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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Jacques Charles , the brilliant mathematician who discovered Charles ' s Law (
sometimes known as Gay - Lussac ' s Law ) , which Boltzmann mentioned in his
lecture , had a lunatic passion to become a famous paleographer — that is , a ...
There is an identity calling himself Starr , speaking in muffled , distorted tones , “
Charles . Charles Granville . " The words shatter into filigree . “ Clear
transmission , please . There is reverse interference . " The blurring distorts , then
Charles , we can help you if you ' ll — " “ I can ' t hear you . What ? What ? " “ We '
re going to give you the key . You must remember the key as it ' s unfolded .
Charles , listen . Listen . Listen . This is the unfolding . Listen to the pattern .
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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