Top 10 Dystopian Science Fiction Novels

There are many of the great novels in Dystopian. Like you must have read or watched hunger games movies which is based upon the hunger games novel. Here are the top 10 Dystopian Science Fiction Novels with the names of the author.

Paris in the Twentieth Century:

            James Verne has written a famous book named as Paris in the Twentieth Century.“Paris in the Twentieth Century” is a science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The book presents Paris in August 1960, 97 years in Verne’s future, where society places value only on business and technology.

Written in 1863 but first published 131 years later (1994), the novel follows a young man who struggles unsuccessfully to live in a technologically advanced, but culturally backwards world. Often referred to as Verne’s “lost novel”, the work paints a grim, dystopian view of a technological future civilization.

Many of Verne’s predictions were remarkably on target. His publisher, Pierre-Jules Hetzel, would not release the book because he thought it was too unbelievable, and its sales prospects would be inferior to Verne’s previous work, Five Weeks in a Balloon.

Notes from Underground:

            Fyodor Dostoevsky is author of a famous book “Notes from Underground”in 1984. Notes is considered by many to be one of the first existentialist novels. It presents itself as an excerpt from the rambling memoirs of a bitter, isolated, unnamed narrator (generally referred to by critics as the Underground Man), who is a retired civil servant living in St. Petersburg. The first part of the story is told in monologue form, or the underground man’s diary, and attacks emerging Western philosophy, especially Nikolay Chernyshevsky’s What Is to Be Done? The second part of the book is called “Apropos of the Wet Snow” and describes certain events that appear to be destroying and sometimes renewing the underground man, who acts as a first person, unreliable narrator and anti-hero.

The Coming Race:

            Edward Bulwer-Lytton has written a famous book in the late 19th century known as “The Coming Race”. it is a novel written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton, and later in 1871 it was published anonymously.Some readers have believed the account of a superior subterranean master race and the energy-form called “Vril”, at least in part; some theosophists, notably Helena Blavatsky, William Scott-Elliot, and Rudolf Steiner, accepted the book as based on occult truth, in part. A 1960 book named as The Morning of the Magicians, suggested that a secret Vril Society existed in Weimar Berlin. However, there is not a single evidence of their existence. evidence for the existence of such a society.

EreWhon Over the Range:

“EreWhon Over the Range” is a book written by famous author Samuel Butlerwhich was first published anonymously in 1872.The title is also the name of a country, supposedly discovered by the protagonist. In the novel, it is not revealed where Erewhon is, but it is clear that it is a fictional country. Butler meant the title to be understood as the word “nowhere” backwards even though the letters “h” and “w” are transposed. The book is a satire on Victorian society.

The first few chapters of the novel dealing with the discovery of Erewhon are in fact based on Butler’s own experiences in New Zealand where, as a young man, he worked as a sheep farmer on Mesopotamia Station for about four years (1860–64), and explored parts of the interior of the South Island and which he wrote about in his A First Year in Canterbury Settlement (1863).

The Republic of the Future:

            Anna Bowman wrote a book named as “The Republic of the Future” first published in 1887. The book is a dystopia written in response to the utopian literature that was a dramatic and noteworthy feature of the second half of the nineteenth century.

The First Men in the Moon:

The First Men in the Moon is a logical sentiment by the English creator H. G. Wells, initially serialized in The Strand Magazine from December 1900 to August 1901 and distributed in hardcover in 1901, Dystopian Novels Pierce Brown who called it one of his “fabulous stories”. The tale recounts to the tale of an adventure to the Moon embraced by the two heroes, a specialist storyteller, Mr. Bedford, and a capricious researcher, Mr. Cavor. Bedford and Cavor find that the Moon is possessed by a refined Martiancivilization of creepy crawly like animals they call “Selenites”.

The Purple Cloud:

The Purple Cloud is a “last man” novel by the British essayist M. P. Shiel. It was distributed in 1901. H. G. Wells praised The Purple Cloud as “splendid” and H. P. Lovecraft later applauded the novel as commendable bizarre fiction, “conveyed with an ability and masterfulness missing the mark concerning genuine glory.”


TrylogiaKsiężycowa(The Lunar Trilogy or The Moon Trilogy) is a set of three of sci-fi books by the Polish author Jerzy Żuławski, composed somewhere in the range of 1901 and 1911. It has been converted into Russian, Czech, German and Hungarian, and has been reproduced a few times in Poland. They are his most popular works.

The Iron Heel:

The Iron Heel is a Dystopian novel which was written by an American author named as Jack London. He releases this novel in the 1907. This is one of the earliest Dystopian novels. This novel is based upon the “Everhard Manuscript” which was written by the Avis Everhard. This novel tells the story of the oligarchic tyranny in the United States.

The book is irregular among London’s works (and in the writing of the time all in all) in being a first-individual story of a lady hero composed by a man. A significant part of the story is set in the San Francisco Bay Area, remembering occasions for San Francisco and Sonoma County.

Lord of the World:

Robert Hugh Benson wrote a sci-fic book in 1907 named as Master of World War or also known as Lord of the World. In this book he focusses on the rule of the Antichrist and the apocalypse. It is called as the Prophetic by the Dale Alquist and the Joseph Pearce.

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