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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He marched briskly down the hall to the front parlor , turned , smiled at Mrs .
Buchanan , opened the notebook to a blank page , and poised the pencil . “ Have
you ever seen a flying saucer , Mrs . Buchanan ? " “ No . And it ' s a lot of bunk , 1
He turned east on 50th Street and spent a long time trying to decipher the tattered
posters advertising the last performance at Radio City Music Hall . Then he
turned south again . He was jolted to a halt by the sudden clash of steel . It
Quick . " Jinny gave him a bleak glance and started the car slowly . There was a
shout from the headquarters entrance . Granville turned and saw Simmons
gesticulating on the steps . “ Get going , Jinny . Faster . ” The car picked up speed
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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