Genre Information At the Circulating Library

Genre: Science Fiction

Description: The following novels include speculative elements such as technological innovations, space travel, or time travel; futuristic settings such as utopias or dystopias; or extraterrestrial contact.

References: Sutherland; Darko Suvin, Victorian Science Fiction in the UK: The Discourses of Knowledge and of Power (G. K. Hall, 1983)

  1. Henry J. Forrest.  A Dream of Reform.  1 vol.  London: John Chapman, 1848.
  2. Alphonse de Lamartine.  France and England: A Vision of the Future.  1 vol.  London: H. G. Clarke & Co., 1848.
  3. Charles Rowcroft.  The Triumph of Woman: A Christmas Story.  1 vol.  London: Parry, 1848.
  4. Anonymous.  The Last Peer: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1851.
  5. Robert Pemberton.  The Happy Colony.  1 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1854.
  6. Sydney Whiting.  Heliondé: or, Adventures in the Sun.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1855.
  7. Hermann Lang.  The Air-Battle: A Vision of the Future.  1 vol.  London: William Penny, 1859.
  8. Chrysostom Trueman.  The History of a Voyage to the Moon, with an account of the Adventurers' Subsequent Narrative.  1 vol.  London: Lockwood and Co., 1864.
  9. William Harrison Ainsworth.  Auriol: or, The Elixir of Life.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1865.
  10. William Stephens Hayward.  The Cloud King: or, Up in the Air, and Down in the Sea.  1 vol.  London: Darton and Hodge, 1865.
  11. Clara de Chatelain.  The Sedan-Chair, and Sir Wilfred's Seven Flights.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1866.
  12. Edwin Fairburn.  The Ships of Tarshish: A Sequel to Sue's "Wandering Jew".  1 vol.  London: Arthur Hall, 1867.
  13. Sir Arthur Helps.  Realmah.  2 vol.  London: Macmillan, 1868.
  14. Henry Nelson O'Neil.  Two Thousand Years Hence.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1868.
  15. Edward Bulwer Lytton.  The Coming Race.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1871.
  16. Sir George Tomkyns Chesney.  The Battle of Dorking: Reminiscences of a Volunteer.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1871.
  17. Pieter Harting.  Anno Domini 2071.  1 vol.  London: William Tegg, 1871.
  18. His Royal Highness Mammoth Martinet.  The Gorilla Origin of Man: or, The Darwin Theory of Development, Confirmed from Recent Travels.  1 vol.  London: Frederick Farrah, 1871.
  19. John Francis Maguire.  The Next Generation.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1871.
  20. Samuel Butler.  Erewhon: or, Over the Range.  1 vol.  London: Trübner, 1872.
  21. Jules Verne.  Journey to the Centre of the Earth.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1872.
  22. Edward Maitland.  By and By: An Historical Romance of the Future.  3 vol.  London: Bentley, 1873.
  23. Robert Ellis Dudgeon.  Colymbia.  1 vol.  London: Trübner, 1873.
  24. Benjamin Lumley.  Another World: or, Fragments from the Star City of Montalluyah.  1 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1873.
  25. John Edward Jenkins.  Little Hodge.  1 vol.  London: Henry S. King, 1873.
  26. Jules Verne.  From the Earth to the Moon Direct in 97 Hours 20 Minutes; and a Trip Around It.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1873.
  27. Jules Verne.  Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1873.
  28. Andrew Blair.  Annals of the Twenty-Ninth Century: or, The Autobiography of the Tenth President.  3 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1874.
  29. Edward James Mortimer Collins.  Transmigration.  3 vol.  London: Hurst and Blackett, 1874.
  30. Ellis James Davis.  Pyrna, A Commune: or, Under the Ice.  1 vol.  London: Bickers, 1875.
  31. Anonymous.  Etymonia.  1 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1875.
  32. Arthur Penrice.  Skyward and Earthward.  1 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1875.
  33. Jules Verne.  The Mysterious Island.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1875.
  34. Ellis James Davis.  Coralia: A Plaint of Futurity.  1 vol.  London: Samuel Tinsley, 1876.
  35. Jules Verne.  The Child of the Cavern: or, Strange Doings Underground.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1877.
