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Richard Matheson

Biography

Richard Matheson

Richard Burton Matheson (born February 20, 1926) is an American author and screenwriter, primarily in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. He is perhaps best known as the author of THE SHRINKING MAN, HELL HOUSE, WHAT DREAMS MAY COME, BID TIME RETURN (filmed as Somewhere in Time), A STIR OF ECHOES and I AM LEGEND, all of which have been adapted as major motion pictures, the last at least three times. Matheson also wrote several television episodes of The Twilight Zone for Rod Serling, including "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" and "Steel". He later adapted his 1971 short story "Duel" as a screenplay which was promptly directed by a young Steven Spielberg, for the TV movie of the same name.

Richard Matheson

Books by Richard Matheson

by Richard Matheson - Fiction, Futuristic , Horror, Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

Robert Neville is the last living man on Earth...but he is not alone. Every other man, woman, and child on Earth has become a vampire, and they are all hungry for Neville's blood. How long can one man survive in a world of vampires?