The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2001

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The Collected Stories Arthur C. Clarke (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-323-8, Oct 2001, £9.99, x+966pp, tp, cover by blacksheep) Reprint (Gollancz 2001) collection of 104 vignettes, stories, and articles published between 1939 and 1999.

The Ghost from the Grand Banks Arthur C. Clarke (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-070-1, Oct 2000, £5.99, 253pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1990) SF novel.

The Hammer of God Arthur C. Clarke (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-194-5, Oct 2000, £5.99, 264pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz; Bantam Spectra 1993) SF novel.

The Songs of Distant Earth Arthur C. Clarke (HarperCollins/Voyager Classics 0-00-711586-5, Aug 2001, £7.99, 233pp, tp) Reprint (Ballantine/Del Rey 1986) SF novel. “Voyager Classics” number nine.

The Space Trilogy Arthur C. Clarke (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-780-2, May 2001, £7.99, xii+506pp, tp, cover by John Harris) Omnibus of Islands in the Sky (Winston, 1952); The Sands of Mars (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1951) and Earthlight (Ballantine, 1955); there is a foreword and introduction (to Sands) by Clarke.

The Light of Other Days Arthur C. Clarke & Stephen Baxter (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-224753-4, May 2001, £9.99, 312pp, tp) Reprint (Tor 2000) SF novel.

Against the Fall of Night and Beyond the Fall of Night Arthur C. Clarke & Gregory Benford (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-026-4, Oct 2000, £5.99, 326+vii, pb) Reprint (Ace/Putnam 1990 as Beyond the Fall of Night) SF omnibus.

Cradle Arthur C. Clarke & Gentry Lee (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-072-8, Oct 2000, £6.99, 374pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1988) SF novel.

Parzival and the Stone from Heaven Lindsay Clarke (HarperCollins UK 0-00-710813-3, Sep 2001, £16.99, hc) Fantasy novel, a retelling of Wolfram von Eschenbach’s medieval version of the grail story.

Appleseed John Clute (Little, Brown/Orbit 1-85723-758-7, Apr 2001, £14.99, ii+337pp, hc) SF novel. On the eve of the Fourth Millennium (Earth count), a minor space trader enters an aeons-old conflict that might lead to the destruction of the cosmos.

Shadowkings Michael Cobley (Simon & Schuster/Earthlight 0-7432-0717-3, Jul 2001, £10.00, 370pp, tp, cover by Steve Stone) [Shadowkings] Fantasy novel. Book One of the “Shadowkings” trilogy. Five hosts hold pieces of the shattered soul of an evil deity. A first novel.

Blind Side Ann Coburn (Red Fox 0-09-940079-0, Mar 2001, £4.99, 136pp, pb) [Borderland Sequence] Young-adult fantasy novel, fourth in “The Borderland Sequence”.

Doctor Who: Vanishing Point Stephen Cole (BBC Books 0-563-53829-5, Apr 2001, £5.99, 278pp, pb) [Doctor Who: New Adventures] Novelization based on the TV series. Book 44 of the BBC “New Adventures” series, featuring the 8th Doctor.

The Osmid Version Neil Coleman (Hodder Silver 0-340-79942-0, Sep 2001, £4.99, 164pp, tp, cover by Paul Young) Young-adult SF novel. When a young boy refuses his daily “Here and Now” pill, he begins to see the real world. A first novel.

Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer (Viking UK 0-670-89962-3, May 2001, £12.99, 280pp, hc, cover by Tony Fleetwood) [Artemis Fowl] Humorous fantasy novel. A 12-year old criminal mastermind plans to kidnap a leprechaun. A trade paperback edition (-91183-6, £8.99), is exclusive to W.H. Smith’s bookshops. Simultaneous with the US (Hyperion/Talk Miramax Books) edition.

The Crown of Silence Storm Constantine (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-785-3, Jun 2001, £6.99, 424pp, pb, cover by Anne Sudworth) [Magravandias Chronicles] Reprint (Gollancz 2000) fantasy novel. Book Two of “The Chronicles of Magravandias”, after Sea Dragon Heir.

The Way of Light Storm Constantine (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-60319-4, Jun 2001, £9.99, 408pp, tp, cover by Anne Sudworth) [Magravandias Chronicles] Fantasy novel, third and final in “The Magravandias Chronicles”. A hardcover edition (-06679-2, £16.99) was announced but not seen.

Mirrors: Sparkling New Stories from Prize-Winning Authors ed. Wendy Cooling (Collins 0-00-710588-6, Sep 2001, £12.99, 240pp, hc, cover by Catherine Parkinson) Young-adult anthology of 15 original fantasy/contemporary stories on the theme of mirrors and reflections. Illustrated by Sarah Young and Tim Stevens. Authors include Kate Thompson, Melvin Burgess, and Lesley Howarth.

