S.F. Masterworks is a series of science fiction novel reprints published by the Orion Publishing Group. The series is intended for the United Kingdom and Australian markets, but many editions are distributed to the United States and Canada by Hachette.
|Media type||Print (Hardcover / Paperback)|
Developed to feature important science fiction novels, the selections were described by science fiction author Iain M. Banks as "amazing" and "genuinely the best novels from sixty years of SF". Many of the selected novels had been out of print in the United Kingdom for decades.
Its companion series include Fantasy Masterworks and Gateway Essentials.
Softcover editions (1999–2007)Edit
- ‡ Also published as part of SF Masterworks hardcover series.
- * Some printings missing number stamps.
Hardcover editions (2001)Edit
The following were announced for publication in 2006, but were withdrawn in 2007.
|Camp Concentration||Thomas Disch||10 August 2006||0-575-07877-4|
|334||9 November 2006||0-575-07897-9|
Softcover editions (2010–present)Edit
The new designs sport yellow/white spines, with the SF Masterworks logo written vertically on the cover. For titles that were previously issued in the original series, generally the cover artwork is tinted in a different colour from the original version; for example, The Dispossessed cover artwork is primarily red in the original release, but was partly tinted green when republished in the new series.
‡ Also reprinted as hardcover edition
Hardcover editions (2010–2017)Edit
The following were announced, but appear to have been withdrawn:
|The Long Loud Silence||Wilson Tucker||February 2015||—|
|The Forge of God||Greg Bear||2017–2018||978-1-4732-2266-3|
|The Iron Dream||Norman Spinrad||14 November 2017||978-1-4732-2264-9|
50th Anniversary (2011)Edit
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Gollancz, Orion published ten fan-chosen editions. Each were published with Gollancz's traditional red-on-yellow cover design. The series was marketed as part the S.F. Masterworks series.
|1||Shadow and Claw
(The Book of the New Sun, Vol. 1)
|Gene Wolfe||1 September 2011||978-0-575-11673-3|
|2||Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?||Philip K. Dick||978-0-575-11676-4|
|3||Flowers for Algernon||Daniel Keyes||978-0-575-11674-0|
|4||I Am Legend||Richard Matheson||978-0-575-11670-2|
|6||The Lies of Locke Lamora||Scott Lynch||978-0-575-11672-6|
|9||The Name of the Wind||Patrick Rothfuss||978-0-575-11671-9|
|10||The Time Machine||H. G. Wells||978-0-575-11675-7|
Golden Age Masterworks (2019–present)Edit
Published to celebrate the 20th anniversary. The novels are marketed as S.F. Golden Age Masterworks.
|Doomsday Morning||C. L. Moore||10 January 2019||978-1-4732-2326-4|
|Galactic Patrol||E. E. 'Doc' Smith||978-1-4732-2470-4|
|The Sands of Mars||Arthur C. Clarke||978-1-4732-2236-6|
|Earthlight||7 February 2019||978-1-4732-2237-3|
|Grey Lensman||E. E. 'Doc' Smith||978-1-4732-2471-1|
|Second Stage Lensman||7 March 2019||978-1-4732-2472-8|
|Northwest of Earth||C. L. Moore||978-1-4732-2254-0|
|Jirel of Joiry||4 April 2019||978-1-4732-2252-6|
|Children of the Lens||E. E. 'Doc' Smith||978-1-4732-2473-5|
|Against the Fall of Night||Arthur C. Clarke||2 May 2019||978-1-4732-2234-2|
|Judgement Night||C. L. Moore||13 June 2019||978-1-4732-2253-3|
|The Stainless Steel Rat||Harry Harrison||19 September 2019||978-1-4732-2768-2|
|The Deathworld Omnibus||14 November 2019||978-1-4732-2837-5|
|Sidewise in Time (forthcoming)||Murray Leinster||3 September 2020||978-1-4732-2739-2|
- "Locus Online: Malcolm Edwards interview excerpts". www.locusmag.com. Retrieved 2019-11-25.
- Gollancz SF Masterworks (HC) series listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks series listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Gollancz SF Masterworks (II) series listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- SF Masterworks at LibraryThing
- SF Masterworks at Worlds Without End