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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The beard , too , ” Linda insisted . “ I want to see what you really look like . " She
trimmed him close enough for shaving , inspected him , and nodded with
satisfaction . “ Very handsome . " “ Aw , go on , ” he blushed . “ There ' s a bucket
of hot ...
You can call me Linda . " “ Thank you , Miss Linda . " “ Are you serious about
never drinking , Jim ? " “ Yeah , ” “ Well , happy days . " “ And long nights . " “ I like
that , too . Is it your own ? " “ Gee , I don ' t know . It ' s sort of the usual bartender '
I got to thank you for taking that shot at me , Linda . ” “ I didn ' t shoot at you , " she
protested . “ It was an accident . " “ The luckiest accident in the world . They could
be passing through and never know about us . But what the hell kind of guns ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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