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Speculative Fiction You Won't Find In The Sci-Fi/Fantasy Row

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Signet Classics)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Signet Classics)
"The timeless children's classics that can be equally enjoyed by adults.  Revolutionized literature."
Animal Farm: Anniversary Edition
Animal Farm: Anniversary Edition
"Orwell's classic tale of a worker's revolution gone wrong with farm animals substituting for their human counterparts"
Brave New World
Brave New World
"Huxley's classic about a sterile world where babies are born in laboratories, drugs keep people in check and individuality is nonexistant"
Cat's Cradle: A Novel
Cat's Cradle: A Novel
"Wild apocalyptic tale of a dangerous substance that can put the earth in a perpetual ice age.  Vonnegut at his best"
A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
"A violent youth is given a radical treatment that does indeed "cure" him....but at what cost?  Fascinating use of a future slang which is at first confusing but becomes understandable as you read."
Dracula
Dracula
"Although Stoker didn't invent vampires, this classic is where it all really begins"
The Eyre Affair: A Thursday Next Novel
The Eyre Affair: A Thursday Next Novel
"Only detective Thursday Next stands between criminal Acheron Hades and his plan to kidnap characters from literary masterpieces.  First book of a series"
Falling Angel (Dead Letter Mystery)
Falling Angel (Dead Letter Mystery)
"Begins as a standard private eye novel and turns in to something much different with elements of voodoo and black magic.  The inferior movie Angel Heart was based on this book."
Geek Love: A Novel
Geek Love: A Novel
"Bizarre novel about a family of carnival show freaks.  Very weird stuff"
Gulliver's Travels (Signet Classics)
Gulliver's Travels (Signet Classics)
"The adventures of Lemuel Gulliver.  Classic"
The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale
"Haunting, wicked satire of a near future where women's lives are strictly controlled in a society run by  far- right fanatics."
Interview with the Vampire
Interview with the Vampire
"The first book of Rice's Vampire Chronicles.  Read the first 3 books then do yourself a favor and stop"
Jitterbug Perfume
Jitterbug Perfume
"A large cast of characters all in search of immortality and/or the perfect perfume.  Robbins best"
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
"A coming of age story featuring.......Jesus.  This is my favorite Moore novel and rather than list them all, let me just say that all his books are a kick.."
The Metamorphosis (Bantam Classics)
The Metamorphosis (Bantam Classics)
"Gregor Samsa wakes to find that he has been transformed into a gigantic insect. Not without it's humorous moments, but ultimately a very sad story"
The Sirens of Titan: A Novel
The Sirens of Titan: A Novel
"My favorite Vonnegut novel"
Slaughterhouse-Five
Slaughterhouse-Five
"LISTEN: Billy Pilgrim has become unstuck in time.  Vonnegut classic and one of the great antiwar novels"
The Stand: Expanded Edition: For the First Time Complete and Uncut (Signet)
The Stand: Expanded Edition: For the First Time Complete and Uncut (Signet)
"King's epic about a world devastated by plague and the fantastic struggle between good and evil in the aftermath"
The Talisman
The Talisman
"A boy journeys between two worlds as he makes his way across a nightmare America in the hopes of winning the prize that can save his dying mother's life"
Time's Arrow
Time's Arrow
"An attempt to explain the unexplainable-the Holocaust.  The narrative flows backwards like a movie played in reverse."
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Novel
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: A Novel
"A real page turner with bizarre events that may or may not be connected.  Leaves you with more questions than answers, but, a marvelous book"