We have collected in our material five excellent books in the science fiction genre that will captivate you for more than one hour on a cold autumn evening. We advise you to stock up on hot tea, a cozy blanket and get started.
"The Martian" Andy Weier
The main character of the book is the botanist Mark Watney, a member of the Ares-3 expedition to Mars. After a terrible storm, he remains on Mars in splendid isolation and tries to build a full-fledged life on the Red Planet. Mark is very smart and quick-witted, he will try to find a way to survive, because the available supplies will not be enough for him until the next expedition arrives. As a summary, the novel is a hymn to science and the power of the human mind and is definitely one of the books worth reading in this genre. Or, at least, watch the movie of the same name.
Genesis by David Brin
One of the science fiction books that will captivate you with its plot and interesting reflections on current topics. Once space scavenger Gerald Livingston stumbled upon a mysterious artifact of clearly extraterrestrial origin. What awaits humanity after this: contact with alien beings and the development of human civilization or a big defeat? The book will tell the reader about science, about artificial intelligence, about progress and humanity in general.
1984 by George Orwell
George Orwell's 1984 was also among the best science fiction books. The protagonist Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth and is a member of the outside party, but does not share the party ideology. One day he starts a forbidden romance with a girl named Julia, who works with him in the ministry and fully supports Winston in his views. The book will lead you to many conclusions and one of them: nothing can be worse than total lack of freedom.
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
The novel describes in annalistic form the colonization of Mars by people, as well as the opposition of local residents to strangers. The consequence of such actions will be the beginning of the Third World War on Earth. What will be its consequences and what all this will lead to, read in one of the best science fiction books "The Martian Chronicles" by Ray Bradbury. Especially the novel will appeal to everyone who loves books about the Red Planet and space exploration.
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick
At the end of 2017, the film adaptation of the sequel to this book, "Blade Runner 2049", was released, to which the attention of many moviegoers was riveted. We advise you to read how it all began in the book "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" The action takes place in an abandoned San Francisco, where alongside ordinary people there are artificial creatures androids, which are outlawed. Hunter for androids - this is the profession of the main character of the book.