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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Riley smiled, paid his check, sauntered out into the street and caught a horsecar
bound for Madison Square Garden. He got off at the corner of Fiftieth Street and
Eighth Avenue and walked upstairs to a handbook office over a radio repair shop
Boyne smiled and patted the chair alongside him. "Sit down," he said. "Charmed,
I assure you." The girl said: "We hate to intrude, but this is the only place in town
where you can get genuine Stone ginger beer." "Already aware of the fact, Miss ...
Fisher smiled unpleasantly. "Then you'll see him when and where I please. Either
you see him on those terms or Strapp sees the contract we gave you. I still have it
in the files, Mr. Alceste. I did not tear it up. I never part with anything. How long ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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