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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She reeled back , clutched at a drape , smashed through a French window and
fell fourteen floors to the street like a gyrating doll . Halsyon looked down in
horror . A crowd gathered around the smashed body . Faces upturned . Fists
Nine - ten South Street . ” Jinny looked interested and curious . “ Do you know
anything about — " “ What time today did you get the job ? " “ If this is a new game
, Charles — " “ Please , Jinny . Just answer the question . " “ I got the job this ...
He was on Race Street behind the hospital . The street was dark and deserted . . .
comfortably deserted . Granville hung back outside the bloom of a sickly street
lamp and took stock . There would be an alarm out for him . Gardner would see to
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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