How we saw the future

Nick Bown
Nick Bown
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The future was better in the past - a selection of science fiction
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The immensely popular H.P. Lovecraft weaves a tale of exploration and danger in the barren Antarctic, a place covered with ice but teeming with the unexpected.
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Almost literary in its wordcraft, Suzanne Church's Elements contains a collection of unforgettable speculative fiction that ranges from the dark to the surreal.
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We must escape - the world is ending. Bring wine, cheese, and a spaceship capable of containing all of humanity. (Don't forget the bread.)
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More classic sci-fi - a race against time to save the human race from a space-plague that could put in jeopardy their fragile colonisation of Mars.
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For those of us who are scared that aliens are evil, but excited that they might make excellent pizza.
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Rex Chase is the Jason Bourne of the 1930s.
Rex Chase: A Novel, Tim Wheat
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What is it to be human?
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It's possible that all English-language sci-fi from 1945 onwards is just a way of avoiding talking about war by talking about... war in space.
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A classic tale of freedom fighting against an evil queen who has seized power unlawfully.
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Philip K. Dick is one of the original masters of sci-fi - a must-read.
The Gun, Philip Dick
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Not just a famous story about teleportation, Jumper charts Davy Rice's adventures and his journey to find out more about his mother.
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This powerful series of short stories from the masterful Ray Bradbury tell the remarkable tales of a man's tattoo. Each comes to life and makes a prediction about the future.
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Credited for inventing the concepts of virtual reality and cyberspace, Neuromancer is also the book that inspired The Matrix films. One of the most influential science fiction novels of our time.
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Winner of the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, and every science fiction award under the sun, Le Guin's The Lathe of Heaven is a monumental novel of towering importance. In the book a man's dreams have the power to change the fabric of reality. You might argue that such a thing could come true.
The Lathe of Heaven, Ursula Le Guin
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