  36. Edmond Francois Valentin About.  Colonel Fougas' Mistake.  2 vol.  London: Remington, 1878.
  37. Jules Verne.  Hector Servadac: or, The Career of a Comet.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1878.
  38. Henry Crocker Marriott Watson.  Erchomenon: or, The Republic of Materialism.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1879.
  39. Sir George Tomkyns Chesney.  The New Ordeal.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1879.
  40. James Payn.  High Spirits, Being Certain Stories Written in Them.  3 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1879.
  41. William Delisle Hay.  The Doom of the Great City: Being the Narrative of a Survivor, Written A.D. 1942.  1 vol.  London: Newman and Co., 1880.
  42. Jules Verne.  The Begum's Fortune.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1880.
  43. Percy Greg.  Across the Zodiac: The Story of a Wrecked Record.  2 vol.  London: Trübner, 1880.
  44. William Delisle Hay.  Three Hundred Years Hence: or, A Voice from Posterity.  1 vol.  London: Newman and Co., 1881.
  45. Philip Stewart Robinson.  Under the Punkah.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1881.
  46. Anonymous.  The Dawn of the Twentieth Century: A Novel, Social and Political.  3 vol.  London: Remington, 1882.
  47. Anthony Trollope.  The Fixed Period: A Novel.  2 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1882.
  48. Walter Besant.  The Revolt of Man.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1882.
  49. Nunsowe Green.  A Thousand Years Hence: Being Personal Experiences as Narrated by Nunsowe Green, Esq.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1882.
  50. Edgar Luderne Welch.  The Monster Municipality: or, Gog and Magog Reformed. A Dream.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1882.
  51. Edgar Luderne Welch.  How John Bull Lost London: or, The Capture of the Channel Tunnel.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1882.
  52. Anonymous.  The Battle of the Moy: or, How Ireland Gained her Independence 1892-1894.  1 vol.  London: Sonnenschein, 1883.
  53. Wladislaw Somerville Lach-Szyrma.  Aleriel: or, A Voyage to Other Worlds. A Tale.  1 vol.  London: Wyman and Sons, 1883.
  54. Anonymous.  Politics and Life in Mars: A Story of a Neighbouring Planet.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1883.
  55. Max Adeler.  Transformations.  1 vol.  London: Ward, Lock, 1883.
  56. Arthur Montagu Brookfield.  Simiocracy: A Fragment from Future History.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1884.
  57. Edwin Abbott Abbott.  Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions.  1 vol.  London: Seeley, 1884.
  58. Grant Allen.  Strange Stories.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1884.
  59. Edward Bellamy.  Dr. Heidenhoff's Process.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1884.
  60. Edward A. Robinson.  The Disk: A Prophetic Reflection.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1884.
  61. Anonymous.  Darkness and Dawn: The Peaceful Birth of a New Age.  1 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1884.
  62. Clement Wise.  Darkness and Dawn: The Peaceful Birth of a New Age.  1 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1884.
  63. Thomas Greer.  A Modern Daedalus.  1 vol.  London: Griffith and Farran, 1885.
  64. Richard Jefferies.  After London: or, Wild England.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1885.
  65. Anonymous.  The Fall of the Great Republic (1886-88).  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1885.
  66. Parker Gillmore.  The Amphibion's Voyage.  1 vol.  London: W. H. Allen, 1885.
  67. BTAO "Sleepy Sketches".  John Haile: A Story of Successful Failure.  3 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1885.
  68. Anonymous.  The New Democracy: A Fragment of Caucusian History.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1885.
  69. James Howard Bridge.  A Fortnight in Heaven: An Unconventional Romance.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1886.
