I Am Legend

4,07 durchschnittliche Bewertung
( 59.414 Bewertungen bei Goodreads )
 
9780425040539: I Am Legend

[Read by Robertson Dean]

The basis for the film starring Academy Award nominee Will Smith, I Am Legend is a classic of horror and suspense. First published in 1954, I Am Legend was Richard Matheson's first SF novel, and established his reputation as a pre-eminent figure in SF.

In I Am Legend, a terrible plague has decimated the world, and those who were unfortunate enough to survive are transformed into blood-thirsty creatures of the night. Robert Neville is the last living man on earth. Every other man, woman, and child has become a vampire, and they are all hungry for Neville's blood. By day, he is the hunter, stalking the sleeping undead through the abandoned ruins of civilization. By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for the dawn. How long can one man survive in a world of vampires?

Die Inhaltsangabe kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Review:

One of the most influential vampire novels of the 20th century, I Am Legend regularly appears on the "10 Best" lists of numerous critical studies of the horror genre. As Richard Matheson's third novel, it was first marketed as science fiction (for although written in 1954, the story takes place in a future 1976). A terrible plague has decimated the world, and those who were unfortunate enough to survive have been transformed into blood-thirsty creatures of the night. Except, that is, for Robert Neville. He alone appears to be immune to this disease, but the grim irony is that now he is the outsider. He is the legendary monster who must be destroyed because he is different from everyone else. Employing a stark, almost documentary style, Richard Matheson was one of the first writers to convince us that the undead can lurk in a local supermarket freezer as well as a remote Gothic castle. His influence on a generation of bestselling authors--including Stephen King and Dean Koontz--who first read him in their youth is, well, legendary. --Stanley Wiater

From the Publisher:

9 1.5-hour cassettes

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Beste Suchergebnisse bei AbeBooks

1.

Matheson, Richard
Verlag: Berkley 1955-05-05 (1955)
ISBN 10: 0425040534 ISBN 13: 9780425040539
Neu Mass Market Paperback Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Berkley 1955-05-05, 1955. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: New. 0425040534 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Buchnummer des Verkäufers TM-0425040534

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 73,52
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,39
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

2.

Richard Matheson
Verlag: Berkley (1955)
ISBN 10: 0425040534 ISBN 13: 9780425040539
Neu Paperback Anzahl: 1
Anbieter
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Berkley, 1955. Paperback. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0425040534

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 77,64
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 3,39
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer

3.

Matheson, Richard
Verlag: Berkley (1979)
ISBN 10: 0425040534 ISBN 13: 9780425040539
Neu Mass Market Paperback Anzahl: 2
Anbieter
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, USA)
Bewertung
[?]

Buchbeschreibung Berkley, 1979. Mass Market Paperback. Buchzustand: New. Never used!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P110425040534

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Neu kaufen
EUR 82,19
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 1,69
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer