a plague of demons by keith laumer (published in 1964)
mad plot lines, fantastic hard tech science ideas, comedy, mental powers, aliens, big fuck off robots, conspiracy of aliens living on planet earth and assuming positions of power - a plague of demons book is a typical keith laumer science fiction story
if you can handle improbable coincidences but essential for the pure enjoyment of the story, 1960s ideas of advanced technology and lots of fun then this could be for you
low budget horror and psychological thriller movies list and reviews - these are not hollywood blockbusters full of cgi and expensive special effects. most of these will have been produced for under a couple of $million, some for under $100,000 or micro budgets.
prime number by harry harrison (published in 1970)
the prime number book is a very good collection of science fiction short stories in the philip k dick style of some actually surprising plot twists
the instrumentality of mankind by 'cordwainer smith' (published in 1979)
the instrumentality of mankind is a collection of science fiction short stories from 1958 by Paul Linebarger - with links between them as they are set in an alternative earth history
rama revealed by arthur c clarke and gentry lee (published in 1993)
rama revealed is the last book in the rama series and delivers a payload similar to the previous books good/bad/amazing/wtf/ffs Continue reading
garden of rama by arthur c clarke and gentry lee (published in 1991)
garden of rama is the third book in the rama series and gets back into the human and extra-terrestrial action after the disappointing rama 2
But if you hated rama 2 then the first chapter of the next book may bring back horrific flashbacks as gentry lee seems to carry on with his philosophying. but hang in there and most of the rest of the book is back on course. although the last chapter may have you pronouncing an ffs as lee could not let it lie.