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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"Mr. Foster/Davis insinuated himself and presently consulted with Mr. Buchanan
and his redheaded wife in the living room of their apartment. "Have you ever won
a prize in radio or television?" "No," Mr. Buchanan said angrily. "We never got a ...
They consulted the Washington Heights post office about a Buchanan family
formerly living in that neighborhood, now moved. Was there any change-of-
address card filed? None. They visited the election board. All voters are
"Buchanan!" he shouted. "Stuart Buchanan!" The kids near him stopped their
games and gaped. "Stuart Buchanan!" Warbeck's voice cracked hysterically. "
Can you hear me?" His wild voice carried farther down the street. More games
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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