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The Stars My Destination is a science fiction novel by Alfred Bester . Originally serialized in Galaxy magazine in four parts beginning with the October 1956 issue, [ 1 ] it first appeared in book form in the United Kingdom as Tiger! Tiger! – after William Blake 's poem " The Tyger ", the first verse of which is printed as the first page of the novel [ 2 ] – and the book remains widely known under that title in markets where this edition was circulated.
Nothing is better than finishing a brilliant science fiction novel knowing that it is only the first in a series. Some of the greatest minds in sci-fi have used the series format to create complex and thrilling universes for their story characters to exist in, while others have created dystopian (and utopian) future environments on earth. This list takes the best of the science fiction series genre and attempts to rank them – a difficult (and obviously subjective) task. For your reading pleasure, here are the 15 greatest science fiction book series. Vorkosigan Saga
Cloud Atlas is a 2004 novel, the third book by British author David Mitchell . It consists of six nested stories that take the reader from the remote South Pacific in the nineteenth century to a distant, post-apocalyptic future. It won the British Book Awards Literary Fiction Award and the Richard & Judy Book of the Year award, and was short-listed for the 2004 Booker Prize , Nebula Award , Arthur C. Clarke Award , and other awards. [ edit ] Plot summary
The Brothers Karamazov ( Russian : Братья Карамазовы Brat'ya Karamazovy , pronounced [ˈbratʲjə kərɐˈmazəvɨ] ) is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky . Dostoyevsky spent nearly two years writing The Brothers Karamazov , which was published as a serial in The Russian Messenger and completed in November 1880. Dostoyevsky intended it to be the first part in an epic story titled The Life of a Great Sinner , [ 1 ] but he died less than four months after its publication. The Brothers Karamazov is a passionate philosophical novel that enters deeply into the ethical debates of God , free will , and morality . It is a spiritual drama of moral struggles concerning faith, doubt, and reason , set against a modernizing Russia. Dostoyevsky composed much of the novel in Staraya Russa , which inspired the main setting. [ 2 ] Since its publication, it has been acclaimed all over the world by intellectuals as one of the supreme achievements in literature.