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 Demolished Man (which was the first winner of the Hugo Award for Best
Novel) and The Stars My Destination. In the late 1950s, he wrote travel articles for
Holiday magazine, and eventually became their Senior Literary Editor, keeping
... September 1953), "Disappearing Act" (Star Science Fiction #2, 1953), "
5,271,009" (Fantasy & Science Fiction, March ... the awesome The Stars My
Destination, proved to be a fitting companion to The Demolished Man when it
appeared in ...
Fiction/Science Fiction/0-679-76167-5 THE STARS MY DESTINATION by Alfred
Bester In this pulse-quickening novel, Alfred Bester imagines a future in which
people "jaunte" a thousand miles with a single thought, where the rich barricade
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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
They Dont Make Life Like They Used To
Will You Wait?
Adam and No Eve
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