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 marched straight up to Colonel Washington and shot him in the gizzard.
Colonel Washington collapsed, emphatically dead. The first murderer inspected
the body, and then, ignoring Hassel's attempt to stop him and engage him in
I never want to see you again." The shotgun kicked off in her hands, knocking her
backward, and spraying shot over Mayo's head into a corner bracket. China
shattered and clattered down. Linda's face went white. tJim! My God, are you all
Otherwise, mum." Corque whistled softly. "But you're describing a paragon, my
dear sir." "I would say a miracle, Professor Corque, but Dominie Man- wright is
celebrated for his miraculous creations." "You married?" Manwright shot. "Five
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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