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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General Carpenter asked for one hundred million men . The army was given one
hundred million men . General Carpenter asked for ten thousand U - Bombs . Ten
thousand U - Bombs were delivered and dropped . The enemy also dropped ...
Bruxton asked . " To feel it , " Strapp answered . “ There ' s always the nuance
involved in a Decision . It ' s the most important factor . ” They left the office and
the parade began : the security squad , the burly men , the secretaries , the clerk ,
And this , ” De Sica asked keenly , “ could be the focal point of our connoisseur ' s
entire collection ? " “ Most definitely . I stake my reputation on it . " “ Bravo ! Then
our plan is simplicity itself . We much publicize a pretended sale of the Flowered
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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
Will You Wait?
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