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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We can ' t hold you . " “ They all try but they never can . ” “ Who try ? " “
Governments , police , counterintelligence , politicals , lunatic fringe , religious
sects . . . They track me down , hoping they can nail me or use me . They can ' t . I
' m part of ...
You can ' t do nothing for me ; you ' re a girl . " “ We have our uses . At least I can
listen . You can trust me , Jim . Aren ' t we chums ? Tell me about it . " Well , when
the blast come ( Mayo said ) I was up in the Berkshires with Gil Watkins . Gil was
You ' re something else . . . the Covens and Arnos and Gardners . . . the ones that
can ' t laugh . What am I supposed to call you ? Keepers ? Guards ? Trespassers
? " “ For heaven ' s sake , Charles ! ” Jinny cried . Gardner thrust an angry red ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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