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1886 (The Strange Case of) Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Robert Louis Stevenson
Book
1818 Frankenstein
Mary Shelley
Book
1864 Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Jules Verne
Book
1638 Man in the Moone
Bishop Francis Godwin
Book
1926 Metropolis
Fritz Lang
Film
1920 Rossum's Universal Robots (R.U.R.)
Karel Capek
Other
1897 The Invisible Man
H G Wells
Book
1909 The Machine Stops
E.M. Forster
Book
1894 The Time Machine
H G Wells
Book
1898 The War of the Worlds
H G Wells
Book
1924 We
Yevgeny Zamyatin
Book

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