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 , " Migg repeated again . “ Tell me how Espers do it . " " What ! "
Bellanby exclaimed . “ Are you prepared to deny the telepathic pattern of thought
? Do you , " “ I do nothing of the sort . I merely illustrate one possible explanation .
Krane thought : She ' ll die after this trip . She ' ll return to the Earth and smash in
a blaze of fire and thunder , for there ' s no way yet of devising a safe landing for a
rocket ship . But it ' s worth it . She ' ll have had her one great flight , and that ' s ...
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 ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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