skip to content

Bester, Alfred

Overview
Works: 151 works in 547 publications in 17 languages and 9,080 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Short stories, American 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PS3552.E796, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about Alfred Bester
Publications by Alfred Bester
Publications by Alfred Bester, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alfred Bester
The stars my destination by Alfred Bester( Book )
82 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,789 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 )
87 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,627 libraries worldwide
In 2301, a psychopathic business magnate comes up with the ultimate plan to eliminate his competition and destroy the order of society
Hell's cartographers : some personal histories of science fiction writers ( Book )
11 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 772 libraries worldwide
The computer connection by Alfred Bester( Book )
26 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
The life and death of a satellite by Alfred Bester( Book )
9 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and French and held by 530 libraries worldwide
Golem 100 by Alfred Bester( Book )
17 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Starlight : the great short fiction of Alfred Bester by Alfred Bester( Book )
4 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Virtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred Bester by Alfred Bester( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 344 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
Psycho shop by Alfred Bester( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 326 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
The light fantastic by Alfred Bester( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1984 in English and Spanish and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Star light, star bright by Alfred Bester( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
The deceivers by Alfred Bester( Book )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Science fiction roman
Redemolished by Alfred Bester( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Includes short stories, essays, interviews and the deleted prologue to "The demolished man."
Starburst by Alfred Bester( Book )
14 editions published between 1958 and 1977 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
The dark side of the earth by Alfred Bester( Book )
13 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Extro by Alfred Bester( Book )
9 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
Tiger! Tiger! by Alfred Bester( Book )
32 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 85 libraries worldwide
"Who he?" by Alfred Bester( Book )
3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 59 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 55 libraries worldwide
The great short fiction of Alfred Bester by Alfred Bester( Book )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Alternative Names
Bester
בסטר, אלפרד
ベスター, アルフレッド
Languages
English (280)
Spanish (37)
French (15)
German (7)
Japanese (5)
Polish (5)
Czech (4)
Finnish (3)
Portuguese (3)
Italian (3)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (3)
Slovenian (2)
Hebrew (2)
Russian (2)
Dutch (2)
Serbian (1)
Korean (1)
Covers
Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.