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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And his home?" "He said somewhere in Catalina East." "There are a hundred
and forty miles of homes in Catalina East," Horton said irritably. "I can't help that,
Mr. Horton." "Audrey," Miss Garbo commanded, "put down that calendar and look
"She is right," Miss Garbo growled. "I think not, Greta; and her experience last
night proves it." "He felled me with a brutal blow when I wasn't looking," Violet
protested. "Perhaps. Shall we vote? I say Nero Wolfe." "Why not Mike Hammer?
"No, Miss Garbo." "Inspector Robinson has been in that house ten minutes
already. He vill blunder again." "That's what I'm counting on, Miss Garbo." "Then I
vas right. You do not vant this — this Louis Jourdan to be caught." "I do, Miss
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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