THE TWENTY SCIENCE FICTION NOVELS THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

I thought it would be nice to add some comments about them, done in the minimal amount of words, as befitting a top twenty list:

Frankenstein (1818), by Mary Shelley
The Time Machine (1895), by H.G. Wells
At the Mountains of Madness (1931), by H.P. Lovecraft
I, Robot (1955), by Isaac Asimov
The Dispossessed (1974), by Ursula LeGuin
Kindred (1979), by Octavia Butler
Wizard (1979), by John Varley
Consider Phlebas (1987), by Iain M. Banks
He, She, and It (1991), by Marge Piercy
Sarah Canary (1991), by Karen Joy Fowler
A Fire Upon the Deep (1992), by Vernor Vinge
The Bohr Maker (1995), by Linda Nagata
The Sparrow (1996), by Mary Doria Russell
Cryptonomicon (2000), by Neal Stephenson
The Mount (2002), by Carol Emschwiller
Perdido Street Station (2002), by China Mieville
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom (2003), by Cory Doctorow
Pattern Recognition (2003), by William Gibson
Newton’s Wake (2004), by Ken MacLeod

Glasshouse (2006), by Charles Stross

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