Science Fiction Classics

A Listmania! list by Julie Merilatt "julzddm" (Chicago, IL)
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The list author says: "Some of the best science fiction was written years ago, before Star Wars and Trek, before Light Sabres and the Enterprise. These authors have created some of the most lasting work in literature."
1984 (Signet Classics)
1.  1984 (Signet Classics) by George Orwell
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  "The Epitome of science fiction classics is 1984 by George Orwell, who taught us words like "Newspeak" and "Big Brother.""
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Fahrenheit 451
2.  Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
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  "Another one that stands the test of time is Fahrenheit 451, even though it's blasphemy in my mind to burn books."
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Brave New World
3.  Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
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  "A tragic portrayal occurs in Brave New World when an outsider tries to fathom modern society."
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The Handmaid's Tale
4.  The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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  "From a woman's perspective, we get the ever prevelant Margaret Atwood's interpretation of the future in The Handmaid's Tale."
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Never Let Me Go
5.  Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
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  "A more recent author deals with the moral implications of cloning in the future in Never Let Me Go."
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Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)
6.  Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) by Kurt Vonnegut
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  "Billy Pilgrim, a World War II veteran, becomes unstuck in time and travels to Trafalmadore, where he is put on display as a speciman in their alien zoo."
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