000, £6.99, 156pp, tp, cover by Graham Roundthwaite) [Beerlight] Reprint (Serif 1994) satirical literary SF novel set in Beerlight City.

The Inflatable Volunteer Steve Aylett (Orion/Indigo 0-575-40265-2, Oct 2000, £6.99, 166pp, tp, cover by Graham Roundthwaite) Reprint (Phoenix House 1999) literary fantasy novel.

At the Edge of the West Kage Baker (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-70827-1, Apr 2000, £17.99, xii+334pp, hc, cover by Angelo Rinaldi) [The Company] Reprint (Harcourt 2000 as Mendoza in Hollywood) SF time-travel novel. Third in “The Company” series after In the Garden of Eden (1997) and Sky Coyote (1999). [First U.K. edition]

At the Edge of the West Kage Baker (Hodder & Stoughton/Coronet 0-340-70828-X, Aug 2000, £6.99, xii+334pp, pb, cover by Angelo Rinaldi) [The Company] Reprint (Harcourt 2000 as Mendoza in Hollywood) SF time-travel novel. Third in “The Company” series.

High-Rise J. G. Ballard (HarperCollins/Flamingo 0-586-04456-6, 2000, £6.99, 173pp, tp) [Crash] Reissue (Cape 1975) SF novel. A Flamingo “Modern Classic”.

Super-Cannes J. G. Ballard (HarperCollins/Flamingo 0-00-225847-1, Sep 2000, £16.99, 392pp, hc) Associational novel.

The Unlimited Dream Company J. G. Ballard (HarperCollins/Flamingo 0-586-08995-0, 2000, £6.99, 220pp, tp) Reissue (Cape 1979) SF novel. A Flamingo “Modern Classic”.

Complicity Iain Banks (Little, Brown/Abacus 0-349-11356-4, 1999, £6.99, 313pp, tp) Reissue (Little, Brown UK 1993) associational thriller about an Edinburgh journalist. A film tie-in edition.

The Wasp Factory Iain Banks (Little, Brown/Abacus 0-349-10177-9, 2000, £6.99, 184pp, tp) Reissue (Macmillan UK 1984) literary horror novel.

Look to Windward Iain M. Banks (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-969-5, Aug 2000, £16.99, 357pp, hc, cover by Mark Salwowski) [Culture] SF novel in the “Culture” sequence.

Dawnthief James Barclay (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-860-4, Jul 2000, £6.99, 527pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Chronicles of the Raven] Reprint (Gollancz 1999) fantasy novel. Book One of “Chronicles of The Raven”.

Noonshade James Barclay (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-06895-7, Jul 2000, £9.99, 484pp, tp, cover by Fred Gambino) [Chronicles of the Raven] Fantasy novel, Book Two of the “Chronicles of The Raven” after Dawnthief. The mercenaries must close a destructive rip in reality.

The Essential Clive Barker: Selected Fictions Clive Barker (HarperCollins UK 0-00-651468-5, Oct 2000, £7.99, 618pp, pb) Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1999) selection of 53 excerpts from Barker’s novels and plays, plus four stories.

Galilee Clive Barker (HarperCollins UK 0-00-617805-7, Sep ’99, £6.99, 804pp, pb) Reprint (HarperCollins 1998) fantasy novel.

Imajica Clive Barker (HarperCollins UK 0-00-617804-9, Nov ’99, £7.99, 1136pp, pb, cover by David O’Connor) Reprint (HarperCollins 1991) fantasy novel.

Sacrament Clive Barker (HarperCollins UK 0-00-648264-3, Jul 2000, £6.99, 595pp, pb, cover by Bill Gregory) Reprint (HarperCollins; HarperCollins UK 1996) fantasy novel.

Apocalypses & Apostrophes John Barnes (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-855-8, Apr 2000, £6.99, 349pp, pb, cover by John Harris) Reprint (Tor 1999 as Apostrophes and Apocalypses) collection of 21 items of fiction and non-fiction, with comments by the author.

Finity John Barnes (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-06891-4, Jan 2000, £9.99, 303pp, tp, cover by John Harris) Reprint (Tor 1999) alternate-history/virtual-reality novel. A hardcover edition (-06890-6, £16.99) was announced but not seen. [First U.K. edition]

England, England Julian Barnes (Macmillan UK/Picador 0-330-37344-7, Sep ’99, £6.99, 266pp, tp, cover by Neil Gower) Reprint (Cape 1998) literary fable.

