Best Sci-fi Books of All Time


By Ada Kohli
Published Sept 9, 2021

Hindustan Times


The Lord of The Rings Series

Frodo, a shy hobbit inherits a powerful evil gold ring from his uncle Bilbo Baggins and must destroy it at all costs

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

A comedy science fiction by Douglas Adams, it mocks modern society with humour and cynicism

The Dune Chronicles

A story about a boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family who is tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only valuable thing is the spice


Published in 1949 by George Orwell, 1984 is based on a totalitarian and bureaucratic world


The book is about the corrupting influence of technology and the dangers of scientific knowledge without understanding

Ender's Game

A science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card about Ender Wiggin, a child prodigy and mankind's best hope for victory in a war against an alien race

2001: A Space Odyssey

After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the Lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputers

A Clockwork Orange

A first-person account of a juvenile delinquent who undergoes state-sponsored psychological rehabilitation for his irregular behaviour

Fahrenheit 451

Set in a dystopian society that burns books in order to control dangerous ideas and unhappy concepts, the book takes a stance against censorship 

A Song Of Ice And Fire Series

Written by George R.R. Martin, the book is about a power struggle for the Iron Throne following the death of King Robert

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