The Legend of Hell House the Screenplay
Award winning novelist, film and television writer Richard Matheson adapted the script from his novel. This tale of the occult follows four researchers who agree to spend one week in a house known to be inhabited by dangerous and evil spirits. Typical of Matheson's unique style, "The Legend of Hell House" is not the usual ghost story and is yet another reason why Ray Bradb...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published March 28th 2001 by Harvest Moon Books
(first published March 1st 2000)
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Every now and then you find a book which is almost too scarey to continue reading; particularly if you read late a night when all around you is quiet! This is one of those books. If you like a good scare - this book is highly recommended (the film is quite good too).
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...