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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... magistrates' courts, and handbook offices. He has been known to buy antique
cars, historic jewels, incunabula, pornography, chemicals, porro prisms, polo
ponies, and full-choke shotguns. " HimmelHerrGottSeiDank! I'm crazy, man, crazy
If you live with a crazy man or a crazy machine long enough, I become crazy too.
Reet! But we know one truth. We know they were wrong. The new robot and
Vandaleur know that because the new robot's started twitching too. Reet! Here on
Does it sound crazy or don't it?" "I don't know." Granville tried to grin. "It sounds
crazy all right, only it just occurred to me that maybe Coven isn't your lunatic.
Maybe it's me." They parted on that note of confusion. At two-thirty he finally
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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