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Paranoid Fiction Genre – What’s the best definition for the paranoid genre? Books in the paranoid fiction genre are based on stories about people who don’t trust the reality around them, believing there is more to everything than they, or anyone else, can or will see. The characters mistrust and questioning of everything hinges on the edge of mental illness. The characters might be paranoid of the government, or some disembodied “them” that is trying to take over, enslave, or poison the world at large.

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paranoid fiction genre book coverParanoid Fiction Genre – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the paranoid fiction genre.

1. Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said by Philip K. Dick

2. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

3. The Illuminatus! Trilogy: The Eye in the Pyramid/The Golden Apple/Leviathan by Robert Shea

4. 1984 by George Orwell

5. Ubik by Philip K. Dick

6. Homeland by Cory Doctorow

7. The Human Division by John Scalzi

8. Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon

9. Monsieur Pain by Roberto Bolaño

10. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

11. Rule 34 by Charles Stross

12. Schrödinger’s Cat Trilogy by Robert Anton Wilson

13. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis

14. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

15. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

16. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

17. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

18. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

19. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

20. Animal Farm by George Orwell

21. Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

22. The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton

23. Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

24. I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb

25. No Hope for Gomez! by Graham Parke

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Paranoid Fiction Genre – Related Book Genres

* Apocalyptic Genre

* Dystopian Genre

* Military Fiction Genre

* Political Fiction Genre

* Post-Apocalyptic Fiction Genre

* Utopian Fiction Definition

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