Redemolished

Redemolished

Alfred Bester

Language: English

Publisher: Ibooks

Published: Jan 1, 2000

Words: 142715
Pages: 522

Description:

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 celebrites as Woody Allen, Rex Stout, and Isaac Asimov. Contents 7 • Introduction (Redemolished) • (2000) • essay by Richard Raucci 13 • The Probable Man • (1941) • novelette by Alfred Bester 64 • Hell Is Forever • (1942) • novella by Alfred Bester 165 • The Push of a Finger • (1942) • novella by Alfred Bester 217 • The Roller Coaster • (1953) • shortstory by Alfred Bester 227 • The Lost Child • shortfiction by Alfred Bester 231 • I Will Never Celebrate New Year's Again • (1963) • shortstory by Alfred Bester 237 • Out of This World • (1964) • shortstory by Alfred Bester 250 • The Animal Fair • (1972) • novelette by Alfred Bester 298 • Something Up There Likes Me • (1973) • shortstory by Alfred Bester 327 • The Four-Hour Fugue • (1974) • shortstory by Alfred Bester 351 • Gourmet Dining in Outer Space • (1960) • essay by Alfred Bester 362 • Place of the Month: The Moon • essay by Alfred Bester 366 • The Sun • essay by Alfred Bester 379 • Science Fiction and the Renaissance Man • (1959) • essay by Alfred Bester 400 • A Diatribe Against Science Fiction • essay by Alfred Bester 405 • The Perfect Composite Science Fiction Author • essay by Alfred Bester 412 • My Affair With Science Fiction • (1974) • essay by Alfred Bester 446 • John Huston's Unsentimental Journey • (1959) • essay by Alfred Bester 458 • Rex Stout • (1967) • interview of Rex Stout • interview by Alfred Bester 471 • Conversation with Woody Allen • (1969) • interview of Woody Allen • interview by Alfred Bester 481 • Isaac Asimov • (1973) • interview of Isaac Asimov • interview by Alfred Bester 485 • Robert Heinlein • (1973) • interview of Robert A. Heinlein • interview by Alfred Bester 492 • The Demolished Man: the Deleted Prologue • shortfiction by Alfred Bester 504 • Writing and The Demolished Man • essay by Alfred Bester 513 • In Memoriam: Alfred Bester (1913-1987) • essay by Gregory Benford and Isaac Asimov