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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Will you listen to me for a few minutes ? I have something startling to tell you and
we ' ve got to plan what to do about it . I — " | He yelped . His father had taken him
by the ear and was marching him down the hall . Parents did not listen to ...
The identity called Starr pauses . “ Will some of you get him to listen . " " No
response ? " “ None . He ' s the rare type who cannot commit himself to anything
because he cannot believe in a reality which exists independent of ideas '
Will you listen ? Can you listen ? This is an emergency . " “ Who ? " “ Try to
remember this . You must remember . ... Listen . This is the unfolding . Listen to
the pattern . Listen , Charles . Listen . . . " The palm jolted his jaw and made a
sound like ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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
Will You Wait?
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