“Mantage,” Richard Matheson, 1959

“Mantage,” Richard Matheson, 1959 — A writer wishes that life could be experienced in the same way as in a movie–all tedium glossed over, highlights only.  The rest of his life takes 85 minutes.

Comments: Read in Science Fiction Showcase.

Author: Wikipedia: “Richard Burton Matheson (born February 20, 1926) is an American author and screenwriter, primarily in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres.” Matheson’s work, including I Am Legend, has influenced a number of writers, including Stephen King, and has been adapted for television (The Twilight Zone, Star Trek) and film (Somewhere in Time).


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