Tolkien Gestures: The Inevitable Sequel

Yes, I really can’t stay away!

To follow up on Tolkien Gestures, this year I am heading back to my native genre for a read through of disaster and dystopian fiction through the ages. For want of a more catchy title I’m calling it Dark Futures.

Click through for the proposed list for far!

(1) The Time Machine – HG Wells (1895)
(2) Brave New World – Aldous Huxley (1932)
(3) 1984 – George Orwell (1948)
(4) Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury (1953)
(5) I am Legend – Richard Matheson (1954)
(6) On the Beach – Neil Shute (1957)
(7) A Canticle for Leibowitz – Walter M Miller Jnr (1960)
(8) A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess (1962)
(9) The Drowned World – J G Ballard (1962)
(10) Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said – Phillip K Dick (1974)
(11) Neuromancer – William Gibson (1984)
(12) The Hand Maidens Tale – Margaret Atwood (1985)
(13) Children of the Dust – Louise Lawrence (1985)
(14) The Postman – David Brin (1985)
(15) The Children of Men – P D James (1992)
(16) Jennifer Government – Max Barry (2003)
(17) World War Z – Max Brooks (2006)
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Theres a few slots left, and any suggestions would be warmly received at the GS Forum thread here:

http://www.thecomicforums.com/forum2/index.php?showtopic=175535

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