Another aspect to science fiction: by its nature most of it has an element of satire. It has been used by such notables as Mark Twain, Johannes Kepler, Samuel Butler, Jules Verne and Sir Thomas More. This becomes more obvious when the history of satire is examined and compared to science fiction.
This realistic fiction book used a little known fact: The Battling Pilot mentions the exclusive Pan Am Boeing 314 Clippers used by the superrich.
In this next article in the series about authors and their stories, we talk about Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 and what inspired him to write the novel.