WorldCat Identities

Bester, Alfred

Overview
Works: 156 works in 626 publications in 16 languages and 9,353 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Biographies  Short stories, American  Action and adventure fiction  Periodicals  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
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 )

86 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,773 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 )

117 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member 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 by Alfred Bester( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The computer connection by Alfred Bester( Book )

31 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 641 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 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golem 100 by Alfred Bester( Book )

21 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 384 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 324 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 )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psycho shop by Alfred Bester( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Russian and held by 298 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
The light fantastic by Alfred Bester( Book )

6 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Star light, star bright by Alfred Bester( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The deceivers by Alfred Bester( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction roman
Redemolished by Alfred Bester( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 140 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 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1964 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extro by Alfred Bester( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and Hebrew and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction-roman
Tiger! Tiger! by Alfred Bester( Book )

24 editions published between 1955 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrilling Wonder Stories( )

in English and held by 60 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 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Who he?" by Alfred Bester( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The stars my destination
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

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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The demolished manThe computer connectionVirtual unrealities : the short fiction of Alfred BesterPsycho shopThe deceiversRedemolished"Who he?"