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Bloodlines: Richard Matheson's Dracula, I Am Legend & Other Vampire Stories
Richard Matheson has written some of the most enduring novels and screenplays in the vampire genre. This omnibus collection of Matheson's vampire tales/screenplays contains all of Matheson's vampire material. Of special interest is the novel and screenplay for I am Legend. Matheson was also the first author to write a screenplay for Dracula based on the Bram Stoker novel, ...more
Hardcover, 520 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Gauntlet Press
(first published December 30th 2006)
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Did you know this story is about vampires and how a virus turned everyone on earth except one man. The main character becomes as much a legend to the new part vampire people as a vampires are legend to us today. Very, very different form the movie. I didn't get through all the other short stories because I am not into gore horror they had in them. Very interesting how the main character evoles and how he stay a live.
Born in Allendale, New Jersey to Norwegian immigrant parents, Matheson was raised in Brooklyn and graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School in 1943. He then entered the military and spent World War II as an infantry soldier. In 1949 he earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and moved to California in 1951. He married in 1952 and has four children, three of w ...moreMore about Richard Matheson...