  70. Frederick Gustavus Burnaby.  Our Radicals: A Tale of Love and Politics.  2 vol.  London: Bentley, 1886.
  71. Joseph Carne-Ross.  Quintura: Its Singular People and Remarkable Customs.  1 vol.  London: John Maxwell, 1886.
  72. Charles Howard Hinton.  Scientific Romances.  1 vol.  London: Sonnenschein, 1886.
  73. Edward Heneage Dering.  In the Light of the Twentieth Century.  1 vol.  London: John Hodges, 1886.
  74. Andrew Lang.  In the Wrong Paradise and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1886.
  75. Thomas Lee.  Falsivir's Travels: The Remarkable Adventures of J. Falsivir, Seaman.  1 vol.  : [None], 1886.
  76. Edward Lester.  The Siege of Bodike: A Prophecy of Ireland's Future.  1 vol.  Manchester: John Heywood, 1886.
  77. William Minto.  The Crack of Doom: A Novel.  3 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1886.
  78. Jules Verne.  Mathias Sandorf.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1886.
  79. William Joseph Cosens Lancaster.  The Log of the "Flying Fish": A Story of Aerial and Submarine Peril and Adventure.  1 vol.  London: Blackie, 1887.
  80. William Henry Hudson.  A Crystal Age.  1 vol.  London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1887.
  81. A Captain of the Royal Navy.  The Battle off Worthing: Why the Invaders never got to Dorking. A Prophecy.  1 vol.  London: London Literary Society, 1887.
  82. Alfred Taylor Schofield.  Travels in the Interior: or, The Wonderful Adventures of Luke and Belinda.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1887.
  83. Edgar Luderne Welch.  The Mystery of the Shroud: A Tale of Socialism.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1887.
  84. Henry Curwen.  Zit and Xoe: Their Early Experiences.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1887.
  85. Elizabeth Waterhouse.  The Island of Anarchy: A Fragment of History in the 20th Century.  1 vol.  Reading: Lovejoy's Library, 1887.
  86. Samuel Middleton Fox.  Our Own Pompeii: A Romance of To-morrow.  2 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1887.
  87. Delaval North.  The Last Man in London.  1 vol.  London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1887.
  88. Fitz-James O'Brien.  The Diamond Lens, with Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1887.
  89. Jules Verne.  The Clipper of the Clouds.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1887.
  90. Bower Watten.  Stratharran: or, The Crofters Revolt.  1 vol.  London: Oliphant, 1887.
  91. William Bury Westall.  A Queer Race: The Story of a Strange People.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1887.
  92. William Delisle Hay.  Blood: A Tragic Tale.  1 vol.  London: Sonnenschein, 1888.
  93. Stanley Stewart.  The Professor's Last Experiment.  1 vol.  London: Sonnenschein, 1888.
  94. Alfred Taylor Schofield.  Another World: or, The Fourth Dimension.  1 vol.  London: Sonnenschein, 1888.
  95. Anonymous.  The Dawn of the Twentieth Century: 1st January 1901.  1 vol.  London: Field and Tuer, 1888.
  96. James De Mille.  A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1888.
  97. Anonymous.  "Down with England!".  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1888.
  98. W. Grove.  A Mexican Mystery.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1888.
  99. Edmund David Lyon.  Ireland's Dream: A Romance of the Future.  2 vol.  London: Sonnenschein, 1888.
  100. Donald MacKay.  The Dynamite Ship.  1 vol.  London: Page, Pratt & Turner, 1888.
  101. William Morris.  A Dream of John Ball, and A King's Lesson.  1 vol.  London: Reeves and Turner, 1888.
  102. Joseph Shield Nicholson.  Thoth: A Romance.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1888.
  103. James Payn.  The Eavesdropper: An Unparalleled Experience.  1 vol.  London: Smith, Elder, 1888.
  104. Sir Benjamin Ward Richardson.  The Son of a Star: A Romance of the Second Century.  3 vol.  London: Longman, 1888.
  105. Thomas Vetch.  The Amber City: Being Some Account of the Adventures of a Steam Crocodile in Central Africa.  1 vol.  London: Biggs & Dibenham, 1888.
