Real Reads Science Fiction resource links

Here are some links to other websites which will aid classroom or home study using Real Reads science fiction books.

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A good site to find out more about Victorian times – including writers, other famous people and everyday life.

The BBC’s website all about Victorian Britain, with a wide range of information and activities.

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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Everything you could possibly want to find out about Robert Louis Stevenson.

A discussion of the similarities between the two states of Jekyll and the two faces of London, one grimy and oppressive and the other welcoming and bustling with excitement.

Details of Stevenson’s life and work, with links to some of his best known books.

See how many questions you get right in this free quiz.

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Dracula’s homepage – a general resource site for information about Bram Stoker, Dracula, Vlad the Impaler and more.

A site promoting the real Transylvania.

A biography of the man believed to be a model for Count Dracula, Vlad the Impaler.

Another view of the original Count Dracula.

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A useful site for studying Frankenstein, including a summary and revision exercises.

Provides a useful introduction to the romantic period.

A selective and helpful guide to links to other Mary Shelley sites.

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H. G. Wells

The H. G. Wells Society official website.

Fascinating website about The Time Machine and H. G. Wells and his childhood, with many links.

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Jules Verne

Details of Jules Verne’s life and work, with links to many of his best known books.

This site is aimed at book collectors, but it contains lots of information about the author, including photographs.

Includes a list of most of Jules Verne’s books.

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The Lost World

Lots of information about the life and work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, including the Sherlock Holmes stories.

The home page for the Natural History Museum. Begin by searching for ‘dinosaurs’ or ‘fossils’ …

General site about evolution, including pages on Darwin and the extinction of the dinosaurs.

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