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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From one to six . It pays thirty - five dollars . I do research . " “ What kind of
research ? " “ Statistical . . . on floods and fires and wrecks and so on . " “ For what
person or persons ? " “ An awfully nice man . Very respectable , Chuck . A Mr .
We were just — “ You ' re dead , Coven . ” Granville advanced a step . He
repeated : “ You ' re dead . " “ Quite so . Quite so . " “ You were DOA this morning .
Your back is broken . Your arms are smashed . . . ribs shattered . . . Your heart is
He attempted to turn around but Coven said quickly : “ Don ' t , Dr . Granville .
Arno is not wearing his glasses . It would be most unpleasant . " Arno said : “ You
' re an inconsiderate young man , Doctor . You ' ve made a lot of trouble for Mr ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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