  106. Henry Brereton Marriott Watson.  Marahuna: A Romance.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1888.
  107. Sir Julius Vogel.  Anno Domini 2000: or, Woman's Destiny.  1 vol.  London: Hutchinson, 1889.
  108. Walter Besant.  The Inner House.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1889.
  109. W. Grove.  The Wreck of the World.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1889.
  110. Edward Bellamy.  Looking Backward, 2000-1887.  1 vol.  London: William Reeves, 1889.
  111. Elizabeth Burgoyne Corbett.  New Amazonia: A Foretaste of the Future.  1 vol.  London: Lambert, 1889.
  112. Robert Cromie.  For England's Sake.  1 vol.  London: Frederick Warne, 1889.
  113. Henry Robert Samuel Dalton.  Lesbia Newman: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: George Redway, 1889.
  114. Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne.  Beneath Your Very Boots: Being a Few Striking Episodes from the Life of Anthony Merlwood Haltoun, Esq.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1889.
  115. André Laurie.  The Conquest of the Moon: A Story of the Bayouda.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1889.
  116. Hugh MacColl.  Mr. Stranger's Sealed Packet.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1889.
  117. Gilbert Murray.  Gobi or Shamo: A Story of Three Songs.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1889.
  118. Frank R. Stockton.  The Great War Syndicate.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1889.
  119. Anonymous.  The Swoop of the Eagles: An Episode from the Secret History of Europe.  1 vol.  London: Ward and Downey, 1889.
  120. Mark Twain.  A Yankee at the Court of King Arthur.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1889.
  121. Samuel Page Widnall.  A Mystery of Sixty Centuries: or, A Modern St. George and the Dragon.  1 vol.  : [None], 1889.
  122. Christopher Yelverton.  Oneiros: or, Some Questions of the Day.  1 vol.  London: Kegan Paul, 1889.
  123. Joseph Shield Nicholson.  Toxar: A Romance.  1 vol.  London: Longman, 1890.
  124. Albert Bleunard.  Babylon Electrified: The History of an Expedition Undertaken to Restore Ancient Babylon.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1890.
  125. André Laurie.  New York to Brest in Seven Hours.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1890.
  126. James Maclaren Cobban.  Master of his Fate.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1890.
  127. Robert Cromie.  A Plunge into Space.  1 vol.  London: Frederick Warne, 1890.
  128. Lady Florence Caroline Dixie.  Gloriana: or, The Revolution of 1900.  1 vol.  London: Henry, 1890.
  129. Philip Norton.  Sub Sole: or, Under the Sun. Missionary Adventures in the Great Sahara.  1 vol.  London: James Nisbet, 1890.
  130. Henry Crocker Marriott Watson.  The Decline and Fall of the British Empire: or, The Witch's Cavern.  1 vol.  London: Trischler, 1890.
  131. John St. Loe Strachey.  How England Became a Republic: A Romance of the Constitution.  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1891.
  132. Albion Winegar Tourgée.  '89: Edited from the Original Manuscript.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1891.
  133. Ignatius Loyola Donnelly.  Caesar's Column: A Story of the Twentieth Century.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1891.
  134. Percy Clarke.  The Valley Council: or, Leaves from the Journal of Thomas Bateman of Canbelego Station N.S.W..  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1891.
  135. Camille Flammarion.  Urania: A Romance.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1891.
  136. Frederick James Gould.  The Agnostic Island.  1 vol.  London: Watts & Co., 1891.
  137. William Herbert.  The Grown Young: Being a Brief Record of Reforms carried out from 1894-1914.  1 vol.  London: W. H. Allen, 1891.
