Literature’s Top 5 Most Astounding Space Operas

Literature’s Top 5 Most Astounding Space Operas

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Space opera! The genre emphasizes the more ‘fun’ parts of science fiction, like epic spaceships, adventure, interplanetary battles, and romance. Though seen frequently on screen in the form of films such as Star Wars, Star Trek, and The Fifth Element, space opera has another life of its own on the written page. There are dozens of novels emphasizing the great adventures through space, full of aliens, galactic warfare, and bands of heroes fighting against massive empires. With so many of them, where to start? Well, here are some recommendations, with five of the best examples of space opera fiction!   5. Dune by Frank Herbert …

Literature's Top 5 Most Astounding Space Operas

Literature's Top 5 Most Astounding Space Operas

Book Culture

Space opera! The genre emphasizes the more ‘fun’ parts of science fiction, like epic spaceships, adventure, interplanetary battles, and romance. Though seen frequently on screen in the form of films such as Star Wars, Star Trek, and The Fifth Element, space opera has another life of its own on the written page. There are dozens of novels emphasizing the great adventures through space, full of aliens, galactic warfare, and bands of heroes fighting against massive empires. With so many of them, where to start? Well, here are some recommendations, with five of the best examples of space opera fiction!   5. Dune by Frank Herbert …