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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nurse - man , cunningly mopping his blackened face with a hand that only
masked it more . As the nurse - man started to enter the cell , Halsyon said , “
Never mind Halsyon . He ' s all right . Get me a towel or something . Hurry ! The
clapped a hand over Halsyon ' s mouth , heaved him up , dragged him through
the doorway and slammed the door . ... artist at once subsided and suffered
himself to be led to a couch , where Aquila cleansed the ink from his face and
Looking out across the glittering city , he reflected that every man could be happy
if everybody would just lend a hand ; but sometimes that hand was expensive .
John Strapp walked into the suite . He shut the door , turned and examined the jet
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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