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Top 20 Dystopian Novels

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Twenty of the best novels depicting a dystopian society.

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1984 by George Orwell Report Abuse
The high-water mark for dystopian novels.
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Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand Report Abuse
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Animal Farm by George Orwell Report Abuse
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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Report Abuse
Many have drawn eerie parallels between the society depicted in Huxley's Brave New World and modern industrial society.
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The Bladerunner by Alan E. Nourse Report Abuse
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The Running Man by Stephen King Report Abuse
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Swan Song by Robert R. McCammon Report Abuse
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The Wanting Seed by Anthony Burgess Report Abuse
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The Postman by David Brin Report Abuse
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The Man in the High Castle by Phillip K. Dick Report Abuse
A chilling alternate history in which the United States and the allies lose World War II to the axis powers, leading to the joint occupation of America with the Western U.S. being annexed by the Japanese Empire and the Eastern U.S. being annexed by Nazi Germany.
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Battle Royale by Koushun Takami Report Abuse
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A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess Report Abuse
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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Report Abuse
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Moscow 2042 by Vladimir Voinovich Report Abuse
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The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck Report Abuse
Sponsored by the OSS, a fore-bearer of the CIA, The Moon is Down is a propaganda novella depicting a dystopian society in Northern Europe.
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It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Louis Report Abuse
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The Turner Diaries Report Abuse
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A Scanner Darkley by Phillip K. Dick Report Abuse
Ever the master of dystopian writings, Phillip K. Dick depicts a bleak future of abusive drug use and self-destruction.
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Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk Report Abuse
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Phillip K. Dick Report Abuse
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