Classic Reprints, December

* Chalker, Jack L. : Jack L. Chalker SF Gateway Omnibus
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0575097711, £20, 672pp, trade paperback, December 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 11 Dec 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473202177

Omnibus of three novels: Midnight at the Well of Souls (1977), Spirits of Flux and Anchor (1984), and The Identity Matrix (1982).
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Heinlein, Robert A. : The Man Who Sold the Moon/Orphans of the Sky
(Baen 978-1476737058, $7.99, 544pp, mass market paperback, December 2014, cover art Bob Eggleton)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 25 Nov 2014

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Omnibus of a short story collection (from 1950, with an introduction by John W. Campbell, Jr.), whose title story is about the first moon mission, and a short novel (1963, combining two novellas first published in 1941) about a generation starship.
• This edition has an introduction by William H. Patterson, Jr., and an afterword by Mark L. Van Name.
• This is a mass-market reprint of Baen’s 2013 trade paperback edition.
• Baen’s site has this description with links to Heinlein’s introduction to the collection and to his timeline.

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* Moorcock, Michael : Elric: The Moonbeam Roads
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0575106598, $12.99, 1008pp, trade paperback, October 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 9 Oct 2014

Omnibus of three novels, Daughter of Dreams (2001, first published as The Dreamthief’s Daughter), Destiny’s Brother (2003, first published as The Skrayling Tree, and Son of the Wolf (2005, first published as The White Wolf’s Son), in the ongoing series of definitive Moorcock titles from Gollancz. These three comprise the final volume of the Elric collection, and all have been revised since first publication.
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Thomas, Lee : Stained
(Lethe 978-1–59021-070-3, $20, 343pp, trade paperback, October 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Fri 31 Oct 2014

(First edition: Wildside Press, 2004)

10th anniversary edition of the author’s first novel, about a sadistic killer called The River Rat.
• The novel won a Bram Stoker Award for first novel.
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(Mon 8 Dec 2014)
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