Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester
A collection of science fiction stories, most of them reprints from the 1950s. In Hobson's Choice, tourists from the future visit our age to experience a nuclear war, while Adam and No Eve is on the world's last surviving male.
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When Alceste signaled to him , he ran up to them like an autograph hound . “
Frankie ! ... Alceste stared . “ I ' m Blooper Davis . We was raised together in the
old precinct . Don ' t you remember Blooper Davis ? " “ Blooper ! " Alceste ' s face
The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester Alfred Bester. “ I ' ll have the documentation on
Sima Morgan ' s death here within the week , " Fisher added triumphantly .
Alceste looked at Fisher and shook his head wearily . “ You don ' t know it , but
you ' re ...
When the ambulance arrived , Alceste and Sima descended to the street , where
they were met by uniformed policemen who had official instructions to pick up a
couple answering to their description . “ Wanted for floater robbery with assault .
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Not a definitive collection, but much overlap w/ Starburst, which I just read. ? Kind of overwhelming to read that much Bester in such a short span of time. ? He really is much more modern than most ... Read full review
VIRTUAL UNREALITIES: The Short Fiction of Alfred BesterUser Review - Kirkus
A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ... Read full review
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