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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Like all army hospitals , St . Albans was organized with specific wards reserved
for specific injuries . Right - arm amputees were gathered in one ward ; left - arm
amputees in another . Radiation burns , head injuries , eviscerations , secondary
But the earth came up at me like a fist - And Umber was fighting around in my
arms . I couldn ' t let him drop , could I ? " “ Of course not , dear , " Evelyn said . “
So I just held on to him and tried to get my legs under me , ” Krane said . “ And
held out her arms , but Galatea surprised everybody by going to Manwright , who
took her gently . “ All right , Valera , ” he said . “ Go now and take your army with
you . Your check will be returned first thing in the morning . ” “ Not until I know ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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