Richard Matheson

I Am Legend

originally published:
New York : Fawcett / Gold Medal
1954

The first edition, a paperback original. Image courtesy of a private collector.

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born as: Richard Matheson

Noted genre fiction writer whose ability to place fanstastic stories within every-day settings, such as his modern vampire novel I Am Legend or his science-fiction tale The Shrinking Man, inspired a new generation of writers, most notably Stephen King. Matheson also contributed many of the classic scripts and stories for Rod Serling's Twilight Zone.

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