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 darted around behind the desk , snatched up a paperweight and hurled it
through the window with a shattering crash . “ Joe ! " Herod yelled . Warbeck
knocked the phone off its stand and dialed Operator . He picked up his cigarette
He picked up the bottle of carbon ink warranted nonpoisonous and smeared the
contents over his face . Choking and shouting , he brought the nurse to the door .
“ Let me out of here , " Halsyon cried in a muffled voice . “ That maniac tried to ...
Then he picked up his spade and followed the first clown into the cemetery . The
first clown was a tall man , gaunt , with a bitter expression but a sprightly manner .
“ Is she to be buried in Christian burial that wilfully seeks her own salvation ?
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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