If you’re an everyday reader, you’ve probably read some interesting science fiction along the line – but have you read some famous classics that end up on reader’s lists every year? Because we love sci-fi, from the awesome movies we’re all familiar with such as Blade Runner and The Matrix just to name two, we have some classic sci-fi novel suggestions for you!
The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells
When many people think of H.G. Wells, this is the novel that comes to mind. In Wells’ classic that turned into an unforgettable movie adaptation, a Martian invasion takes place in the nineteenth century, forever changing the world around it and causing mass chaos across the land. If you haven’t read the novel or seen the movie, you absolutely have to!
The Time Machine, H.G. Wells
The Time Machine is another H.G. Wells classic you don’t want to miss, because we love Wells and all his concepts that pass the test of time! You will be surprised with how political this sci-fi novel becomes, as well as how it relates to our modern times – and how humans must change before their future turns into everything they wish it wouldn’t. Mind boggling and attention-grabbing, The Time Machine cannot be missed.
The Lost World, Arthur Conan Doyle
In this classic tale that follows Professor George Edward Challenger, it is believed that dinosaurs still roam the Earth – but how will he prove it? Very quickly, on a journey with a skeptical journalist who wants to see it with his own eyes, this tale of disbelief and wonder turns into one of survival. At times, your sides will be split by the abrupt humor, and at other times you’ll be at the end of your seat wondering what will happen to the beloved characters.
Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
This is one you’ve almost positively heard of or even seen on the big screen at some point in your life. Mary Shelley’s classic, Frankenstein, follows the doctor Victor Frankenstein as he puts together a body that he wants to bring to life to prove to everyone that it can be done. However, he gets something he never expected – a hideous creature that cannot be stopped. This is a classic that is on everyone’s must-read list, especially if you are a fan of both sci-fi and horror!
She, H. Rider Haggard
Ayesha, the immortal white queen of an African tribe, pays tribute to a mythological figure and demands that she be obeyed. In our modern times where women are seen as empowered and enlightened, this is a great one to pick up for a classic take on powerful women who can’t be stopped.
Pick up some of these classics for your Kindle and let us know which ones are your favorite!