Off the Road Nina Bawden (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-14-130221-6, Mar 2000, £4.99, 154pp, pb) Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1998) young-adult SF novel. In an overcrowded Britain split into isolated Urbs, a young boy follows the grandfather who is being sent away, ‘to be taken care of forever’.

Doctor Who: Coldheart Trevor Baxendale (BBC Books 0-563-55595-5, Apr 2000, £5.99, 277pp, pb) [Doctor Who: New Adventures] Novelization based on the TV series, starring the eighth Doctor. Book 33 of the BBC “New Adventures” series.

Mammoth: Book One: Silverhair Stephen Baxter (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-849-3, Jan 2000, £5.99, 276pp, pb, cover by Fangorn) [Mammoth] Reprint (Orion 1999) animal SF/fantasy novel. First in a trilogy.

Mammoth: Book Two: Longtusk Stephen Baxter (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-06858-2, Jan 2000, £9.99, 292pp, tp, cover by Fangorn) [Mammoth] Animal SF/fantasy novel. Second in a trilogy. Eighteen thousand years ago, the young bull Longtusk encounters the pale-skinned bipeds who will conquer the world. A hardcover edition (-06857-4, £16.99) was announced but not seen.

Reality Dust Stephen Baxter (PS Publishing 1-902880-10-2, Apr 2000, £8.00, 67pp, tp, cover by David A. Hardy) [Xeelee] SF novella, with an introduction by Greg Bear. This is a signed, limited edition of 300; a signed, limited, hardcover edition of 200 (-11-0, £25.00) was announced but not seen.

Space: Manifold 2 Stephen Baxter (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-225771-8, Aug 2000, £16.99, 455pp, hc) [Manifold] SF novel. Second in the “Manifold” series about the lives of Reid Malenfant.

Time: Manifold I Stephen Baxter (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-651182-1, Aug 2000, £6.99, 456pp, pb) [Manifold] Reprint (Voyager 1999) SF novel, first in the “Manifold” series.

Warhammer 40,000: Eye of Terror Barrington J. Bayley (Black Library 1-84154-105-2, Nov ’99, £5.99, 287pp, pb, cover by Kenson Low) [Warhammer 40,000] SF novelization based on the role-playing games. Published in 1999, but not seen until now. Copyrighted by Games Workshop.

The Magician of Karakosk and Other Stories Peter S. Beagle (Souvenir Press 0-285-63504-2, Aug ’99, £9.99, 269pp, tp, cover by Matthew Williams) [world of The Inkeeper’s Song] Reprint (Penguin/Roc 1997 as Giant Bones) collection of six fantasy stories (four original), set in the world of The Innkeeper’s Song. Published in 1999, but not seen until now. [First U.K. edition]

Beyond Heaven’s River Greg Bear (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-978-3, Jun 2000, £5.99, 256pp, pb, cover by John Harris) Reprint (Dell 1980) SF novel. This follows the revised 1988 text.

Darwin’s Radio Greg Bear (HarperCollins UK 0-00-651138-4, May 2000, £6.99, 440pp, pb) [Darwin’s Radio] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1999) SF novel. A deadly virus becomes a biological agent allowing humans to evolve into a higher life form.

Queen of Angels Greg Bear (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-943-0, Jun 2000, £6.99, 474pp, pb, cover by Peter Andrew Jones) [Queen of Angels] Reprint (Warner 1990) near-future SF novel set in the same universe as Heads, Moving Mars, and /Slant.

Star Wars: Rogue Planet Greg Bear (Random House UK/Century 0-7126-8089-6, Jun 2000, £15.99, 341pp, hc) [Star Wars] Reprint (Del Rey/Lucasbooks 2000) Star Wars novelization, set three years after the events of The Phantom Menace. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm. [First U.K. edition]

Tangents Greg Bear (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-979-1, Jun 2000, £6.99, 290pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Warner 1989) SF collection of an article and nine stories, including the award-winning “Blood Music” and “Tangents”.

Vathek William Beckford (Creation Press 1-84068-018-0, Mar 2000, £7.95, 123pp, tp, cover by Odilon Redon) Reprint (1816) oriental fantasy novel of the decadent caliph Vathek’s descent into damnation. Includes a new introduction by Jeremy Reed. Illustrated by Odile Redon. A “Creation Classic”.

