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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Mohammed didn ' t change things much — I expected more from him . " “ I know .
I got him too . ... There is no such thing as objective time , just as there is no such
thing as objective love , or an objective soul . " “ Do you mean to say that time ...
If love is a little thing and has to end , then let it end . Let all little things like love
and honor and mercy and laughter end , if there ' s a bigger design beyond . " “
But what ' s bigger ? What ' s beyond ? I ' ve asked that for years . Never an
Why would I do a thing like that ? Just trying to be pleasant . Just trying to give
you a good time . My mother told me , ' Linda , ' she told me , ' just remember this ,
about a man . Wear what he wants and say what he likes , ' is what she told me .
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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