I was already a science-fiction reader before I found Dogsbody. Start with just this one book and stop reading them when its right.
This list is just the beginning.
The City and the Stars was a magnificent shock to the system. Hard science fiction and Soft science fiction Science Fiction has historically been sub-divided between hard science fiction and soft science fiction - with the division centering on the feasibility of the science central to the story.
The same study also found that students who read science fiction are much more likely than other students to believe that contacting extraterrestrial civilizations is both possible and desirable.
But little by little Montag gets converted to reading, and finally joins the underground: Stapledon was an exile, his childhood spent between Egypt and England. As one anonymous critic put it: The idea of AI constructs taking on humans, technology as a drug, virtual worlds where battles can occur, are all either originated or defined clearly within Neuromancer.
He pushes the medium. The pictures cause us, the readers, to sway slightly as we suspend our disbelief; they look like proof of something we know is unprovable.
Miller was, as his many short stories show, well capable of imagining far-future worlds. Of course Neuromancer is most known as the blueprint for The Matrix, but has always been regarded as a seminal work in the sci-fi world.
All the familiar characters are there, but the whole thing gets taken even further, beyond the special effects budget of even a Spielberg movie.
How they navigate the territory that they find themselves in is, I suppose, a kind of metaphor for the process of growing up. Montag, the main character, is a "Fireman": Vision of the future Read it and you will be forever changed. In this world, society views the crime as perfectly legal, if something of a novelty.
Instead of books the public is offered conformity via four-wall TV, with the sound piped directly into their heads via shell-shaped earbuds a brilliant proleptic leap on the part of Bradbury.
It caught my attention because Butler was described as a science-fiction writer.
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To celebrate the opening of the British Library's science fiction exhibition Out of this World, we asked leading SF writers to choose their favourite novel or author in the genre.Download