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An acclaimed SF novel about vampires. The last man on earth is not alone ...
Robert Neville is the last living man on Earth but he is not alone. Every other man, woman and child on the planet has become a vampire, and they are hungry for Neville's blood. By day he is the hunter, stalking the undead through the ruins of civilisation. By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for the dawn. How long can one man survive like this?
The SF classic that inspired the blockbuster vampire movie starring Will Smith.
ISBN: 9780575094161 ISBN-10: 0575094168 Series: S.F. Masterworks Audience:
Number Of Pages: 162 Published: 1st May 2010 Publisher: Orion Publishing Co Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.1
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1
About the Author
Richard Matheson is The New York Times bestselling author of I Am Legend, Hell House, Somewhere in Time, The Incredible Shrinking Man, A Stir of Echoes, The Beardless Warriors, The Path, Seven Steps to Midnight, Now You See It…, and What Dreams May Come, among others.
He was named a Grand Master of Horror by the World Horror Convention, and received the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement. He has also won the Edgar, the Spur, and the Writer's Guild awards. In 2010, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
In addition to his novels Matheson wrote several screenplays for movies and TV, including “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet,” based on his short story, along with several other Twilight Zone episodes. He was born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, and fought in the infantry in World War II. He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. Matheson died in June, 2013, at the age of eighty-seven.