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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Dominie. I can't supervise everything. The Freak Foreman made the purchase." "
He did, did he?" Manwright returned to Jessamy. "And how much did you get for
her?" "That is not germane." "That little? Why, you padded procurer? Why?
"I would say a miracle, Professor Corque, but Dominie Man- wright is celebrated
for his miraculous creations." "You married?" Manwright shot. "Five times." "Then
you're a chaser." "Dominie!" "And easily landed." "Really, you're extraordinarily ...
One of the top-floor bedrooms had been converted into a nursery. The usual
biodroid cellar accommodations weren't good enough for Manwright's magnum
opus. When the Dominie entered with Claudia, the red infant was on the floor, flat
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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