Required SF Reading - in no particular order

A Listmania! list by Mike The Magician "Mike" (Wiltshire, England)
 
The Forever War (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
1.  The Forever War (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Joe Haldeman
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  "Examines war, sexuality, relativity, ethics...and much more. Also a  good read."
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Halcyon Drift (Adventures of star-pilot Grainger / Brian Stableford)
2.  Halcyon Drift (Adventures of star-pilot Grainger / Brian Stableford) by Brian Stableford
The list author says:
  "Read this - read the whole series. Well written, fantastic escapism."
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Healer
3.  Healer by F. Paul Wilson
The list author says:
  "Thought provoking on several levels"
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The Stainless Steel Rat: The Stainless Steel Rat Book 1
4.  The Stainless Steel Rat: The Stainless Steel Rat Book 1 by Harry Harrison
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  "Science Fiction CAN be funny"
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Rendezvous With Rama
5.  Rendezvous With Rama by Sir Arthur C. Clarke CBE
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  "You have to read all four books in the Rama series - Truly a tour de force."
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The Dancers at the End of Time (Tale of the Eternal Champion)
6.  The Dancers at the End of Time (Tale of the Eternal Champion) by Michael Moorcock
The list author says:
  "Defies description, but it's Moorcock, and inevitably, brilliant."
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Destiny Doll
7.  Destiny Doll by Clifford D. Simak
The list author says:
  "Haunting"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Lord Of Light (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
8.  Lord Of Light (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Roger Zelazny
The list author says:
  "Yes, this is SF, of a sort. Strands of theology and philosophy run through it too. A masterpiece."
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Star Maker (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
9.  Star Maker (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Olaf Stapledon
The list author says:
  "This is THE BOOK. If you only ever read one SF book, make it this one."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

The Skylark of Space (Bison Frontiers of Imagination)
10.  The Skylark of Space (Bison Frontiers of Imagination) by E.E."Doc" Smith
The list author says:
  "This series, along with the Lensman series introduced me to SF. Hard to get now, but worth it."
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Rhapsody in Black
11.  Rhapsody in Black by Brian Stableford
The list author says:
  "Great book - great series of books (hooded swan series)"
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Glory Road
12.  Glory Road by Heinlein Robert A.
The list author says:
  "Seminal 70s SF"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Second Foundation (Book Three of The Foundation Series)
13.  Second Foundation (Book Three of The Foundation Series) by Isaac Asimov
The list author says:
  "Huge!  Azimov at his peak - the whole series is a triumph."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

The Man in the Maze
14.  The Man in the Maze by Robert Silverberg
The list author says:
  "Classic SF - Read it."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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