Genre :: Science Fiction (43 books)

  • Riddley Walker

    #457

    Riddley Walker

    by Russell Hoban

    (1 Review)

    35 Points

    "On my naming day when I come 12 I gone front spear and kilt a wyld boar he parbly ben the las wyld pig on the Bundel Downs any how there hadnt ben none for a long time befor him nor I aint looking..."

  • The Martian Chronicles

    #473

    The Martian Chronicles

    by Ray Bradbury

    (5 Reviews)

    31 Points

    "One minute it was Ohio winter, with doors closed, windows locked, the panes blind with frost, icicles fringing every roof, children skiing on slopes, housewives lumbering like great black bears in..."

  • the man in the high castle

    #499

    the man in the high castle

    by Philip K. Dick

    (3 Reviews)

    26 Points

    "For a week Mr. R. Childan had been anxiously watching the mail."

  • Little, Big

    #511

    Little, Big

    by John Crowley

    (3 Reviews)

    23 Points

    "On a certain day in June, 19--, a young man was making his way on foot northward from the great City to a town or place called Edgewood, that he had been told of but had never visited."

  • Time and Again

    #517

    Time and Again

    by Jack Finney

    (1 Review)

    21 Points

    "In shirt-sleeves, the I generally worked, I sat sketching a bar of soap taped to an upper corner of my drawing board."

  • The Left Hand of Darkness

    #519

    The Left Hand of Darkness

    by Ursula K. Le Guin

    (4 Reviews)

    21 Points

    "I’ll make my report as if I told a story, for I was taught as a child on my homeworld that Truth is a matter of the imagination. The soundest fact may fail or prevail in the style of its telling:..."

  • Cloud Atlas

    #523

    Cloud Atlas

    by David Mitchell

    (4 Reviews)

    21 Points

    "Beyond the Indian hamlet, upon a forlorn strand, I happened on a trail of recent footprints."

  • Magician

    #566

    Magician

    by Raymond E. Feist

    (4 Reviews)

    12 Points

    "The storm had broken."

  • Jurassic Park

    #582

    Jurassic Park

    by Michael Crichton

    (7 Reviews)

    9 Points

    "The late twentieth century has witnessed a scientific gold rush of astonishing proportions: the headlong and furious haste to commercialize genetic engineering."

  • The Colour of Magic

    #586

    The Colour of Magic

    by Terry Pratchett

    (5 Reviews)

    8 Points

    "In a distant and second-hand set of dimensions, in an astral plane that was never meant to fly, the curling star-mists waver and part..."