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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"Coincidence," Migg spat. But he was not convinced. Two weeks later, in
Elementary Fission Analysis, Oddy completed his afternoon's work with a careful
listing of resultant isotopes from selenium to lanthanum. The only trouble, Migg ...
the short fiction of Alfred Bester Alfred Bester. A four-handed chess game on a
transparent toroid board was in progress in the Diathermy Alcove. It had been in
progress since Migg joined the faculty, and would probably not be finished before
Hrrdnikkisch began. Migg waved his hand. "Permit me," Migg continued
malevolently, "to reduce this discussion to the kindergarten level. First things first,
gentlemen. Before attempting to reach cosmic agreement we must make sure
there is a ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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