Classics in Reprint, September 2017

Hodgson, William Hope : The Boats of the “Glen Carrig” and Other Nautical Adventures
(Night Shade Books 978-1597809207, $17.99, 512pp, trade paperback, September 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Sep 2017

(First edition: Night Shade Books, September 2003)

Omnibus of the 1907 title novel plus 23 other nautical stories, the first volume in Night Shade’s five-volume series of complete works by Hodgson, now appearing in paperback.
• Night Shade’s site has this post about the book, with the table of contents.
• Note that Amazon’s “Look Inside” function links to a different book (the hardcover edition of volume 2 in this series).

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London, Jack : The Star Rover
(CreateSpace 978-1974602971, $20.99, 270pp, trade paperback, August 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Sat 19 Aug 2017

(First edition: Macmillan , 1915)

SF novel about a man who experiences a dissociation of mind and body following torture in San Quentin prison.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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McKillip, Patricia A. : The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
(Tachyon Publications 978161696277, $14.95, 237pp, trade paperback, September 2017, cover art Thomas Canty)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781616962791

(First edition: Atheneum, 1974)

Fantasy novel about a wizard, living alone in her castle full of magical beasts, who rediscovers the world of men.
• Tachyon’s site has this description with quotes from reviews and blurbs from Gail Carriger, Max Gladstone, E. Lily Yu, and others.
• The book won the first World Fantasy Award for best novel.

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Moorcock, Michael : Gloriana: Or, The Unfulfill’d Queen
(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press 978-1481487375, $16.99, 416pp, trade paperback, September 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Sep 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781481487399

(First edition: UK: Allison & Busby, 1978)

Fantasy novel set in an alternate-world England, in part an homage to Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast series, and generally regarded as Moorcock’s best novel.
• Simon & Schuster’s site has this description with a Google preview.
• The book won both the 1979 World Fantasy Award and the 1979 John W. Campbell Memorial Award.

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* Quinn, Seabury, edited by George A. Vanderburgh : The Complete Tales of Jules de Grandin, Volume Two: The Devil’s Rosary
(Night Shade Books 978-1597809276, $34.99, 512pp, hardcover, September 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Sep 2017

Collection of 19 stories, first published in Weird Tales magazine in 1929 and 1930.
• The book has an introduction by George A. Vanderburgh and Robert E. Weinberg.
• Night Shade’s site has this post about the book.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “The only thing marring these stories is the frequently racist description of nonwhite characters and their speech, which are an unfortunate sign of the times that these stories were published in. Connoisseurs of pulp adventure who can look past this, however, will be delighted.”

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* Sims, Michael : Frankenstein Dreams: A Connoisseur’s Collection of Victorian Science Fiction
(Bloomsbury 978-1-63286-041-5, $22, 400pp, trade paperback, September 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Sep 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781632860422

Anthology of 20 stories and excerpts of Victorian-era science fiction.
• Authors include Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Hardy, Robert Louis Stevenson, H.G. Wells, and Rudyard Kipling.
• Bloomsbury’s site has this description with quotes from reviews.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Even the most devoted science fiction reader will find unfamiliar treats in this assemblage of foundational fiction.”

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