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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Granville . Charles Granville . Can you hear me ? " The identity called Starr
pauses . “ Will some of you get him to listen . " " No response ? " “ None . He ' s
the rare type who cannot commit himself to anything because he cannot believe
in a ...
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
But not Dr . Granville . ” The crushed voice sounded amused and bitter . “ This
young man will not be duped . He is a poetic scientist . Social pressure . . . moral
pressure . . . terror . . . threats . . . none of these influences can lobby against the ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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