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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It was thirty - seven pages long , and fluttered with pasted - in corrections and
additions . There were half a dozen tiny boxes stamped on the margin of every
page . “ If you only knew the work that went into this contract , ” Sibyl & Sphinx
told me ...
He told me all about this art treasury just imported by a rich guy . He told me he
was a collector hisself , but couldn ' t afford to buy this treasury , and the rich guy
was so jealous of him he wouldn ' t even let him see it . He told me he would give
I told you . . . No matter how upset you are , I ' ll stand by you . " “ You never told
me . " “ You should have understood . Don ' t you want me to stand by ? " “ I don ' t
want anything from you until I ' ve heard you laugh . " “ Please , Charles .
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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