English SF Islam in SF Literature

The Men who Murdered Mohammed

“The Men who Murdered Mohammed” is short story by Alfred Bester first published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1958. The premise of the story is that a mad scientist invents a time machine and goes in the past killing famous people but discovers that killing people does not make any difference to history as history remains unchanged.

About Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad

Islam and Science Fiction is a website on all things related to Islam, Muslims and Science Fiction and everything in between.The exploration of Islam and Science Fiction is from a cultural and social perspective, from a cultural and civilizational sense. A more appropriate term would be Marshall Hodgson's Islamicate. Thus this site is a compendium of novels, short stories, novellas, movies etc which either has Islamic themes or have Muslim characters. You can contact the editor at mahmad@cs.umn.edu