I read I Am Legend, not knowing it was a book published in 1954 (though a few words tipped me off) and also having watched the newer movie (2007).
I’m surprised they even remotely linked the movie to the book, since Richard Matheson’s book is 100% nothing like the film!
|city, contemporary||suburbs, 1950’s|
|crazy zombies||intelligent zombies|
|happy sappy ending||um…|
I found the book to be much more emotional, harsh, and realistic.
Not for the weak-stomached, as the author is not shy about facing the darker side of humanity. Everything from longings of lust, to loneliness, to self-reflection, to ethics and alcoholism and murder.
All in all, I can’t believe it was from the 1950’s! I bet it absolutely blew people’s minds back then, and even today, it remains an impressive book.
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