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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Now look here , Dimmock , " General Carpenter began . “ We ' re all of us tools ,
today — hardened and sharpened to do a specific job . You know our motto : a
job for everyone and everyone on the job . Somebody ' s not on the job at Ward T
When Captain Edsel Dimmock saw the steel - faced ruthless squad awaiting the
patients and himself , he started . General Carpenter started grimly . “ Didn ' t
occur to you that we mightn ' t buy your disappearance story , eh Dimmock ?
They brought Dimmock , squealing , to the breaking point three times , but there
was nothing to break . “ Let him stew for now , ” General Carpenter said . “ Get on
to the patients . " The experts appeared reluctant to apply pressure to the sick ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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