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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Each fact would tell you an entire history . Real estate investment , for example .
What lands to buy and sell . Population shifts and census reports would tell you .
Transportation . Lists of marine disasters and railroad wrecks would tell you ...
You know . " “ I don ' t know . Tell me . " “ Oh , forget it . ” “ No , tell me why . ” She
flushed . “ How can you be so stupid ? You know perfectly well why . Do you think
I ' m the kind of girl who spends weekends with men ? " Bauer was taken aback ...
Just promise you won ' t tell him I told you . Promise . ” “ We won ' t tell the doc
anything , " Simmons answered . “ All we want to do is avoid trouble . Right ?
Where is he ? " “ There won ' t be a scandal ? " Jinny persisted . “ You won ' t
make a ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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