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Novels similar to I Am Legend?

Old 12-11-07, 03:11 PM
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Novels similar to I Am Legend?

I read I Am Legend in one sitting last weekend and really liked it. Matheson's style is really easy to get into and holds one's attention.

Can anyone recommend similar plotlines (horror/suspense/with a little mix of hard sci-fi)?

In other words, what other novels would I enjoy if I enjoyed I Am Legend?
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Old 12-11-07, 07:48 PM
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The Stand seems an obvious choice.
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Old 12-12-07, 09:41 AM
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"Day of the Triffids" by John Wyndham, very similar but with flesh-eating plants. This and I Am Legend were major inspirations on Romero's Dead films.
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http://forum.dvdtalk.com/showthread.php?t=186446

A whole thread full of post-apocalyptic novels...
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Brian Keene's The Rising and City of the Dead.
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Thanks guys...
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more like a novella (and i'm glad it was as it could really only go so far).

you may like Alfred Bester novels.
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Old 12-21-07, 10:56 PM
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Day by Day Armageddon (one of the best books of its kind. Awesome read

http://www.amazon.com/Day-Armageddon...8299371&sr=8-1
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