Science fiction embodies any fictionally inspired written work that carries a theme referencing futuristic, scientifically technological, fantastic, or otherwise alien or otherworldly content. Examples include, but not limited to, encounters with alien life forms, space exploration, telepathy, and robotic characters.
The earliest known pure science fiction writing has been traced to novels by Jules Verne that involved fantastic exploration and encounters with unknown realms and their inhabitants. H. G. Wells is another renowned master writer of science fiction.
Here is our list of the 14 most important science fiction books of all time.