The Best of Richard Matheson by Richard Matheson, Victor LaValle

The Best of Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson, Victor LaValle

fiction classics fantasy horror science fiction short stories dark reflective fast-paced

407 pages | first published 2017


The first career retrospective of terrifying stories by "one of the greatest writers of the 20th century" (Ray Bradbury), edited by award-winning author Victor LaValle.Among the greats of 20th-century horror and fantasy, few names stand above Rich...
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