Science fiction in art form
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Science fiction in art form

If you like science fiction novels, make sure to brush up on these.

1984 by George Orwell

1984, George Orwell

"1984" by George Orwell is a dystopian novel (published in 1949) about a time where the public is oppressed by their government by public manipulation via the "Thought Police", by perpetual war, & by government surveillance to the Nth degree. It's eeriness as it correlates to today is striking.
Dune by Frank Herbert.

Dune, Frank Herbert

"Dune", a novel set in the distant future, by Frank Herbert is about a feudal interstellar society where high society houses own individual planets and all must answer to a controlling Emperor. A young man's family accepts the ownership of a particular planet and chaos ensues.
Neuromancer by William Gibson.

Neuromancer

"Neuromancer" by William Gibson was published in 1984 and tells the story of a washed up computer hacker who is hired by a mysterious man to complete one last job against A.I.
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein

"Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley is a book everyone on the planet knows about; and if not the book, then certainly the fictional movie character portrayed in films throughout the decades. It is the story of a scientist who creates a deranged "human-like" being in an experiment. It's really a story about humanity, I feel. It was originally published in 1818 without her name, and then in 1823 with her name attached.
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.

Fahrenheit 451

"Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury is a dystopian novel about a society that has banned books and firemen must burn any books they find. One man leaves this job to join a resistance.
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.

Ready Player 1

"Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline is a dystopian novel that follows the main character as he searches for an Easter egg in world wide virtual reality game. It was just released as a movie.
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells

War of Worlds

"War of the Worlds" by H.G. Wells is about a society that gets invaded by aliens. It was used as a practical joke via the radio on 1938 and people flipped out thinking it was real.
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