Hunted Past Reason
It's supposed to be an ordinary camping trip, two old friends hiking through the wilderness toward a remote cabin in the woods of northern California. But the enforced isolation of the hike soon exposes long-hidden rivalries and resentments between the two men. The deeper they get into the primeval wilderness, and the further from civilisation, the greater the tension between them becomes - until the simmering hostility erupts into a life or death struggle for survival.
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- Paperback | 304 pages
- 108.7 x 172.7 x 20.8mm | 145.15g
- 26 Jun 2003
- St Martin's Press
- New York, United States
"Without Richard Matheson, I wouldn't be around."--Stephen King "Suspense master Matheson's masterpiece . . . First-rate suspense."--"Kirkus Reviews "(starred review) "Matheson's new novel shows him still the Hemingway of horror, a writer whose honed prose and primal themes articulate universal fears and dreads."--"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) ""Hunted Past Reason" makes the most agonizing scenes from Deliverance seem genteel by comparison. . . . Matheson is a master at conveying the escalating mental anguish of the protagonist--his fears, anxieties, self-castigations, and vain hopes--and at capturing the violent, psychotic, and perversely ingenious mind of his foe."--"The Wall Street Journal"
About Richard Matheson
Richard Matheson is The "New York Times" bestselling author of "I Am Legend, Hell House, Somewhere in Time, The Incredible Shrinking Man, A Stir of Echoes, The Beardless Warriors, The Path, Seven Steps to Midnight, Now You See It . . ., " and "What Dreams May Come." A Grand Master of Horror and past winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement, he has also won the Edgar, the Hugo, the Spur, and the Writer's Guild awards. He lives in Calabasas, California.