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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... in any of the production centers spewing forth arms and supplies, but in Ward T
of the United States Army Hospital buried three hundred feet below what had
once been St. Albans, New York. Ward T was something of a mystery at St.
Krane nodded. "Got it landing," he said. "I wasn't used to a parachute. I always
thought you came down gently — like plumping onto a bed. But the earth came
up at me like a fist — And Umber was fighting around in my arms. I couldn't let
held out her arms, but Galatea surprised everybody by going to Man- wright, 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 who it ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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