[Epub] ❤ Collected Stories, Vol. 3 ➞ Richard Matheson – Anguillais.us

Collected Stories, Vol. 3RICHARD MATHESON COLLECTED STORIES VOL 3 IS THE LAST OF A THREE VOLUME SET OF RICHARD MATHESON S COLLECTED STORIES VOLUME THREE INCLUDES SOME OF MATHESON S MOST FAMOUS STORIES INCLUDING DUEL UPON WHICH THE STEVEN SPIELBERG MOVIE WAS BASED 33 STORIES IN AN AFFORDABLE TRADE PAPERBACK.

[Epub] ❤ Collected Stories, Vol. 3 ➞ Richard Matheson – Anguillais.us
  • Paperback
  • 349 pages
  • Collected Stories, Vol. 3
  • Richard Matheson
  • 13 January 2017
  • 9781887368810

    10 thoughts on “[Epub] ❤ Collected Stories, Vol. 3 ➞ Richard Matheson – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    And so we reach the end, the last volume of Richard Matheson s collected works 29 stories written between 1959 and 1971 with a completist s smattering of little bits published in the 1980s but reportedly written before 1971 After that, he turned away from short fiction and wrote novels and screenplays This volume contains some of Matheson s most famous stories and possibly his most famous one , and serves as a fitting ending as before, see the monumental reviews for Collected Stories, Vol 1 and Collected Stories, Vol 2Those smatterings of stories I mentioned turn out to be some of the weakest stuff here in some cases, probably written by Matheson and unsold well, sadly, not all of them , only to be doled out to anthologies when a request came in over the next decade Till Death Do Us Part is PLAYBOY magazine filler, as a man plots to kill his hideous wife using voodoo Matheson seems to have loved the idea of murder by voodoo and does a number of iterations of it in the stories in this volume, the to be touched on a bit later Therese being the best of them Till Death is a pretty weak little thing, misogynistic and tepid or, at least the main character is The Finishing Touches is a strange hodge podge of plotting a perfect murder story and, well, telling you would give it away but let s just say it s not very r...


  2. says:

    I tried Matheson as I found out he wrote some of the stories that later would be showed on the twilight zone, which I enjoyed as being a kiddo.Even enjoying a few stories, most of them are today too much old fashioned The good thing is that the author writes really well and most of the stories ...


  3. says:

    This collection of short horror thriller stories is quite good It s amazing because I would start reading many of these stories and then realize they were later adapted into quite famous TV shorts or movies.This is just one third of Richard Matheson s I Am Legend short story collection but includes the story Nightmare at 20,000 Feet upon which the famous Twilight Zone episode with William Shatner.It also includes the story Button, Button which was the influence for the 80s Twilight Zone episode It will be remade this year into a Cameron Diaz movie called The Box One other story is Prey about a killer African doll which stalks a woman in her apartment It was later adapted as the amusing The Doll episode in Trilogy of Terror It was later famous enough to be lampooned in the Simpsons Halloween episode with the killer Krusty doll.Finally, this collection ends with Duel which was adapted into a Stephen Spielberg s first feature...


  4. says:

    54 books for 2009 Well, I ve officially read all of Matheson s short stories It s a lesson in creative writing within itself.


  5. says:

    Big Surprise ooThe Creeping Terror ooDeadline ooMantage ooNo Such Thing As a Vampire ooCrickets ooDay of Reckoning ooFirst Anniversary ooFrom Shadowed Places ooNightmare at 20,000 Feet oFinger Prints ooThe Likeness of Julie ooMute ooDues Ex Machina ooGirl of My Dreams ooThe Jazz Machine ooShock Wave ooTis the Season to be Jelly ooInterest ooA Drink of Water ooTherese ooPrey ooButton, Button ooBy Appointment Only ooThe Finishing Touches ooTill Death D...


  6. says:

    What a fun collection These stories are mostly normal people who have something extraordinary happen They are well paced and so creative Where does a person get such bizarre ideas Some stories may be familiar to you there is Steven Spielberg s Duel, probably the best road rage story written to date, and there are all three stories from Trilogy Of Terror a great old movie...


  7. says:

    Stephen King tribute to Matheson included in collection of 3 books Author discussed in chapter 9 of


  8. says:

    This is an excellent collection of some of Matheson s best and lesser known stories and I loved them all even the not so great ones A must have for any Matheson fan Can t wait to track down the first two volumes so I can read some of the master s works.

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