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.
Results 1-3 of 37
Synesthesia , ” she repeated . “ When a sensation , Mr . Vanderbilt , is interpreted
immediately in terms of a sensation from a different sense organ from the one
stimulated , it is called synesthesia . For example : A sound stimulus gives rise to
There is sound that matches the gyrating lights we watched as we fell asleep .
There is space that is far from empty , it swarms with atomic and subatomic
particles . And most difficult to comprehend , there are two spaces , obverse and
Yes , ” said Charles to the shapes that filled him with awe . “ Because it ' s not true
because the sound and the light talk with voices and a man walks on music and
feels with thought yes with thought and — “ What ' s that ? " Without speaking he ...
What people are saying - Write a review
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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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?
The Flowered Thundermug
Adam and No Eve
2 other sections not shown