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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Bruxton's gross income was Cr. 270 billions. The involutions of Bruxton's trade
relations with consumers and competitors required the specialized services of
two hundred company economists, each an expert on one tiny facet of the vast ...
By eleven -thirty, Bruxton Biotics was running a fever. Why send home all the
Krugers? What did it have to do with the legendary John Strapp? What kind of
man was Strapp? What did he look like? How did he act? He earned Cr. 10
millions a ...
Bruxton asked. "To feel it," Strapp answered. "There's always the nuance
involved in a Decision. It's the most important factor." They left the office and the
parade began: the security squad, the burly men, the secretaries, the clerk, 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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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