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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eyed, silken -skinned creature with long legs and a high bust. She answered to
the name of Sima Morgan. "I heard the jet coming down toward the school," Sima
said, unaware that she was speaking eleven years later. "Then I heard a crash.
Sima nodded. "It's all been so sudden. I've been bewildered — and so exited that
I haven't had a chance to thank you, Frankie. I do thank you. I'm beholden to you
forever." She put her arms around his neck and kissed him with parted lips.
"I'll have the documentation on Sima Morgan's death here within the week,"
Fisher added triumphantly. Alceste looked at Fisher and shook his head wearily. "
You don't know it, but you're making it easy for me," he said. "The one thing in the
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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