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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Obviously , the patients must only be able to return to the point of departure ,
otherwise they would not continue to return to Ward T nor would they have
returned to General Carpenter ' s office . Agreed . Obviously , the patients must be
able to ...
Mr . Aquila returned the pens to his pocket , carefully picked up the bill by a
corner , and ran back into the picture gallery where the art dealer still stood
staring glassily at the orange flame . Aquila fluttered the bill before the sightless
He returned to his laboratory . He considered , still in a jealous rage . “ Got to do
something significant , ” he muttered . “ Wipe Greta out . Wipe it all out . All right ,
by God ! I ' ll show ' em . " Hassel went back to the year 1775 , visited a Virginia ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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