The theme this week is Top Ten Books If You Are In The Mood For Sci Fi.
In retrospect, it's probably not the best week to have chosen to join in as I haven't read an awful lot of sci-fi, but I've decided to go ahead anyway. This is my list (I'll try for 10!).
1) 1984 by George Orwell
|If you haven't read this, then you're probably living in an alternative|
universe. Or you don't read. Fab book. (Duh).
|Again, it's likely you have read it, but if you haven't -|
go forth! Another dystopia, and completely
|(The hardback I read had a much cooler cover under the|
dust jacket. Alas can't find a picture of it). Margaret Atwood
at her best. Horrifying, but amazing.
|Much more modern one here. I loved it.|
From start to finish. I've heard it called a YA,
but I think any reader would enjoy this.
|Another very obvious one. I studied this at school and,|
though a lot of it is over-referenced and a little obvious,
it's a great story.
|This is kind of a YA fantasy/sci-fi cross over, I'm|
not sure how you would classify it. It's a beautiful
coming of age/mystical/magical bizarre concoction
|I'm not really sure whether this is classed as sci-fi or not|
to be honest. Where does the genre end/begin? Anyway,
I loved this book so much (the film was inferior) and
the way in which the story unravelled in such a non-
|Some die-hard Ishiguro fans see this as a dip|
in his work; writing for popularity rather literature.
I love it, couldn't put it down, and have reread it loads.