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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he cried . “ Lady Lela ! " He slashed his left arm with the knife and let the crimson
blood stain her robe . “ This blood of mine is the least I have to give you , " he
cried . Lela touched his forehead gently . “ Silly boy , " she murmured . “ Why ?
he cried . “ I ' ve found it . God damn . Something wrong with the thinking
machines . Three comes after two , not before . ” The General Assembly broke
into cheers . Professor Deathhush was seized and pummeled happily . Bottles
she cried into the hearing aid of the robot . At the zoo , the alligator dropped off
the straphanger and disappeared into the crowd . The frogman leaped out of the
rickshaw and hunted frantically through the Berlin House , the Moscow House
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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