Redemolished

Redemolished

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Redemolished makes up the best source for Bester's uncollected short fiction, essays, articles, and miscellaneous writings, including the deleted prologue to The Demolished Man. It gives you full access to the range of Bester's extraordinary five decades as a writer, and lets Bester speak for himself as you follow his restless mind across any subject he could ferret out with his amazing curiosity, drive, and exemplary writing talent. Before his untimely death in 1987, Alfred Bester had established himself as one of the worlds greatest science fiction writers. From radio to television, short fiction to full-length novels, he created a body of work that will be continued to be enjoyed by generations of readers for all time. Now, Redemolished brings together, for the first time in one volume, the full range of his genius: The never before printed, complete 3,000 word prologue of his classic novel The Demolished Man (Winner of the first Hugo Award); The extraordinary classic science-fiction tale, Hell is Forever, and Besters shocking pre-cyberpunk stories, such as The Four Hour Fuge. Included in this special edition are Besters writings on such noted celebrities as Woody Allen, Rex Stout, and Isaac Asimov.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 524 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 35.56mm | 725.75g
  • ibooks Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0743407253
  • 9780743407250
  • 1,688,995

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Before his untimely death in 1987, Alfred Bester had established himself as one of the world's greatest science fiction writers. From radio to television, short fiction to full-length novels, he created a body of work that will be continued to be enjoyed by generations of readers for all time.

Now, redemolished brings together, for the first time in one volume, the full range of his genius:
-- The never before printed, complete 3,000 word prologue of his classic novel The Demolished Man
-- The extraordinary classic science-fiction tale, "Hell is Forever"
-- Bester's shocking pre-cyberpunk stories, such as "The Four Hour Fuge"

Included in this special edition are Bester's writings on such noted celebrities as Woody Allen, Rex Stout, and Isaac Asimov
-- Edited by Richard Raucci
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About Alfred Bester

Alfred Bester was among the first important authors of contemporary science fiction. His passionate novels of worldly adventure, high intellect, and tremendous verve, The Stars My Destination and the Hugo Award winning The Demolished Man, established Bester as a s.f. grandmaster, a reputation that was ratified by the Science Fiction Writers of America shortly before his death. Bester also was an acclaimed journalist for Holiday magazine, a reviewer for the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and even a writer for Superman.
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