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 T I his is the story of ...
You never heard them laugh. I did." "So help me, Chuck," Gardner began in
exasperation. "Who was it said once . . . Man is a laughing animal. Something
like that. You're not a laughing animal, are you, Gardner? You're something else .
. . the ...
I can tell you things about four out of five interns that would astonish you." "I can
imagine," Simmons grunted. To Granville he said: "So all right, Doc? I can go get
my supper? You ain't mad at me no more on account of the way I laugh?" "Laugh
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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