Books The Best Richard Matheson Books  

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List of the best Richard Matheson books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Richard Matheson is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. His novel I Am Legend was even adapted into a film starring Will Smith. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Richard Matheson who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

Examples of books on this list include I Am Legend, Hell House, and many more. What are Richard Matheson's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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I Am Legend is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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What Dreams May Come is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Hell House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Nightmare at 20,000 feet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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A Stir of Echoes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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The Shrinking Man is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Shock! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Duel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Button, Button: Uncanny Storie... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books

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Somewhere in Time is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Mediums Rare is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Earthbound is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Now You See It . . . is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Shock II is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Hunted past reason is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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7 Steps to Midnight is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Darker Places is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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The Beardless Warriors is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Journal of the Gun Years is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Shock III is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Noir is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Shock Waves is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Third from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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The gunfight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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Hunger And Thirst is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Richard Matheson Books
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