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 waited for them to find a poet , not understanding the endless delay , the
fruitless search ; not understanding why Bradley Scrim laughed and laughed and
laughed at this final , fatal disappearance . ODDY AND ID his is the story of a ...
Then they both laughed : the tall man like a locomotive , the trotter like a
chipmunk . They turned . The trotter rocketed into the house . The tall man drifted
in . And that was amazingly that . “ Oh - ho , ” said Addyer . At that moment a pair
He laughed without laughter , his mouth and throat and voice making the sounds
and motions . It was the laughter of a parrot . “ Naturally . " “ But inside it isn ' t
ordinary any more . Crazy talk and crazy people . Appointments I never made .
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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