I Am Legend

Author(s): Richard Matheson


An SF novel about vampires ...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?


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A stunning SF novel Republished by Gollancz with an introduction by Stephen King Astounding new cover treatment to make this backlist series a must-have collection The promotion includes the best-known names in SF: Philip K. Dick, Daniel Keyes, Frederik Pohl, Joe Haldeman, James Blish, Ursula K. Le Guin, Roger Zelazny, Kurt Vonnegut and Alfred Bester as well as Richard Matheson. This really is the very best of classic SF 'I think the author who influenced me the most as a writer was Richard Matheson. Books like I Am Legend were an inspiration to me' Stephen King 'Pulls off that difficult trick of marrying two genres, in this case horror and SF. It is by turns, scary, thrilling, tragic, witty and - ultimately - uplifting' James Lovegrove 'The most clever and riveting vampire novel since Dracula' Dean R. Koontz

I Am Legend, first published in 1954, was Richard Matheson's first SF novel, and established his reputation as a pre-eminent figure in SF

General Fields

  • : 9780575079007
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Gollancz
  • : August 2006
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 12mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Richard Matheson
  • : Paperback
  • : Round cornered ed
  • : 813.54
  • : 176
  • : Science fiction