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Richard Matheson: Collected Stories Volume One


Author: Richard Matheson
Editor: Stanley Wiater

Volume One of this collection of previously uncollected work of Richard Matheson, including never-before-published material


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Product Description

Published 2003

Our Edge Books imprint brings you RICHARD MATHESON: COLLECTED STORIES. It is an expanded tradepaperback version of the 1989 Dream/Press hardcover limited edition and is available in three volumes.

RICHARD MATHESON: COLLECTED STORIES is the gathering together of 86 Richard Matheson short stories, beginning with Born of Man and Woman from 1950 and ending with Duel from 1971. The stories were arranged by Matheson himself roughly in chronological order of original publication. There are also several tributes to Richard Matheson throughout the volumes from admirers such as Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch, William F. Nolan, and others.

Finally, Matheson wrote a deeply revealing Introduction for the collection. As Matheson himself states in this Introduction, “A twenty-year period of creativity reduced to the psychological background of my output of fantasy and science-fiction stories.  If this were a thesis, that would be my premise”.

For the Volume One, editor Stanley Wiater has included:

  • A “bibliophile” at the end of each story containing Matheson’s very own commentary on the behind-the-scenes details of each story.  Each story is also listed with it’s original publication date and place of publication.
  • A brand new introduction written expressly for this version of the book

Each subsequent volume of RICHARD MATHESON: COLLECTED STORIES includes the Matheson bibliophiles with each story.

Table of Contents for

Editor’s Preface

Dream Press Introduction: 1989

Gauntlet Press Introduction: 2003

Born of Man and Woman

Third From the Sun

When the Waker Sleeps

From Ray Bradbury

Blood Son

Clothes Make the Man

Dress of White Silk


The Thing

Through Channels

Witch War

From Robert Bloch

Advance Notice

Brother to the Machine


Lover When You’re Near Me

Mad House

Shipshape Home


To Fit the Crime

Death Ship

From William F. Nolan

Disappearing Act

The Disinheritors

Dying Room Only

Full Circle

The Last Day

Lazarus II

Legion of Plotters

Little Girl Lost

Long Distance Call

Additional Information

Weight 6 lbs
CStories Volume One

Trade Paperback


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