  138. Theodor Hertzka.  Freeland: A Social Anticipation.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1891.
  139. Fergus Hume.  The Year of Miracle: A Tale of the Year One Thousand Nine Hundred.  1 vol.  London: Routledge, 1891.
  140. Jerome K. Jerome.  Diary of a Pilgrimage: (And Six Essays).  1 vol.  Bristol: Arrowsmith, 1891.
  141. Richard C. Michaelis.  A Sequel of Looking Backward: or, Looking Further Forward.  1 vol.  London: William Reeves, 1891.
  142. Arthur Morgan.  The Disintegrator: A Romance of Modern Science.  1 vol.  London: Digby, Long, 1891.
  143. William Morris.  News from Nowhere: or, An Epoch of Rest, Being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance.  1 vol.  London: Reeves and Turner, 1891.
  144. William Oakhurst.  The Universal Strike of 1899.  1 vol.  London: William Reeves, 1891.
  145. Sir Joseph Compton Rickett.  The Christ that is to Be: A Latter-Day Romance.  1 vol.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1891.
  146. Wladislaw Somerville Lach-Szyrma.  Under Other Conditions: A Tale.  1 vol.  London: A. and C. Black, 1892.
  147. Ignatius Loyola Donnelly.  The Golden Bottle: or, The Story of Ephraim Benezet of Kansas.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1892.
  148. Arthur Conan Doyle.  The Doings of Raffles Haw.  1 vol.  London: Cassell, 1892.
  149. Ignatius Loyola Donnelly.  Doctor Huguet: A Novel.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1892.
  150. Kenneth Folingsby.  Meda: A Tale of the Future.  1 vol.  London: H. F. Mitchell, 1892.
  151. Edward Douglas Fawcett.  Hartmann the Anarchist: or, The Doom of the Great City.  1 vol.  London: Edward Arnold, 1893.
  152. Frederick William Hayes.  The Great Revolution of 1905: or, The Story of the Phalanx.  1 vol.  London: Robert Forder, 1893.
  153. Edward Douglas Fawcett.  Swallowed by an Earthquake.  1 vol.  London: Edward Arnold, 1894.
  154. H. G. Wells.  The Time Machine: An Invention.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1895.
  155. H. G. Wells.  The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents.  1 vol.  London: Methuen, 1895.
  156. Alfred Walter Barrett.  The Strange Adventures of Roger Wilkins and Other Stories.  1 vol.  London: Tylston and Edwards, 1895.
  157. Edward Douglas Fawcett.  The Secret of the Desert: or, How We Crossed Arabia in the "Antelope".  1 vol.  London: Edward Arnold, 1895.
  158. Frank Challice Constable.  The Curse of Intellect.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1895.
  159. H. G. Wells.  The Island of Dr. Moreau.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1896.
  160. H. G. Wells.  The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance.  1 vol.  London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1897.
  161. H. G. Wells.  The War of the Worlds.  1 vol.  London: William Heinemann, 1898.
  162. H. G. Wells.  When the Sleeper Wakes: A Story of the Years to Come.  1 vol.  London: Harper and Bros., 1899.
  163. Owen Hall.  Eureka.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1899.
  164. Frank Mackenzie Savile.  Beyond the Great South Wall.  1 vol.  London: Sampson Low, 1899.
  165. Walter Besant.  The Fourth Generation.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1900.
  166. H. G. Wells.  Tales of Space and Time.  1 vol.  London: Harper and Bros., 1900.
  167. M. P. Shiel.  The Purple Cloud.  1 vol.  London: Chatto and Windus, 1901.
  168. H. G. Wells.  The First Men in the Moon.  1 vol.  London: George Newnes, 1901.
  169. Dodo.  A Trip to Mars.  1 vol.  London: John Macqueen, 1901.
  170. A. Lincoln Green.  The End of an Epoch: Being the Personal Narrative of Adam Godwin, the Survivor.  1 vol.  Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1901.