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.
Results 1-3 of 3
"Already aware of the fact, Miss Clinton." To Macy he said: "Bring ginger beer and
go. No other guests. These are all I'm expecting." Knight and the girl stared at
Boyne in astonishment as they sat down slowly. Knight placed a wrapped parcel
Has not Miss Clinton confidence in you?" "Yes," Jane said in a loud voice. "He
doesn't need reassurance from a book." "What else, Mr. Knight?" Knight hesitated
, sobering in the face of Boyne's overwhelming intensity. OF TIME AND THIRD ...
Solitaire. Thank you, Miss Clinton." Boyne turned his frightening eyes on Knight. "
Do you cheat at solitaire?" "Occasionally." "Do you enjoy games won by cheating
?" "Not as a rule." "They are thisney, yes? Boring. They are tiresome. Pointless.
What people are saying - Write a review
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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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
They Dont Make Life Like They Used To
Will You Wait?
Adam and No Eve
2 other sections not shown