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I really enjoyed this collection of short stories.
Steel and Other Stories is a collection of stories written by Richard Matheson who is probably best known for his novels I am Legend and The Incredible Shrinking Man.
My favorites are The Doll That Does Everything (one of the best twist endings I have ever read), The Edge, and A Visit to Santa Claus (perfect for the holidays!)
Great anthology. I remember reading some of these stories when I first became enthralled with SF, more than 40 years ago. They hold up well. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jacob Huelstrunk
I can't believe Matheson wrote these so long ago! He's amazing. Each story is short and to a point. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Perhaps Matheson needs more time to set up a story, so the short story is not his best medium. Whatever the reason, this wasn't worth the read. Read morePublished 10 months ago by KOG
Matheson's ''I am legend'' is one of the best novels I've ever read. I watched ''Real Steel'' with my kids and loved it, and saw in the credits that Matheson had written the short... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Muti1971
Very entertaining read. So many of the stories were remembered from anthologies and The Twilight Zone TV series. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Daniel Honaker
This is a long way off Matheson's best work. In fact there's been quite a few collections of his short stories in recent years anchored by one masterpiece story that was turned... Read morePublished 13 months ago by James N Simpson
This is the best collection of short stories that I've read in a very long time.
I think Matheson is the equal of Bradbury or Vonnegut, and I'm looking for more of his... Read more
I really enjoyed this collection of short stories. I have never read anything by Matheson before, so I was surprised to find that I actually enjoyed his style and outlook of the... Read morePublished on May 21, 2012 by Alyssa Marie