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The best of Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson

The best of Richard Matheson

by Richard Matheson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introduction by Victor LaValle
    SeriesPenguin Classics, Penguin classics
    ContributionsLaValle, Victor D., 1972- editor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.A8355 A6 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 407 pages
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26935085M
    ISBN 10014313017X
    ISBN 109780143130178
    LC Control Number2017016393
    OCLC/WorldCa971509229

      The Best of Richard Matheson brings together his greatest hits as chosen by Victor LaValle, an expert on horror fiction and one of its brightest talents, marking the first major overview of Matheson's legendary career. "[Matheson is] the author who influenced me most as a writer." -Stephen King.   One of the best writers in the fantasy/horror/science fiction field was Richard Matheson (), who wrote a number of standout short stories and novels in the genres, including the classic thriller I Am Legend. Matheson also wrote for films and television, including some classic Twilight Zone episodes from

    He won two judged awards from World Fantasy Awards, one for “Bid Time Return” (best novel of ) and “Richard Matheson: Collected Stories” won for the best collection of the year in He won an Edgar in for “The Night Stalker”, one . - Explore rochelle's board "Richard Matheson" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Richard, Books, Horror book covers pins.

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