What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson
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A LOVE THAT TRANSCENDS HEAVEN AND HELL



What happens to us after we die? Chris Nielsen had no idea, until an unexpected accident cut his life short, separating him from his beloved wife, Annie. Now Chris must discover the true nature of life after death.



But even Heaven is not complete without Annie, and when tragedy threatens to divide them forever, Chris risks his very soul to save Annie from an eternity of despair.



Richard Matheson's powerful tale of life---and love---after death was the basis for the Oscar-winning film starring Robin Williams.



 

About Richard Matheson

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Richard Matheson was 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, among others. He was named a Grand Master of Horror by the World Horror Convention, and received the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement. He has also won the Edgar, the Spur, and the Writer's Guild awards. In 2010, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. In addition to his novels Matheson wrote several screenplays for movies and TV, including “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet,” based on his short story, along with several other Twilight Zone episodes. He was born in New Jersey and raised in Brooklyn, and fought in the infantry in World War II. He earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. Matheson died in June, 2013, at the age of eighty-seven.
 
Published April 1, 2007 by Tor Books. 288 pages
Genres: Romance, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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So he gets Robert to take him through the lower regions, hells within hells, until they arrive at a reproduction of the Nielson home, now fallen into hopelessly chaotic disrepair, where Ann's soul lives in dark sludge.

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As Chris is exploring Summerland, his wife Ann is never out of his mind, he is constantly wondering when he will see his soulmate again.

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