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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Its sidewalks were lined with baby carriages and old ladies on camp chairs . Its
curbs were lined with parked cars . Its gutter was lined with crude whitewash
stickball courts shaped like elongated diamonds . Every manhole cover was a
When the android returns fifteen percent on its value ? Eight thousand a year .
That ' s what it earns . No , Dallas , I ' ve got to go along with it . " “ What are you
going to do about its violence kick ? " “ I can ' t do anything . . . except watch it and
The dog was emaciated and its eyes gleamed red in the dusk . As Krane called
once more , the dog snarled . Puffs of ash leaped beneath its nostrils . He ' s
hungry , Krane thought , that ' s all . He reached into the knapsack and at 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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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