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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I don ' t know for sure . I think it ' s the city falling apart . You ' ll see buildings
coming down every now and then . You get used to it . " Her enthusiasm
rekindled . “ Now come inside . I want to show you everything . " She was bursting
with pride ...
I sure goofed , didn ' t I , kicking up all that fuss ? Here ' s looking at you . " “ Here '
s looking right back . " They drank and continued eating in warm silence , smiling
companionably at each other . Linda removed her madras silk shirt in order to ...
He had morphine , ” Jinny cried , “ That ' s the reason I had to betray him . I had to
. You understand , don ' t you ? " “ Yeah , honey . It ' s okay . Don ' t worry . "
Gardner thumped his sister ' s back . “ Now where is he ? " “ I couldn ' t be sure
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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