Fantasy & Gothic Blog

Science Fiction Classic: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Posted by Robert Zakes

Few stories have captured the imagination as thoroughly as Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. It's one of the best sci fi books ever written and even its title sends shivers down your spine, and makes the mind drift to adventure.

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Topics: Jules Verne, book review, sf fiction

SF Fiction Review: The Time Machine

Posted by Catherine Taylor

The Time Machine is a timeless classic of sf fiction. Whether it drives at 88 miles per hour or is bigger on the outside than the inside, the time machine has remained a steadfast pillar of science fiction. One wonders if H.G. Wells (1866–1946) knew that this would be the case when he first thought up the concept for his novel The Time Machine. Perhaps he simply wanted to tell the most fantastic story that he could, and in that regard he was completely successful. Wells’ The Time Machine stands not only as one of the original time machine stories, but also one of the best.

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Topics: book review, sf fiction, H.G. Wells

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