The Ark of the People W. J. Corbett (Hodder Silver 0-340-79177-2, Sep 2000, £4.99, 294pp, tp) [Ark of the People] Reprint (Hodder Children’s Books 1998) young-adult animal fantasy novel.

Lucifer Michael Cordy (Transworld/Bantam UK 0-593-04751-6, Aug 2001, £9.99, 316pp, hc) SF/fantasy thriller. An investigation into the human brain using super-light techniques impels a religious Armageddon to destroy the souls of all humanity. A trade paperback edition (-04671-4) was announced but not seen.

J.R.R. Tolkien: The Man Who Created The Lord of the Rings Michael Coren (Boxtree 0-7522-6156-8, Sep 2001, £12.99, 135pp, hc) Reprint (Stoddart Publishing 2001) biography of the author; includes over 50 photographs. [First U.K. edition] [J. R. R. Tolkien]

Something More Paul Cornell (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07203-2, Jun 2001, £10.99, 422pp, tp, cover by blacksheep) SF novel. In a far-future Britain ruled by the great Families, the mysterious estate of Heartsease is the key to the future of mankind. A hardcover edition (-07202-4, £17.99) is also available.

Harlequin Bernard Cornwell (HarperCollins UK 0-00-651384-0, Jun 2001, £5.99, 372pp, pb, cover by Bill Gregory) [Grail Quest] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 2000) associational historical novel of the Hundred Years War, with fantasy elements. First of “The Grail Quest”.

Once Upon Our Time June Counsel (Glyndley Books and Craftsman 0-9534232-2-0, Dec 2000, £12.99, 202pp, hc) Collection of 10 original acerbic and poignant contemporary fairy tales. Illustrated with woodcuts by Marcus Sedgwick. Issued without a dustjacket.

Warhammer 40,000: Pawns of Chaos Brian Craig (Black Library 1-84154-141-9, May 2001, £5.99, 311pp, pb, cover by Adrian Smith) [Warhammer 40,000] SF/fantasy future-war novel set in the world of “Warhammer 40,000”. The rebels of Sigmatus raise a daemon in their battle against the Imperium. Craig is a pseudonym of Brian Stableford.

Warhammer: The Wine of Dreams Brian Craig (Black Library 1-84154-123-0, 2000, £5.99, 305pp, pb, cover by Adrian Smith) [Warhammer] Novelization set in the world of the fantasy role-playing game.

Arthur: At the Crossing Places Kevin Crossley-Holland (Orion Children’s Books 1-85881-398-0, Aug 2001, £10.99, 367pp, hc, cover by Marc Adams) [Arthur] Young-adult Arthurian tale, second in the “Arthur” trilogy. The medieval youth, Arthur, now a squire, continues to use the Seeing Stone to watch and interact with the life of his namesake, King Arthur.

Arthur: The Seeing Stone Kevin Crossley-Holland (Orion 0-75284-429-6, Jun 2001, £5.99, 324pp, tp) [Arthur] Reprint (Orion Children’s Books 2000) Arthurian tale. First in the “Arthur” trilogy.

Futures ed. Peter Crowther (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07023-4, Apr 2001, £12.99, xii+320pp, hc, cover by blacksheep) Anthology of four novellas by Stephen Baxter, Peter F. Hamilton, Paul J. McAuley, and Ian McDonald, all previously published as limited books by PS Publishing in 2000. Edited and introduced by Peter Crowther.

Old Magic Marianne Curley (Bloomsbury 0-7475-5170-7, 2001, £4.99, 140pp, tp) Reissue (Bloomsbury 2000) young-adult fantasy novel. The original edition was not seen.

Atlantis Found Clive Cussler (Penguin 0-140-28796-5, Jun 2001, £6.99, 534pp, pb) [Dirk Pitt] Reprint (Putnam 1999) thriller in the “Dirk Pitt” series, featuring discovery of remains of an ancient, highly advanced civilization in the Antarctic — and powerful neo-Nazis seeking mystic relics of Hitler.

Valhalla Rising Clive Cussler (Michael Joseph 0-7181-4417-1, Oct 2001, £16.99, 531pp, hc) Reprint (Penguin Putnam 2001) near-future SF novel in the “Dirk Pitt” series. Investigation of an accident at sea leads to the discovery of a far-future transport system, and back in time to the anomalous inspiration for Jules Verne’s most (in)famous character and vessel. [First U.K. edition]

The Great Automatic Grammatizator and Other Stories Roald Dahl (Penguin/Puffin UK 0-14-131150-9, 2001, £5.99, 264pp, tp, cover by Martin O’Neill) Reprint (Viking 1996) collection of 14 stories selected from Dahl’s earlier collections, with an Introduction by Wendy Cooling.

