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List of Dystopian Fiction for fans of the Hunger Games and Divergent

Updated on August 19, 2014

What is Dystopian Fiction?

Dystopian Fiction is a Sub-genre of Science Fiction that concerns a future earth after a war or natural disaster has devastated the world.

Adult Fiction

The Time Machine by H.G. Wells

Although this is thought of as a Time Travel novel it fits into the Dystopian idea with its portrayal of future society where the Morlocks live underground running Machines that allow the Eloi to live on the surface. The Morlocks allow the Eloi to live and breed so they can be eaten.

It was originally written as adult fiction but today can be found in the YA category.

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Set in London in 2540 Brave New World explores the idea of a Unified World State and the artificial creation of life.

To keep the world under control and at peace the population can not surpass Two Billion. To achieve this natural reproduction has been done away with and children are grown in hatcheries and conditioning centers. Although natural reproduction has been done away with Sex is an integral part of live and is encouraged from a young age.

Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

Set in the UK in 1984 this story that was written in the 1940 while not being accurate was close in some respects. The story takes place in Airstrip One which is part of Oceania, a Superstate in a world of perpetual war. It is a world of constant surveillance and where independent thinking is punishable.

YA Fiction

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Set in Portland, Maine in an alternate time line where love is seen as a disease. The story revolves around Lena Haloway, a young girl who falls in love with an invalid who is a member of the resistance who are apposed to the Governments ideas.

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

The story is set on a strip of land between Mexico and and the US known as Opium. It revolves around a young Clone who is being brought up by a 148 year old Drug lord who intends to harvest his organs when his fail.


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