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 are not fighting for money , for power , or for world domination , ” General
Carpenter announced at the Press Association dinner . “ We are fighting solely
for the American Dream , " he said to the 162nd Congress . “ Our aim is not ...
I will fight in the cities , the towns , the fields , and the hamlets . I will fight for this
bill to the death and , God willing , I will fight for it after death . Whether this be a
challenge or a prayer , let the consciences of the right honorable gentlemen ...
Hey , Frankie . " Strapp smiled . They punched each other solemnly , which is the
only way that men friends can embrace and kiss . “ What happened after that
gorilla fight ? " Strapp asked . “ I got fuzzy . " “ Man , you got plastered . I never
saw a ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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