Best Time Travel Novels & Short Stories


The Top Ten

1 A Sound of Thunder - Ray Bradbury

Changes in the past affect the future; part of the genealogy of the term Butterfly effect - Alexandr

Still give me chills!

2 The Time Machine - H.G. Wells

Inventor creates a time machine and travels to the year 802, 701 A.D., where he finds humanity have evolved into two races, Morlocks and Eloi. - Alexandr

3 Millennium - John Varley

In the far distant future, a time-travel team snatches the passengers of a plane collision, leaving prefabricated smoking bodies behind for the rescue teams to find. - Alexandr

4 A Dream of John Ball - William Morris

Describes a time travel encounter between the medieval and modern worlds. - Alexandr

5 The Year of the Quiet Sun - Wilson Tucker

The government uses a forward-traveling time machine to survey the future and adjust its policies accordingly. - Alexandr

6 Doctor Who - various authors

More than 530 original novels and novelisations based on the popular T.V. show. - Alexandr

7 Bring the Jubilee - Ward Moore

A time traveller from an alternate reality appears at the Battle of Gettysburg and alters his own future into ours. - Alexandr

8 A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens

Ghosts accompanies Scrooge into the past to show his life, then the future to show the consequences of his heartlessness if he does not change his ways. - Alexandr

9 The Chronic Argonauts - H.G. Wells

Inventor takes another with him in a time machine, before deciding to leave to a time where he will fit in more. - Alexandr

10 Time After Time - Karl Alexander

H.G. wells builds a time machine, which is stolen by Jack the Ripper so he can escape the authorities and continue his killing spree. - Alexandr

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