The Ill-Made Mute Cecilia Dart-Thornton (Macmillan UK 0-333-90753-1, Sep 2001, £17.99, 434pp, hc, cover by Paul Gregory) [Bitterbynde] Reprint (Warner Aspect 2001) fantasy novel, the first in “The Bitterbynde” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

Doctor Who: Asylum Peter Darvill-Evans (BBC Books 0-563-53833-3, May 2001, £5.99, 279pp, pb) [Doctor Who: Missing Adventures] Novelization based on the TV series. Book 41 of the BBC “Missing Adventures” series, featuring the Fourth Doctor and Nyssa. Includes “A History of Error and Falsifications”, detailing the differences between real history and the novel.

Doctor Who: Bunker Soldiers Martin Day (BBC Books 0-563-53819-8, Feb 2001, £5.99, 281pp, pb) [Doctor Who: Missing Adventures] Novelization based on the TV series, featuring the First Doctor. Book 38 of the BBC “Missing Adventures” series.

Forests of the Heart Charles de Lint (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07232-6, Jul 2001, £16.99, 397pp, hc) [Newford] Reprint (Tor 2000) contemporary fantasy novel partially set in de Lint’s town of Newford. A sculptor is asked to create a magical mask that can unleash dark forces. A trade paperback edition (-07233-4, £9.99) was announced but not seen. [First U.K. edition]

Journey to the Orient Gérard de Nerval (Peter Owen 0-7206-1096-6, Apr 2001, £12.50, 215pp, tp, cover by Keith Savage) Reprint (Peter Owen 1972) fictionalised narrative of de Nerval’s trip to the Levant in 1843. Selected and translated from the French (Voyage en Orient (Charpentier 1851), and with an introduction and notes by Norman Glass. More than half the book consists of two Arabian folktales: ‘The Tale of the Caliph Hakim’, and ‘The Tale of the Queen of the Morning and Soliman the Prince of the Genii’.

Farscape: House of Cards Keith R. A. DeCandido (Boxtree 0-7522-1917-0, Mar 2001, £5.99, 239pp, pb) [Farscape] Novelization based on the TV series. Copyrighted by the Jim Henson company.

Nova Samuel R. Delany (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-742-X, Jan 2001, £6.99, 224pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Doubleday 1968) SF novel, updating the Grail Quest. Volume 37 in the “SF Masterworks” series.

Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Star by Star Troy Denning (Random House/Century/Lucasbooks 0-7126-8402-6, Nov 2001, £16.99, xiii+606pp, hc, cover by Cliff Nielsen) [Star Wars: New Jedi Order] Novelization based on the Star Wars characters and universe. Simultaneous with the US (Del Rey/Lucasbooks) edition.

Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said Philip K. Dick (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-341-6, Nov 2001, £6.99, 204pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Doubleday 1974) SF novel. Volume 46 in the “SF Masterworks” series.

The Game-Players of Titan Philip K. Dick (HarperCollins/Voyager Classics 0-00-711588-1, Aug 2001, £7.99, 223pp, tp) Reprint (Ace 1963) SF novel. “Voyager Classics” number 10.

The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick (Penguin UK 0-14-118667-4, Sep 2001, £6.99, xii+249pp, tp) Reprint (Putnams 1962) alternate-world SF novel, with a new introduction by Eric Brown. A “Penguin Classics” edition.

The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07335-7, Oct 2001, £14.99, 249pp, hc, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (Putnam 1962) classic alternate-Earth SF novel. A Hugo winner. Volume III in the “SF Masterworks” hardcover series.

VALIS Philip K. Dick (Orion/Gollancz 1-85798-339-4, Jul 2001, £6.99, 271pp, tp, cover by Chris Moore) [VALIS] Reprint (Bantam 1981) SF novel. First in the VALIS (Vast Active Living Intelligence System) sequence. Volume 43 in the “SF Masterworks” series.

AK Peter Dickinson (Macmillan Children’s Books 0-330-48204-1, May 2001, £4.99, 231pp, tp) Reprint (Gollancz 1990) young adult novel set in an imaginary African state during the throes of independence. A winner of the Whitbread Award.

Eva Peter Dickinson (Macmillan Children’s Books 0-330-48384-6, May 2001, £4.99, 249pp, tp) Reprint (Gollancz 1988) SF novel of a young girl whose brain is transplanted into a chimpanzee.

The Kin: Four Books in One Peter Dickinson (Macmillan Children’s Books 0-330-39225-5, Jun 2001, £6.99, 632pp, tp, cover by Angelo Rinaldi) [Kin] Reprint (Macmillan UK 1998) omnibus of all four parts of the young-adult prehistoric series: Suth’s Story, Noli’s Story, Ko’s Story and Mana’s Story (all 1998). Illustrated by Ian Andrew.

