All Time Great Science Fiction.

A Listmania! list by ZibZab "davelye" (London, UK)
 
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
1.  The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The list author says:
  "In no particular order we start with the Guide. Learn all there is to know about Life, The Universe, and whateveritwas. Don't forget your towel..."
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Dune
2.  Dune by Frank Herbert
The list author says:
  "The sequels get progressively worse, but the original is still one of the most visionary SF books of all time."
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Stranger in a Strange Land
3.  Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
The list author says:
  "The book that got me into SF. I didn't see the end coming, and it still brings a lump to my throat just to think of it now. An essential classic."
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On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington)
4.  On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington) by David Weber
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  "The Honor Harrington novels. High adventure, gripping edge of your seat page turner, and above all FUN!  We love our Honor!"
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The Gap Series (1) - The Real Story
5.  The Gap Series (1) - The Real Story by Stephen Donaldson
The list author says:
  "Deceptively low-key opener to one of the greatest galaxy spanning epics ever written. These characters will stay with you long after the final page."
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Use Of Weapons (The Culture)
6.  Use Of Weapons (The Culture) by Iain M. Banks
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  "A modern British classic. More twists and turns than a twisty-turny thing."
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A Deepness in the Sky
7.  A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge
The list author says:
  "Truly horrifying atrocities set against a galaxy-wide backdrop. Peter F Hamilton fans will LOVE this, just don't be put off by the hideous cover."
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The Time Machine (Everyman Paperback Classics)
8.  The Time Machine (Everyman Paperback Classics) by H.G. Wells
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  "It's over 100 years old, you know, and is as good today as it was then. The novel that started this thing we call Skiffy."
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Perdido Street Station
9.  Perdido Street Station by China Mieville
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  "One of the best young British writers. Gothic Steampunk in a well realised and believable world."
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Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos)
10.  Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos) by Dan Simmons
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  "Like the Dune books, you shouldn't let below-par sequels take the sheen off the brilliance of the original. Some great ideas in here, especially the nightmare of the cruciform... brrr..."
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Foundation: 1/3 (The Foundation Series)
11.  Foundation: 1/3 (The Foundation Series) by Isaac Asimov
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  "The great-granddaddy of the modern space opera."
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Startide Rising (Uplift)
12.  Startide Rising (Uplift) by David Brin
The list author says:
  "More great space opera, built on a truly inspired and well executed concept."
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The Sparrow
13.  The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
The list author says:
  "beautifully written and thought provoking - not afraid to confront the big issues. Lush."
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Cavalcade
14.  Cavalcade by Alison Sinclair
The list author says:
  "Follows up all those Close Encounter type stories by asking then what happens? Like a cat-flap. it's genius lies in it's simplicity."
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The Reality Dysfunction: 1/3 (Night's Dawn Trilogy)
15.  The Reality Dysfunction: 1/3 (Night's Dawn Trilogy) by Peter F. Hamilton
The list author says:
  "My fave SF trilogy EVER. If you want to know why, read it. You'll thank me for it, honest..."
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