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"Call it "doomsday" lit if you will, but many novels deal with nuclear warfare and/or its after-effects. Zip up your haz-mat suit and take a look at some of them."
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"The World Set Free", written in 1914 by the same man who wrote "The Island of Doctor Moreau" is considered by many to be the first novel to foretell the use of nuclear weapons. Who is this author?
Written by David Brin, this 1985 novel was made into a movie starring Kevin Costner in 1997. Which post-apocalyptic novel is this?
"The Chrysalids" is a novel written by the same person who wrote "The Midwich Cuckoos" and "The Day of the Triffids". Who is this author?
Arthur C. Clarke
Situated in California, this 1969 novel by Roger Zelazny was made into a film in 1977. Do you know what it is?
The Martian Chronicles
I Sing the Body Electric
With the name of an ancient city-state of Mesopotamia in its title, this novel by Pat Frank takes place in Florida, USA. What is this book?
"Farnham's Freehold" is a novel with research based on the author's personal experience with building a fallout shelter under his house in Colorado. Known as the "dean of science fiction writers", who is this man?
Robert A. Heinlein
Nevil Shute wrote a novel in 1957 that was made into a movie in 1959 starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner and Fred Astaire. Set in Australia, what is the name of this book?
On the Beach
Set in England approximately two millennia after a nuclear holocaust, this 1980 novel by Russell Hoban is narrated by a young man who discovers the method to reproduce an "ancient" weapon. What is the name of this novel (and the narrator)?
Following a nuclear war, servant androids are given as an incentive to emigrants from Planet Earth. Some of the robots turn out to be "renegades" and are pursued by a bounty hunter named Richard Deckard. What novel is this?
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
After a global (presumed) nuclear war, the world is divided into three super states, one of which is called Oceania, which is further split up into four ministries (peace, plenty, love and truth). All departments are aided by the Thought Police. What novel is this?
2001: A Space Odyssey
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