The Ropemaker Peter Dickinson (Macmillan Children’s Books 0-333-94738-X, Sep 2001, £12.99, 423pp, hc, cover by Steve Stone) [Ropemaker] Young-adult fantasy novel, with illustrations by Ian Andrew. Two children and their grandparents must quest for the man who will renew the protective magic of their valley. Prefaced by a poem, “The Cost of Living”.

Some Deaths Before Dying Peter Dickinson (Severn House 0-7278-5670-7, Jan 2001, £17.99, 251pp, hc) Reprint (The Mysterious Press 1999) associational murder mystery novel. First UK edition. [First U.K. edition]

The Reed Stephens Novels Stephen Donaldson (Orion 0-75284-689-2, Nov 2001, £17.99, 698pp, hc) [Mick Axbrewder] Omnibus of the first three “Mick Axbrewder” contemporary mysteries originally published under the pseudonym Reed Stephens. All are slightly revised for this edition. Donaldson also adds a new “Introduction to Reed Stephens”. A trade paperback edition (-690-6, £12.99) was announced but not seen.

The Nameless Day Sara Douglass (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-710844-3, Mar 2001, £11.99, viii+584pp, tp, cover by David Wyatt) [Crucible] Reprint (Voyager Australia 2000) alternate history fantasy novel, set at the time of the black death. Book one of “The Crucible”. [First U.K. edition]

The Nameless Day Sara Douglass (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-710845-1, Sep 2001, £6.99, viii+584pp, pb, cover by David Wyatt) [Crucible] Reprint (HarperCollins Australia 2000) alternate-history fantasy novel. Book One of “The Crucible” trilogy.

The Wounded Hawk Sara Douglass (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-710846-X, Sep 2001, £11.99, 610pp, tp, cover by David Wyatt) [Crucible] Reprint (HarperCollins Australia 2001) alternate-history fantasy novel. Book Two of “The Crucible” trilogy. [First U.K. edition]

The Mammoth Book of Best New SF: 14th Annual Collection ed. Gardner Dozois (Robinson 1-84119-404-2, Sep 2001, £6.99, 684pp, tp, cover by Pete Rozycki) Reprint (St. Martin’s 2001 as The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection) anthology of 23 stories, with a summation of the year by Dozois. [First U.K. edition]

Six Days Brendan DuBois (Little, Brown UK 0-316-85477-8, Apr 2001, £9.99, 488pp, tp) Near-future thriller set in an America wrecked by economic collapse and blamed for causing nuclear war between India and Pakistan. A couple stumbles on plans to stage a military coup. A hardcover edition (-85481-6, £9.99) was announced but not seen.

The King of Elfland’s Daughter Lord Dunsany (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-790-X, Mar 2001, £6.99, xiv+241pp, tp, cover by John Waterhouse Williams) Reprint (Putnam 1924) fantasy novel, with 1998 introduction by Neil Gaiman. A lord’s son marries an elf princess. Volume 15 in the “Fantasy Masterworks” series.

Lessons from an Angel Sarah Dykins (The Book Guild 1-85776-588-5, May 2001, £9.99, 276pp, tp, cover by Aliisa Hyslop) Literary fantasy novel. An unhappily-married woman’s “angel” gives her nine lessons to learn if her life is to improve.

Midnight Comes at Noon Daniel Easterman (HarperCollins UK 0-00-710348-4, Jun 2001, £17.99, 455pp, hc, cover by David Scutt) Near-future SF thriller. The deaths of everyone in an English village, and their secretive replacement, is the first step on the road to Armageddon. Easterman is a pseudonym of Denis McEoin. A trade paperback edition (-710349-2, £10.99) was announced but not seen.

The Redemption of Althalus David & Leigh Eddings (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-226184-7, Jan 2001, £11.99, 693pp, tp, cover by Geoff Taylor) Reprint (Voyager 2000) fantasy novel of a thief hired to steal a book from the House at the End of the World.

The Redemption of Althalus David & Leigh Eddings (HarperCollins/Voyager 0-00-651483-9, Jul 2001, £7.99, 913pp, pb, cover by Geoff Taylor) Reprint (Voyager 2000) fantasy novel of a thief hired to steal a book from the House at the End of the World.

Mistress of Mistresses: A Vision of Zimiamvia E. R. Eddison (Orion/Gollancz 0-575-07284-9, Sep 2001, £6.99, 405pp, tp, cover by Frederick Leighton) Reprint (Faber & Faber 1935) fantasy novel, first in the “Zimiamvia” sequence. Volume 21 in the “Fantasy Masterworks” series.

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