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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Of course , in any case it doesn ' t last longer than a few minutes . It wears off . ” “
What ? ... Time travel ? " “ Yes . Of course . “ That thing . . . " Addyer pointed to the
radio . “ A time machine ? " “ That ' s the idea . Roughly . ” “ But it ' s too small .
Harrison , of course , on advertising copy , newspaper headlines , and photo
captions . Taylor on domestic science — that ' s Dr . Elizabeth Taylor . Gable is
probably your best bet for transportation . Clark ' s at Cambridge High now , but
I was after the Flowered Thundermug too . " “ You were going to steal it ? " " Of
course . Who was as surprised as I when I discovered someone was ahead of me
? " “ And that poor - little - rich - girl routine - you were trying to swindle it out of me
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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?
The Flowered Thundermug
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