[Epub] ↠ I Am Legend Author Richard Matheson – Bassgrotto.co.uk

I Am Legend 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


10 thoughts on “I Am Legend

  1. says:

    I am legend These words make me shudder But if you have only seen that Will Smith movie that went 180 degrees on the book s message, the soul crushing impact of these words will be lost on you.That makes me sadTo quote Stephen King,I think the author who influenced me the most as a writer was Richard MathesonThis was enough of a recommendation for me to go and dig up this book And it s greatview spoiler Full circle A new terror born in death, a new superstition entering the u I am legend These words make me shudder But if you have only seen that Will Smith movie that went 180 degrees on the book s message, the soul crushing impact of these words will be lost on you.That makes me sadTo quote Stephen King,I think the author who influenced me the most as a writer was Richard MathesonThis was enough of a recommendation for me to go and dig up this book And it s greatview spoiler Full circle A new terror born in death, a new superstition entering the unassailable fortress of forever I am legend hide spoilerRobert Neville, as you may already know from the countless cinematic adaptations of the story, seems to be a sole survivor of a vampirism like pandemic The old fashioned burn in the sunlight stake through the heart vampirism, non...


  2. says:

    I loved this book Was very creepy to read.I thought it was brillant from beginning to end.One of my favourite books of all time ever That ending WOW


  3. says:

    Hm.Honestly, this is a tough book to review.I did like the story, but one of the biggest bothers for me here was not fully understanding why the world has gone to shit why everyone is now a vampire The book just drops you right in the middle of Robert Neville s situation, which is a day to day existence of killing vampires during the day hiding in his house during the night.I m the kind of SF reader who likes a bit of depth to be given to the cause of disaster, and this story large Hm.Honestly, ...


  4. says:

    I just re read this after watching some of the movies based on it It s truly a chilling book It s an apocalyptic novel The vampire plague has destroyed our society Much of the book focuses on our hero s loneliness When he finds an uninfected dog, his attempts to befriend it are almost pathetic truly heart wrenching It s well worth reading.There are 3 movies that I know of that are based on this book The Last Man On Earth starring Vincent Price in the mid 60 s This follows the book I just re read this after watching some of the movies based on it It s truly a chilling book It s an apocalyptic novel The vampire plague has destroyed our society Much of the book focuses on our hero s loneliness When he finds an uninfected dog, his attempts to befriend it are almost pathetic truly heart wrenching It ...


  5. says:

    I was going to rate the book a lukewarm 3 stars, but then I looked onceat the date of publication 1954 and reconsidered A bit of historical perspective, of literary context elevates this novel to the well deserved genre classic status At the time Matheson published his science fiction take on the gothic vampire myth, the market was a lot different from today s oversaturated landscape that has largely trivialized the subject and gave it a curious teenage romance slant Even bringing i I was going to rate the book a lukewarm 3 stars, but then I looked onceat the date of publication 1954 and reconsidered A bit of historical perspective, of literary context elevates this novel to the well deserved genre classic status At the time Matheson published his science fiction take on the gothic...


  6. says:

    I m not much of what you might call a vampire guy By which I mean both that I am not a vampire, or a guy who likes vampires or vampire themed endeavors Thus it stands to reason that I never would have read Richard Matheson s I Am Legend had not the wildcard of my book club chosen it as this month s selection Frankly, I was a little underwhelmed by the choice The critical blurbs did not help matters along Dean Koontz said it was the most riveting vampire novel since Dracula, which is g I m not much of what you might call a vampire guy By which I mean both that I am not a vampire, or a guy who likes vampires or vampire themed endeavors Thus it stands to reason that I never would have read Richard Matheson s I Am Legend had not the wildcard of my book club chosen it as this month s selection Frankly, I was a little underwhelmed by the choice The critical blurbs did not help matters along Dean Koontz said it was the most riveting vampire novel since Drac...


  7. says:

    This was creepy and sad too I don t think I would have lasted long as the last person alive I would have just given up and let myself get caught The vampires of this story are quite zombie like, I thought How events turn out in the end surprised me.


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I just finished reading this book Completely different from the movie The 2007 version , I wish they would have gone with this story instead The reader spends the whole story Which is really only 170 pages following the last man on earth as he fights for his survival against vampires and yes, they are vampires He boards up his house, stocks up on canned goods, and researches a way to combat this disease He is not a doctor or a scientist, just a regular man stuck in an irregular situatio I just finished reading this book Completely different from the movie The 2007 version , I wish they would ha...


  9. says:

    1 I d like to take this opportunity to apologize for all of the Will Smith jokes It s going to be difficult, but I will refrain from including him in this review.2 Stuff I liked Matheson does an amazing job in describing the situation Neville has deal with as the only person left in the world The scariest parts for me where when Matheson deals with themes like isolation and loneliness That stuff was muchterrifying than the vampireson them later There were entire chapters of 1 I d like to take this opportunity to apologize for all of the Will Smith jokes It s going to be difficult, but I will refrain from including him in this review.2 Stuff I liked Matheson does an amazing job in describing the situation Neville has deal with as the only person left in the world The scariest parts for me where when Matheson deals with themes like isolation and loneliness That stuff was muchterrifying than the vampireson them later There were entire chapters of the book describing Neville s fruitless attempts to find companionship Those chapters along with the glimpse into Neville s p...