Essay on “Worlds of Alfred Bester. Volume 4”
Continuing the theme of how adult uncle chasing a pretty little babies (sm.Deniel Keyes, “Mad Maro”), I was advised by Alfred Bester’s story – “Star light, star early”
The protagonist quirky headmaster. hunting for a boy who wrote an essay “My konikuly”. The motives of our “pedo-bear” seem rather strange and worrisome for the mental health of the patient, as well as unhealthy speculation why, in fact, he wants young boys. But the “patient” explains his interest in banal – a thirst for money and power. So what is written in the “My konikulah”? And in them the little boy Stuart Buchanan told about his friends – that great inventors, possess telepathy, and cooking using Planck’s equation. That hunts school director for Stewart, his friends and their unusual abilities. Downright obsessed with this idea. The story is short and very dynamic, literally feel manic obsession with which the protagonist passes family for a family with the last name Buchanan, in search of Stewart. And Stewart – the boy does not miss, and somehow managed to escape from all p>
The story of “Star light, star early” very lively, strong and interesting fiction.. And it is this kind of like I love most – when through a fantastic product – that fiction that “feel” can – not per gram. A short volume – as much as is necessary, an interesting exposition and attractive in its frikovosti heroes. Also, do not often see the story from the villain face.
The story of “Star light, star early” can be seen, and so, and that, twisting like a curious whether a toy, or part of a larger, unknown mechanism. I thought he was very accurate and organic fusion of science-fiction and ancient tales. Narrative, where the monsters under the bed to get along with the special theory of relativity – that is, . Work through realistic, as well as all of our fabulous life p>
Read the story of Alfred Bester: p>
“The asterisk bright star early” p>