Afraid To Death Marc Behm (No Exit Press 1-901982-65-3, Jun 2000, £6.99, 183pp, tp) Fantasy novel. A man flees a woman who is the Angel of Death. First English-language publication of Trouille (France 1991).

The Julie Bell Portfolio Julie Bell (Paper Tiger 1-85585-852-5, Sep 2000, £12.99, 64pp, tp, cover by Julie Bell) Reprint (Paper Tiger 1994) art book with 28 full-color plates. Introduction by Boris Vallejo.

The Martian Race Gregory Benford (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-999-7, Apr 2000, £6.99, 472pp, pb, cover by Fred Gambino) [Martian Race] Reprint (Warner Aspect 1999) SF novel about an effort to win a huge prize by staging the first manned mission to Mars. [First U.K. edition]

Timescape Gregory Benford (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-935-X, Mar 2000, £6.99, 412pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1980) SF novel. Winner of the Nebula and John W. Campbell Memorial Awards. Volume 27 in the “SF Masterworks” series.

Dragon & Phoenix Joanne Bertin (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-671-02939-8, Oct 2000, £6.99, 539pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Last Dragonlord] Reprint (Tor 1999) fantasy novel, second in a series after The Last Dragonlord.

Shapestone James Bibby (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-930-9, Dec 2000, £5.99, 214pp, pb, cover by Paul Davis) [Ronan] Reprint (Gollancz 1999) humorous fantasy novel set in the world of “Ronan”.

No Enemy But Time Michael Bishop (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07096-X, Apr 2000, £10.99, 397pp, tp, cover by Sue Michniewicz) Reprint (Timescape 1982) SF time-travel novel. Winner of the 1982 Nebula Award. An “SF Collectors’ Edition”.

The Leper’s Companions Julia Blackburn (Random House/Vintage UK 0-09-927276-8, May 2000, £6.99, 216pp, tp) Reprint (Jonathan Cape 1999) literary fantasy mosaic novel of mermaids, miracles, time travel, and tragedy.

Dangerous Reality Malorie Blackman (Transworld/Corgi 0-552-52840-4, Aug 2000, £3.99, 192pp, pb) Reprint (Doubleday UK 1999) young-adult SF thriller. A robot seeker finds more than intended.

Beast Nick Blackstock (Dewi Lewis Publishing 1-899235-92-2, Jun 2000, £8.99, 222pp, tp) Dark fantasy novel based on events in 1764 to 1767 when a man-eating wolf terrorised Europe. A first novel. Available from 8 Broomfield Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport SK4 4ND, UK.

A Case of Conscience James Blish (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-924-4, Jun 2000, £6.99, 192pp, tp, cover by Fred Gambino) [After Such Knowledge] Reprint (Ballantine 1958) Hugo-winning SF novel in Blish’s loose “After Such Knowledge” series. Volume 30 in the “SF Masterworks” series.

Bloodhound Jay R. Bonansinga (Pan 0-330-37610-1, May 2000, £5.99, 338pp, pb) Reprint (Macmillan 1999) detective thriller with fantasy elements about a true psychic in a missing-person case.

Night of the Wolf Alice Borchardt (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-224716-X, Nov ’99, £11.99, 454pp, tp) [Silver Wolf] Reprint (Del Rey 1999) romantic werewolf novel. Second in the series, after The Silver Wolf. [First U.K. edition]

Night of the Wolf Alice Borchardt (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648386-0, Jun 2000, £6.99, 502pp, pb) [Silver Wolf] Reprint (Del Rey 1999) historical dark fantasy novel, prequel to The Silver Wolf.

The Silver Wolf Alice Borchardt (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-648385-2, Nov ’99, £6.99, 460pp, pb) [Silver Wolf] Reprint (Del Rey 1998) romantic werewolf novel.

Jupiter Ben Bova (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-76764-2, Nov 2000, £16.99, xii+433pp, hc, cover by Mark Harrison) SF novel. A member of the “New Morality” religious group is planted on a clandestine mission to Jupiter, with a brief to reassure his leaders there is no intelligent life on the planet.

Venus Ben Bova (Hodder & Stoughton 0-340-72846-9, Feb 2000, £16.99, 404pp, hc, cover by Mark Harrison) SF novel. A reward leads to a race to Venus and a world-changing surprise.

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