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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"Me, I've got the money," Frankie Alceste said. "You do the rest." For the sake of
his friend, Alceste paid Cr. 100 and expedited the formal application to the Master
Files on Centaurus for the transcript of the complete psychological pattern of ...
Alceste looked at Fisher and shook his head wearily. "You don't know it, but you'
re making it easy for me," he said. "The one thing in the world I'd like to do is take
her out of here and never let Johnny see her. I'm so crazy to keep her for myself ...
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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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