Book 6: R.U.R.
My review of the amazing R.U.R., the first story to make use of the word robot!
Why I Love Robots
The next story on my list is the play R.U.R by Czech writer Karl Capek. That review will come shortly, but I wanted to write a pre-post as it were about robots in general and why I’m so fascinated by them.
Book 5: The War of the Worlds
My review of The War of the Worlds, the fifth book on my list of the best sci-fi novels of all time and the first to include aliens!
Today I’d like to talk a little bit about the post-utopian theme found in The Time Machine (and other sci-fi stories of course).
If I may, I’d like to take a moment to talk about science fact today rather than science fiction.
The Mad Scientist Narrative Arc
Let’s talk a little bit about what I like to call the Mad Scientist Plot Line or Narrative Arc. I outlined this particular series of events in my post on The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Book 4: The Time Machine
My review of The Time Machine by H. G. Wells. What a classic!
Book 3: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
My book review of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the third book on my list of the best science fiction novels of all time, and easily one of my favourites.
Book 2: Journey to the Center of the Earth
My review of Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne, the second book on my sci-fi list.
Book 1: Frankenstein
“By the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open…”