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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Jinny looked apologetic . “ I got a job today . " “ Hey . " “ I bet you get that
Hickenlooper award for hangnails . " “ Don ' t duck like that . What ' s all this about
a job ? " “ It ' s wonderful , ” Jinny said with conviction . “ Afternoons only . From
one to ...
Jinny ? No . . . of course you wouldn ' t . You never heard them laugh . I did . " “ 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 ...
14 " “ I can ' t stop here in the street , Jinny . " “ All right , darling . Anything you say
. Get in . I ' ll chauffeur you . . . " Jinny tried to take his arm . He jerked away . “ Don
' t touch me , Jinny . ” He got into the car alongside her . “ Start driving . Quick .
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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