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Bester, Alfred

Overview
Works: 182 works in 711 publications in 17 languages and 9,947 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Biographies  Novels  Periodicals  Short stories, American  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator
Classifications: PS3552.E796, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alfred Bester
The stars my destination by Alfred Bester( Book )

96 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gully Foyle, Mechanic's Mate 3rd Class, is the only survivor on his drifting, wrecked spaceship. When another space vessel, the Vorga, ignores his distress flares and sails by, Foyle becomes a man obsessed with revenge. He endures 170 days alone in deep space before finding refuge on the Sargasso Asteroid and then returning to Earth to track down the crew and owners of the Vorga. But, as he works out his murderous grudge, Foyle also uncovers a secret of momentous proportions
The demolished man by Alfred Bester( Book )

126 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 1,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2301, the wealthiest man in the universe is determined to commit murder in a world in which telepaths are used to detect possible crimes before they can happen
Hell's cartographers : some personal histories of science fiction writers by Alfred Bester( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six bestselling authors provide lively personal histories that provide fascinating insights into the creative process - and offer inspiration for aspiring wordsmiths. Includes essays by Robert Silverberg, Alfred Bester, Harry Harrison, Damon Knight, Frederik Pohl, and Brian W. Aldiss
The computer connection by Alfred Bester( Book )

35 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
The life and death of a satellite by Alfred Bester( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golem 100 by Alfred Bester( Book )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future metropolis a group of women get together and create a new demon- Golem 100. He's an unstoppable monster. Three people try to figure out how to take the golem down
Virtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred Bester by Alfred Bester( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Starlight : the great short fiction of Alfred Bester by Alfred Bester( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The light fantastic by Alfred Bester( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1984 in English and Spanish and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psycho shop by Alfred Bester( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reporter in Rome investigates a personality-exchange store run by people from another world. Don't really need the foreign language you learned as a child? Swap it for more courage. But all sales are final. The store owner belongs to a race of advanced cats
Star light, star bright : the great short fiction of Alfred Bester by Alfred Bester( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deceivers by Alfred Bester( Book )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hero is Rogue Winter, King of Maori Commandos. His lover is the beautiful Demi Jeroux, who has been kidnapped by the villainous, demonic Manchu Duke of Death. Rogue must search through the entire solar system to find missing Demi, from the Paradise of Carnal Pleasures to the bloody torture chambers of Triton. It is in Triton's subterranean chambers that the key to the whole adventure lies, for buried here is the sole source of the newly discovered Meta-crystals, which hold the secret to unlimited energy for all mankind
Redemolished by Alfred Bester( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes short stories, essays, interviews and the deleted prologue to "The demolished man."
Starburst by Alfred Bester( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1977 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dark side of the earth by Alfred Bester( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger! Tiger! by Alfred Bester( Book )

33 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wraakgevoelens ten opzichte van de bemanning van een ruimteschip voeren een bezeten en getekend man in talloze vermommingen door het zonnestelsel
Extro by Alfred Bester( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and Hebrew and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
"Who he?" by Alfred Bester( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bester drew on his memories and experiences of working in television to create what the dust jacket calls "a deliberately merciless satiric novel about America's most fabulous Never-Never Land -- television."
Thrilling Wonder Stories( )

in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiment perilous : three essays on science fiction by Marion Zimmer Bradley( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The demolished man
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The demolished manThe computer connectionVirtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred BesterPsycho shopThe deceiversRedemolished"Who he?"
Alternative Names
Alfred Bester americký spisovatel

Alfred Bester Amerikaans auteur

Alfred Bester amerikai sci-fi író, forgatókönyvíró, szerkesztő és képregényrajzoló

Alfred Bester amerikanischer Sciencefiction-Autor

Alfred Bester amerykański pisarz

Alfred Bester autore di fantascienza statunitense

Alfred Bester Escritor estadounidense de ciencia ficción

Alfreds Besters

Bester

Bester, Alʹfred 1913-1987

Алфред Бестър

Альфред Бестер

Бестер, Альфред 1913-1987

אלפרד בסטר

אלפרד בסטר סופר מדע בדיוני אמריקאי

בסטר, אלפרד

آلفرد بستر نویسنده آمریکایی

ألفريد بستر

베스터, 알프레드 1913-1987

베스터, 앨프리드 1913-1987

アルフレッド・ベスター

ベスター, アルフレッド

阿尔弗雷德·贝斯特

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