Category Archives: Empires

#2 – Dune Review – Frank Herbert

Summary | Review | Quotes | Buy Few books on this list have had a bigger cultural impact than Frank Herbert’s 1965 masterpiece. Often cited as the best selling science fiction novel of all time (over 10 million copies sold), … Continue reading

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#15 – Hyperion Review – Dan Simmons

Summary | Review | Buy Hyperion is one of the truly revelatory books that I came across while working my way through this list. While discovering some of the other books on this list felt like finding a $100 bill … Continue reading

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#26 – The Left Hand of Darkness Review – Ursula K Le Guin

Summary | Review | Buy The Left Hand of Darkness is the first novel on this list from a female author. And while it’s no secret that women are severely underrepresented in the world of Science Fiction, the ones that … Continue reading

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