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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Population up 2.0924 per cent . . . and this despite the complete extinction of
Jefferson County owing to one of those military mistakes of ... The red, orange,
yellow, green and blue circles formed a perfect target around Finney County,
Accepts No Liability for Lives Lost Through Acts of War) to Lyonesse, Finney
County, Kansas. And there he was in Finney County with its great magma pits
and scars and radiation streaks; whole farms blackened and razed; whole
He dropped into the County Surveyor's Office for a large scale map of Finney
County. It was his intent to plot the midwife coverage in accepted statistical
manner. There was a little difficulty with the surveyor who was deaf, blind in one
eye, and ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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
They Dont Make Life Like They Used To
Will You Wait?
Adam and No Eve
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