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The Top 10 Best Science Fiction Books

The Top 10 Best Science Fiction Books
Before the comments fill up with “Why didn’t you include this” and various slights against our personal and professional integrity, this is just a list of ten great science fiction novels, not in order, and by no means the top ten ever produced. ‘Ten of the best’, not ‘the ten best’. That being said, please post up your own favourites, as we’re always looking for new things to read. 10. The Moon Is A Harsh MistressPublished: 1966 Author: Robert Heinlein Awards: Hugo (1967), Nebula (1966), Prometheus, (1983)Buy it on Amazon Heinlein’s elegantly constructed novel evokes some of the finest traditions in science fiction, with a near-future setting on the mongrel colony of Luna, which is preparing its revolution against the tyrannical rule of Earth. 9. | Kindle Edition 8. It’s nigh-on impossible to talk seriously about the post-apocalyptic subgenre of science fiction without mentioning Walter M Miller Jr’s A Canticle For Leibowitz. 7. | Kindle Edition 6. | Kindle Edition 5. | Kindle Edition 4.

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