From Samuel Delany’s Dhalgren to Philip K. Dick’s Ubik and David Gerrold’s The Man Who Folded Himself….a few odd tales from Science Fiction that became classics of the field, well worth a read.
You want a really weird ride? A science fiction or fantasy epic that stretches your brain like taffy and ties it into strange irregular shapes? Forget television or movies: books are where the really off-kilter stories are told in speculative fiction.
Thought I was doing pretty well, until I got to Butler, Emshwiller and Harkaway, an author I had never before heard of, and I'm not sure a six-year-old book can be considered a classic -- especially since the compiler of the list seems to have completely overlooked Greg Bear and Gene Wolfe, among others I might have put forward.
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