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 .
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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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