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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Halsyon edged over toward her , speaking with his eyes and she answered him
saucily the same way . Then he picked up his spade and followed the first clown
into the cemetery . The first clown was a tall man , gaunt , with a bitter expression
On account of a mysterious mutant strain in your makeup which it makes you
different , you are treading on thin water . Ewigkeit ! Answer the question . " " If I '
ve answered it once , I ' ve answered it a hundred times . " “ Old ham and eggs , "
Not foreign , ” the stranger answered . His frightening eyes whipped around the
back room . “ Identify me as Boyne . " “ Boyne ! " Macy echoed incredulously . “
MQ . Boyne . ” Mr . Boyne opened a wallet shaped like an accordion , ran his
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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