Monday, December 19, 2005

The top 20 "geek novels"

From Jack Schofield


What are the top 20 "geek novels"?



Bold them, if you've read them......


1. The HitchHiker's Guide to the Galaxy -- Douglas Adams

2. Nineteen Eighty-Four -- George Orwell

3. Brave New World -- Aldous Huxley

4. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? -- Philip Dick

5. Neuromancer -- William Gibson

6. Dune -- Frank Herbert

7. I, Robot -- Isaac Asimov

8. Foundation -- Isaac Asimov

9. The Colour of Magic -- Terry Pratchett

10. Microserfs -- Douglas Coupland

11. Snow Crash-- Neal Stephenson

12. Watchmen -- Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons

13. Cryptonomicon -- Neal Stephenson

14. Consider Phlebas -- Iain M Banks

15. Stranger in a Strange Land -- Robert Heinlein

16. The Man in the High Castle -- Philip K Dick

17. American Gods -- Neil Gaiman

18. The Diamond Age -- Neal Stephenson

19. The Illuminatus! Trilogy -- Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson

20. Trouble with Lichen - John Wyndham

Thanks Morgan


>JjV<

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That's the whole problem with science. You've got a bunch of empiricists
trying to describe things of unimaginable wonder.
- Calvin



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