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75 Essential Classic Science Fiction Novels

There are many fascinating science fiction novels, but these are the essential classics in my opinion.
I tried to consider only science fiction and not to include fantasy or horror books, but in some cases it is not possible to draw a clear distinction.
Also check out part II + III of this list!
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A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
A Clockwork Orange (Anthony Burgess)
2
Martian Chronicles
Martian Chronicles
3
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
4
The Left Hand of Darkness
The Left Hand of Darkness
5
The Dispossessed
The Dispossessed
6
Lord of Light
Lord of Light
7
The Sheep Look Up (John Brunner)
The Sheep Look Up (John Brunner)
8
Stand on Zanzibar
Stand on Zanzibar
9
Riverworld Saga
Riverworld Saga
10
The Lovers
The Lovers
11
The Mote in God's Eye
The Mote in God's Eye
12
Ringworld (Larry Niven)
Ringworld (Larry Niven)
13
Neuromancer (William Gibson)
Neuromancer (William Gibson)
14
Snow Crash
Snow Crash
15
The Rediscovery of Man
The Rediscovery of Man
16
Replay
Replay
17
1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
18
We
We
19
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
20
Lensmen Saga (E. E. Smith)
Lensmen Saga (E. E. Smith)
21
The Uplift Saga (David Brin)
The Uplift Saga (David Brin)
22
Consider Phlebas
Consider Phlebas
23
The Forever War (Joe Haldeman)
The Forever War (Joe Haldeman)
24
Dune
Dune
25
Solaris (Stanislaw Lem)
Solaris (Stanislaw Lem)
26
The Cyberiad
The Cyberiad
27
Star Diaries (Stanislav Lem)
Star Diaries (Stanislav Lem)
28
The Invincible (Lem)
The Invincible (Lem)
29
The Futurological Congress (Stanislaw Lem)
The Futurological Congress (Stanislaw Lem)
30
The Doomed City (Strugatsky)
The Doomed City (Strugatsky)
31
Beetle in the Anthill (Strugatsky)
Beetle in the Anthill (Strugatsky)
32
Roadside Picnic
Roadside Picnic
33
Hard to Be a God (Arkady and Boris Strugatsky)
Hard to Be a God (Arkady and Boris Strugatsky)
34
The Demolished Man
The Demolished Man
35
The Stars My Destination (Alfred Bester)
The Stars My Destination (Alfred Bester)
36
The War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds
37
The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)
The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)
38
The Island of Doctor Moreau
The Island of Doctor Moreau
39
Frankenstein
Frankenstein
40
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
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