simply some of the best sf, in no particular order

A Listmania! list by P. Perry "food utensil critic" (UK)
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Look To Windward
1.  Look To Windward by Iain M. Banks
The list author says:
  "Banksie's best, and that says something. even better than Use of Weapons."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (127 customer reviews)

Rats and Gargoyles
2.  Rats and Gargoyles by Mary Gentle
The list author says:
  "extraordinary. Gentle has made a playground of arcane lore, and it's fun to play in"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Cryptonomicon
3.  Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
The list author says:
  "who could have thought a 900 page novel about maths and cryptography could be so humane and entertaining?"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (154 customer reviews)

Red Mars (Mars Trilogy)
4.  Red Mars (Mars Trilogy) by Kim Stanley Robinson
The list author says:
  "the first of Stan's incredible story of our journey to and colonisation of our nearest neighbour"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews)

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Shadow and Claw: The First Half of the Book of the New Sun
5.  Shadow and Claw: The First Half of the Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe
The list author says:
  "the start of one of the finest works in modern literature. read it now."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass"
6.  His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass" by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "deserves all the plaudits it got. the most adult themes, amazing writing."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (491 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Watchmen
7.  Watchmen by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "yes it's a comicbook. yes it's literature. yes you should read it."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (264 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

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The Prestige (GOLLANCZ S.F.)
8.  The Prestige (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Christopher Priest
The list author says:
  "Priest is one of the best Brit writers around. this tale of rival Victorian stage magicians is his best - so far"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
9.  The Stars My Destination (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Alfred Bester
The list author says:
  "it should be called Tiger! Tiger! but it is still one of the best sci fi novels ever written"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews)

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Helliconia Spring (Helliconia Trilogy, Book 1)
10.  Helliconia Spring (Helliconia Trilogy, Book 1) by Brian W. Aldiss
The list author says:
  "had to include some Aldiss, so the first of his magnificent Helliconia trilogy seems a good idea"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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