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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There always happens to be a table available for Mr . Aquila in restaurants .
There are always last - minute ticket returns when he craves entertainment at
sold - out shows . You can question waiters , hack drivers , elevator girls ,
salesmen , box ...
Good morning , Mr . Aquila ” Derelict answered . He had the seamed face of a
cardsharp , but his blue eyes were honest and his smile was disarming .
However , at this moment his smile seemed strained , as though the volatile
appearance of ...
From the envelope Derelict withdrew a dollar bill and handed it to Mr . Aquila . “
Jeffrey Halsyon ' s latest , ” he said . With a fine pen and carbon ink , a cunning
hand had drawn another portrait over the face of George Washington on the
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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