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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Hiding what ' s stamped on its forehead . " “ No point to that , Wanda . You don ' t
have to see marks on a forehead to recognise an android . You don ' t have to
see a trademark on a car to know it ' s a car . " “ I don ' t mean it ' s trying to pass
So I just held on to him and tried to get my legs under me , ” Krane said . “ And
then something smashed my legs and side - " He ... He didn ' t want to frighten
her . “ Evelyn , darling , " he said , trying to reach up his arms . “ No dear , ” she
He was sensing 30 , 000 , 40 , 000 , and 50 , 000 hertz and trying to translate the
outré hyperworld he heard into conventional music , which was like trying to
divide apples by pears . The audiologist ' s paper on the discovery created 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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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