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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Tell me." "Oh, forget it." "No, tell me why." She flushed. "How can you be so stupid
? You know perfectly well why. Do you think I'm the kind of girl who spends
weekends with men?" Bauer was taken aback. "But I had no such proposition in
cannon, carefully left the coordinate dials exactly as Bauer had set them, and
slipped into the muzzle. She was shot off less than thirty seconds after Bauer, and
bounced into the landing net just as he was climbing down the rope ladder. "You!
"ATTENTION LOUIS JOURDAN. THIS IS INSPECTOR EDWARD G. ROBINSON
SPEAKING. YOU ARE SURROUNDED. WE— WHAT? OH, TIME FOR A
COMMERCIAL? ALL RIGHT. GO AHEAD." Bauer glared at Violet. "So it was a
trick." "No ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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