Classic Reprints, June

* Burroughs, Edgar Rice : SF Gateway Omnibus: Carson of Venus: Pirates of Venus, Lost on Venus, Carson of Venus
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-12920-7, £18.99, 448pp, trade paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 29 May 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1473202054

Omnibus of three novels, first published in book form in 1934, 1935, and 1939 respectively.
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Dick, Philip K. : The Broken Bubble
(Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-13308-2, £8.99, 256pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575133099

(First edition: Arbor House, July 1988)

Associational non-SF novel written in 1956 but not first published until 1988, set in San Francisco of the 1950s.
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* Hamilton, Edmond : SF Gateway Omnibus: Captain Future and the Space Emperor, The Star Kings, The Weapon from Beyond
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-09281-5, £18.99, 416pp, trade paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 29 May 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473202160

Omnibus of three SF novels, first published in 1940, 1949, and 1967 respectively.
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Ings, Simon : Headlong
(Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-13112-5, £8.99, 288pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575131255

(First edition: UK: HarperCollins/Voyager, February 1999)

SF novel that the publisher describes as “post-cyberpunk”, about robotic workers transforming the moon.
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* James, John : Votan and Other Novels
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 9780575105508, £9.99, 752pp, mass market paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Jun 2014

Omnibus of three fantasy novels, Votan (1966), Not for All the Gold in Ireland (1968), and Men Went to Cattreath (1969).
• This edition is a new volume in the publisher’s “Fantasy Masterworks” series, and has an introduction by Neil Gaiman.
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Moorcock, Michael : Behold the Man
(Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-08099-7, $8.99, 160pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575080782

(First edition: UK: Alison & Busby, 1969)

New edition of Moorcock’s 1969 novel, expanded from an earlier Nebula Award winning novella, about a time traveler who encounters Jesus Christ in 29 AD.
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Moorcock, Michael : Jerry Cornelius: His Lives and His Times
(Orion/Gollancz 978-1473200722, £9.99, 416pp, mass market paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 29 May 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473200739

Collection of 21 stories about English assassin and physicist, hero of many of the author’s work since the 1960s.
• This is an expanded, “definitive” edition of the collection first published in 1976 as The Lives & Times of Jerry Cornelius.
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Pohl, Frederik : Chernobyl
(Tor 978-0765375964, $18.99, 368pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466833005

(First edition: Bantam Spectra, September 1987)

Associational novel, a fictional account of the 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
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* Strugatsky, Arkady & Boris : Hard to Be a God
(Chicago Review 978-1-61374-828-2, $16.95, 256pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Sun 1 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00K4JX2FM

New translation, by Olena Bormashenko, of an SF novel published in Russian in 1964 and first translated into English in 1973. It’s about a human visitor, ordered to observe but not to interfere, to a planet where a government official orders the murders of intellectuals who threaten his power.
• The book includes a foreword by Hari Kunzru and an afterword by Boris Strugatsky.
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• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “””The unadorned prose cloaks rich ideas, illustrating the ability of imaginative literature to probe troubling moral questions.””

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* Sturgeon, Theodore : SF Gateway Omnibus: The Dreaming Jewels, To Marry Medusa, Venus Plus X
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 9780575117150, £18.99, 368pp, trade paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 29 May 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473202498

Omnibus of three SF novels, first published in 1950, 1958, and 1960 respectively. (The second title was first published in book form as The Cosmic Rape.)
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