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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I ' ll always listen to you , " Oddy went on . “ I don ' t want to make any mistakes .
Ever ! " He paused and blushed again . “ That dream about being a king . . . I had
that when I was a kid . But here at the school I ' ve had something bigger .
I ' ll let you know when he ' ll be free next year . ” “ You ' ll never pull it off . I ' ll see
Johnny when and where I please . " “ Do you want him for a friend ? " Fisher
smiled unpleasantly . “ Then you ' ll see him when and where I please . Either you
... Linda Nielsen . " “ Yeah . Nice meeting you . Why don ' t it go ? " “ Jim , I ' ve got
a proposition for you . " “ Oh ? " He looked at her doubtfully . “ I ' ll be glad to listen
, lady — I mean Linda , but I ought to tell you , I got something on my mind that ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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