Science Fiction Novels (part 1)

A Listmania! list by Donny "Some Dude" (Planet Earth)
 
The Man in the High Castle (Penguin Modern Classics)
1.  The Man in the High Castle (Penguin Modern Classics) by Philip K. Dick
The list author says:
  "The Man in the High Castle (1962) - Philip K. Dick's incredibly detailed masterpiece of an alternate reality after World War II. 5/5"
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Downward To The Earth (S.F. Masterworks)
2.  Downward To The Earth (S.F. Masterworks) by Robert Silverberg
The list author says:
  "Downward to the Earth (1970) - Robert Silverberg's mythical masterpiece of  one man's journey to find redemption and rebirth. 5/5"
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
3.  Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
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  "Do Android's Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) - Philip K. Dick's masterpiece of the future, and what it is to be human. The inspiration for the film Blade Runner (1982). 5/5"
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I Am Legend
4.  I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
The list author says:
  "I Am Legend (1954) - Richard Matheson's horror/sci-fi masterpiece of the last man on earth. The inspiration for the film The Omega Man (1971). 5/5"
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The Book Of Skulls (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
5.  The Book Of Skulls (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Robert Silverberg
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  "The Book of Skulls (1972) - Robert SIlverberg's haunting novel of immortality and the price at which it comes by. 4.5/5"
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Behold The Man (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
6.  Behold The Man (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Michael Moorcock
The list author says:
  "Behold the Man (1969) - Michael Moorcock's slim thought provoking time travel allegory of his view behind the life of Jesus. 4.5/5"
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Camp Concentration (Vintage)
7.  Camp Concentration (Vintage) by Thomas M. Disch
The list author says:
  "Camp Concentration (1968) - Thomas M. Disch's meaningful account of mankind's obsession with progress and their battles with inherent evil. 4.5/5"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Fahrenheit 451
8.  Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The list author says:
  "Fahrenheit 451 (1953) - Ray Bradburry's shattering vision of a future without books. Filmed in 1966 by Francois Truffaut. 4.5/5"
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The Forever War (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
9.  The Forever War (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Joe Haldeman
The list author says:
  "The Forever War (1975) - Joe Haldeman's Vietnam War account set in the distant future where soldier's fight an unknown enemy. 4/5"
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The Drowned World (S.F. Masterworks)
10.  The Drowned World (S.F. Masterworks) by J.G. Ballard
The list author says:
  "The Drowned World (1962) - J. G. Ballard's atmospheric vision of a world covered in water, and mankind's devolution of the mind. 4/5"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

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Dune
11.  Dune by Frank Herbert
The list author says:
  "Dune (1965) - Frank Herbert's imaginitive epic of the battle for the planet Arrakis. Filmed in 1984 by David Lynch. 4/5"
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A Scanner Darkly (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
12.  A Scanner Darkly (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Philip K. Dick
The list author says:
  "A Scanner Darkly (1977) - Philip K. Dick's personal account of the horrible effects of drugs on both mind and body. Filmed in 2005 by Richard Linklater. 4/5"
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The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
13.  The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Alfred Bester
The list author says:
  "The Stars My Destination (1956) - Alfred Bester's fast pace revenge tale of a man's odyssey as both killer and savior. 3.5/5"
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The Fountains Of Paradise (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
14.  The Fountains Of Paradise (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Arthur C. Clarke
The list author says:
  "The Fountains of Paradise (1979) - Arthur C. Clarke's novel of one man's ambition to create a space elevator and the historical and future relevance it carries. 3.5/5"
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Cat's Cradle (Essential Penguin)
15.  Cat's Cradle (Essential Penguin) by Kurt Vonnegut
The list author says:
  "Cat's Cradle (1963) - Kurt Vonnegut's swift telling of a man made apocalypse, and the many troubles with makind in general. 3.5/5"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

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Childhood's End
16.  Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke
The list author says:
  "Childhood's End (1951) - Arthur C. Clarke's mythological vision of the evolution of mankind and the role of extraterrestrial life. 3.5/5"
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More Than Human (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
17.  More Than Human (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Theodore Sturgeon
The list author says:
  "More Than Human (1953) - Theodore Sturgeon's somber tale of children with special powers who come together to find their place in life. 3.5/5"
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Nova (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
18.  Nova (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Samuel R. Delany
The list author says:
  "Nova (1968) - Samuel R. Delany's sordid space opera of odd societies and swashbuckling revenge. 3/5"
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This Immortal (Gollancz SF collectors' editions)
19.  This Immortal (Gollancz SF collectors' editions) by Roger Zelazny
The list author says:
  "This Immortal (1965) - Roger Zelazny's original tale of myth, immortality and a world left in ruins. 3/5"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Wanting Seed (Norton Paperback Fiction)
20.  Wanting Seed (Norton Paperback Fiction) by Anthony Burgess
The list author says:
  "The Wanting Seed (1963) - Anthony Burgess' futuristic novel of overpopulation and the strange effects which stem from it. 3/5"
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The Sirens Of Titan (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
21.  The Sirens Of Titan (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Kurt Vonnegut
The list author says:
  "The Sirens of Titan (1959) - Kurt Vonnegut's daringly original tale of the search for the meaning of life. 2.5/5"
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Starship Troopers
22.  Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
The list author says:
  "Starship Troopers (1959) - Robert A. Heinlein's military novel of one man's training and the importance of gaining citizenship. Filmed in 1996 by Paul Verhoeven. 2.5/5"
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A Case Of Conscience (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
23.  A Case Of Conscience (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by James Blish
The list author says:
  "A Case of Conscience (1959) - Jame Blish's novel of religion and the absence of God in an alien race. 2/5"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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