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The Complete Stories: Volume Two Isaac Asimov (HarperCollins UK 0-00-648016-0, Jan ’95 [Dec ’94], £5.99, 464pp, pb, cover by Christopher Brown); Reprint (Doubleday Foundation 1990 as part of Complete Stories: Volume I) SF/fantasy collection. With its companion volume, Complete Stories: Volume One (HarperCollins UK, 1994) the pair make up all of the original omnibus. This collection contains Nightfall and Other Stories (Doubleday 1959), plus one more story, “The Ugly Little Boy”.


The Return of the Indian and The Secret of the Indian Lynne Reid Banks (Collins 0-00-675211-X, Dec ’95, £4.99, 304pp, pb) [Indian in the Cupboard]; Young-adult fantasy omnibus of the second and third novels in the “Indian” series. A film tie-in edition. The books are separately paginated.


New Legends ed. Greg Bear & Martin H. Greenberg (Legend 0-09-931881-4, May ’95, £15.99, x+419pp, hc); Anthology of fifteen original SF short stories and an article, by Le Guin, Anderson, Sheckley, Benford, McAuley, Egan, and others. Greenberg’s name is not used on the cover.


The Episodes of Vathek William Beckford (Dedalus 1-873982-61-5, Feb ’95, £6.99, 207pp, tp, cover by Lise Weisgerber); Reprint (Stephen Swift 1912) fantasy collection. Portions of Vathek which were suppressed before that book’s publication in 1787 (because of their contentious themes of homosexuality and sado-masochism) and not published until 1912. An extremely rare collection, this is only the third British edition, and the first in over 50 years. Using the 1912 version edited by Sir Frank T. Marzials (with minor corrections and alterations), this edition is edited with an introduction by Malcolm Jack. It is internally dated 1994.


Vathek and other stories William Beckford (Penguin 0-14-043530-1, May ’95 [Jun ’95], £5.99, xxxviii+314pp, pb, cover by Elihu Vedder); Reprint (Pickering & Chatto 1993) collection of essays, satires and stories, including the famous title novel. Edited and with an Introduction by Malcolm Jack. This version is slightly corrected from its limited first edition.


The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury (Flamingo 0-00-647923-5, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], £5.99, 235pp, tp, cover by George Snow); Reprint (Doubleday 1951) SF collection of 26 stories and vignettes set on Bradbury’s personal dream Mars. This follows the text of the first UK edition (Hart-Davis, 1951 as The Silver Locusts) which eliminated “Usher II” and added “The Fire Balloons”.


His Mouth Will Taste of Wormwood and other stories Poppy Z. Brite (Penguin 0-14-600050-1, Jul ’95, 60p, 88pp, pb); Collection of four stories; all were in Swamp Foetus, 1993. One of the ‘Penguin 60s’ collection: mini-books celebrating their 60th anniversary.


Blues Shifting Eric Brown (Pan 0-330-33590-1, Dec ’95 [Nov ’95], £4.99, 264pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll); SF collection of 8 long stories; two are original, including the title novella.


Intruders A. M. Burrage (Ash-Tree Press 1-899562-04-4, Aug ’95, £21.00, xiv+233pp, hc, cover by Douglas Walters); Collection of 26 previously uncollected ghost stories, most unreprinted since their first appearance. Edited and with an Introduction by Jack Adrian. Available from Ashcroft, 2 Abbottsford Drive, Penyffordd, Chester CH4 0JG.


The Panic Hand Jonathan Carroll (HarperCollins UK 0-00-224540-X, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], £14.99, 240pp, hc, cover by Ray Richardson); Collection of 19 stories, including one original, one published in English for the first time, and two that were used in his novel A Child Across the Sky (Century, 1989). This is an expanded, English, version of his German collection Die Panische Hand (1989), and seven of the stories were first published, in German, in that volume.


The Bloody Chamber and other stories Angela Carter (Vintage UK 0-09-958811-0, Jul ’95, £5.99, 126pp, tp, cover by Dominic Davies); Reprint (Gollancz 1979) collection of 10 literary short stories.


Burning Your Boats: Collected Short Stories Angela Carter (Chatto & Windus 0-7011-6321-6, Jul ’95, £20.00, xiv+462pp, hc, cover by Angela Carter); Omnibus of every short story. Her four collections — Fireworks: Nine Profane Pieces (1974); The Bloody Chamber (1979); Black Venus (U.S: Saints and Strangers) (1985); American Ghosts & Old World Wonders (1993) — plus others, including one original. There is an Introduction by Salman Rushdie. The book seems to miss ‘The Bridegroom’ from Bananas, 1979, reprinted in Lands of Never (1983).


Shudders and Shivers R. Chetwynd-Hayes (Robert Hale 0-7090-5607-9, Apr ’95, £16.99, 192pp, hc, cover by Barbara Walton); Collection of original horror stories, each one connected to the others by a common theme or character.


Stalking Tender Prey Storm Constantine (Signet Creed 0-45-118401-7, Nov ’95, £5.99, 648pp, pb) [Grigori Trilogy]; Epic fantasy novel. Book One of “The Grigori Trilogy”.


The Caroline B. Cooney Collection Caroline B. Cooney (Scholastic UK 0-590-55941-9, Mar ’95, £5.99, 518pp, pb) [Vampire’s Promise]; Omnibus of three vampire novels: The Cheerleader (1991), The Return of the Vampire (1992) and The Vampire’s Promise (1993). Book 6 of the ‘Point Horror Collection’ series.


My Teacher Is an Alien: 3 Books in One Bruce Coville (HarperCollins UK 0-00-675157-1, Oct ’95 [Nov ’95], £4.99, ii+405pp, pb) [My Teacher Is an Alien]; Young-adult SF omnibus, including My Teacher is an Alien (Pocket 1989), My Teacher Fried My Brains, (Pocket 1990) and My Teacher Glows in the Dark (Pocket 1991). The title page and spine simply list the books.


Congo/The Terminal Man Michael Crichton (Cresset 0-7126-7620-1, Aug ’95 [Sep ’95], £4.99, 316+218pp, pb); Omnibus of two SF novels, originally published by Knopf, in 1980 and 1972 respectively. The books are separately paginated.


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