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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But when he spoke there was a hysterical undercurrent in his voice that showed
something violent and possessed deep inside him . After two hours of breakneck
reading and muttered comments to his secretaries , who made cryptic notes in ...
The agonizing voice stunned Granville again . Coven ... Ah ? " said Arno , his
voice as icy and disinterested as a phonograph . ... I do not hear voices , see
visions or experience — " The jet eyes caught him , held him and cut off his words
Keep your voice down . " Simmons led them to the registry desk . To the clerk he
flashed the blue and gold badge and said : “ Charles Granville . " “ Not registered
here , Inspector , " the clerk said promptly . “ Sergeant , " Simmons snapped ...
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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A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ...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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