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Shock 2 by Richard Matheson
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Shock 2 (original 1964; edition 1964)

by Richard Matheson (Author)

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Member:mysticskeptic
Title:Shock 2
Authors:Richard Matheson (Author)
Info:Dell Publishing Co (1964), (7829) Paperback, 192 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:short fiction, horror, supernatural

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I got this short-story collection in my ebay lot when I had to pick up "I Am Legend" for my book club. Just got around to reading it.
I enjoyed the physical book itself... 1965 paperback marked "50 cents" – but in remarkably good condition. Sometimes old books are just fun!
The stories themselves, however, were a bit uneven, and some of them seemed rather dated and anti-climactic. Genre-wise, they're kind of in that twilight-zone area between horror and sci-fi.
Includes:

* A Flourish of Strumpets
* Brother to the Machine
* No Such Thing as a Vampire
* Descent
* Deadline
* The Man Who Made the World
* Graveyard Shift [ The Faces ]
* The Likeness of Julie [as by Logan Swanson]
* Lazarus II
* Big Surprise [ What Was in the Box? ]
* Crickets
* Mute
* From Shadowed Places ( )
  AltheaAnn | Feb 9, 2016 |
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