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    1984 by George Orwell

1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's prophetic, nightmare vision in 1949 of the world we were becoming is timelier than ever. "1984" is still the great modern classic "negative Utopia" - a startling original and haunting novel that creates an imaginary world that is completely convincing from the first sentence to the last four words.

Year: 1949
Genre: DystopianScience FictionSoft SF

    Dune by Frank Herbert

Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the “spice” melange, a drug capable of extending life and enhancing consciousness. Coveted across the known universe, melange is a prize worth killing for....

Year: 1965
Genre: Science FictionSoft SF

    The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

A lone human ambassador is sent to the icebound planet of Winter, a world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants' gender is fluid. His goal is to facilitate Winter's inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the strange, intriguing culture he encounters...

Year: 1969
Genre: Science FictionSoft SF




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-- -- --1949 1984   by George Orwell
-- -- --1953 Fahrenheit 451   by Ray Bradbury
-- -- --1961 Stranger in a Strange Land   by Robert A. Heinlein
-- -- --1965 Dune   by Frank Herbert
-- -- --1969 Dune Messiah   by Frank Herbert
-- -- --1969 The Left Hand of Darkness   by Ursula K. Le Guin
-- -- --1970 Whipping Star   by Frank Herbert
-- -- --1976 Children of Dune   by Frank Herbert
-- -- --1977 The Dosadi Experiment   by Frank Herbert
-- -- --1981 God Emperor of Dune   by Frank Herbert
-- -- --1984 Heretics of Dune   by Frank Herbert
-- -- --1985 Chapterhouse: Dune   by Frank Herbert