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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What a day this has been . " His eyes wandered uneasily around the glazed tile
walls , and were finally drawn to Jinny ' s face . “ Well , I saw Coven . ” “ Coven , ”
Gardner echoed . “ Guy who was killed ? " “ I saw him . " “ And ran out in a tizzy ?
So help me , Chuck , " Gardner began in exasperation . “ Who was it said once . .
. Man is a laughing animal . Something like that . You ' re not a laughing animal ,
are you , Gardner ? You ' re something else . . . the Covens and Arnos and ...
Gardner inspected his face closely and said : “ Morphine ? " “ Right here , "
Granville answered . Without dislodging the sobbing girl he reached into his
pocket and handed the brown bottle to Gardner . “ 100 poisonous tablets . " He
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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