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Author Matheson's Book
Bid Time Return
Richard Matheson has been called "one of the most important writers of the 20th century" by Ray Bradbury, and his work has inspired many other notable authors. Stephen King cites Matheson as "the author who influenced me most as a writer," Unlike the movie "Somewhere in Time," The book, "Bid Time Return" deals with a man who has a brain tumor, who becomes obsessed with a portrait of an actress, and then he believes he can will himself back in time to he...
I Am Legend
It is January 1976 and Earth has been overrun by vampires. Robert Neville -- a 36-year-old man trying to survive nights barricaded in his house in the greater Los Angeles area, and foraging for food, repairing his fortress, and killing sleeping vampires during the day -- may be the last living normal man on the planet. While he tries to figure out how they took over the planet and what stops them, he recalls the past decade and how he lost his wife and ...
The Incredible Shrinking Man
Scott Carey was a typical American family man and business employee until something mysteriously caused his body to shrink an inch per week. The story begins when he is only one inch tall and trapped in his cellar, struggling to obtain food from impossibly high tables and shelves, water from a cavernous garden hose, and safety from a marauding spider. Through flashbacks, his experiences at various sizes in the recent past -- dealing with his wife and dau...
Richard Matheson Message Board 5/23/2006 3:03:17 PM
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