The ship of a million years’ by Poul Anderson. Ten immortal through the history persecuted by darkness as searching each other until they agree on the time of take-off aerospace. Together they decide that fate gives them their particular morphology is to explore the infinity of the cosmos. Anderson, of Scandinavian origin, is one of the lead authors of the golden age of fantasy and science fiction American. Philip K. Dick made him star in the story ‘water spider’.
‘Darwin’s Radio’ by Greg Bear – A sexually transmitted virus spreads over the land, causing an alarming number of mutations in unborn foetuses carrying stillborn children. However, the changes seen in your body seem to indicate a phenomenon of speciation, a drastic evolutionary change. Greg Bear’s Nebula Award Science Fiction and author of a prequel to Fuindacin Asimov. His stories have been praised by Doris Lessing and son of the previous author, Poul Anderson.
‘The Martian Chronicles’ by Ray Bradbury – A classic for sure, which chronicles the unfortunate developments of human colonization of the planet Mars and its failures to apprehend the difference, distance or loneliness. Bradbury, famous for his other great novel Fahrenheit 451 is one of the most significant authors of the twentieth century for its ability to illustrate dramas about the human condition under the garb of fantasy and science fiction.
‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep’ by Philip K. Dick – No, not enough to have seen Blade Runner, you have to read the dense story that inspired it. In a world polluted and dying andrillos Rick Deckard chases, synthetic life forms are ignoring that. A disturbing reflection on what it gives and takes away humanity. Dick is the master of using science fiction to explore the limits of psychology and the possibilities of the mind, which make it an absolute cult author.
‘Solaris’ by Stanislav Lem – A space station orbiting the planet Solaris, consisting of a single uninterrupted ocean. The scientists who inhabit it tries to contact alien intelligence that perceives on the planet, but their efforts have no other response than to bring out their repressed traumas, leaving bare psychologically. Along with Dick and Robert A. Heinlein, Lem form the trio of visionaries who shaped line psicologicista contemporary science fiction.
‘Canopus in Argos’ by Doris Lessing – Actually it is a series of five volumes in which a space-faring civilization is described. Doris Lessing’s Nobel Prize for Literature 2007 and despite his role as a writer of science fiction is the least known, in this series we found his favorite themes: power and corruption, gender relations, violence, culture and policy.
’20, 000 Leagues under the Sea ‘by Jules Verne – One of the stones thousands of nineteenth-century science fiction. A group of researchers are kidnapped by the feared Captain Nemo, stateless pirate and possesses the first submarine in history. A pocket encyclopaedia containing all the knowledge of the time on marine engineering and marine science, punctuated by scenes inevitable best tradition adventurous as fighting giant squid.
‘The War of the Worlds’, in H. G. Wells – The moment he was born the modern science fiction. The narrator becomes involuntary correspondent invasion of Earth by Martians, from its mysterious and gargantuan landing to the desperate attempts subsistence end of the human species, reduced to savagery by the destructive power of the enemy. He has had countless adaptations to other media, which still defies the vividness and nerve in his prose.