Twilight Zone

Twilight Zone

19 Original Stories on the 50th Anniversary

Book - 2009
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An original anthology celebrating Rod Serling's landmark television series When it first aired in 1959, The Twilight Zone was nothing less than groundbreaking television. Freed from much of the censors' strict oversight because of the show's classification as "science fiction," the 156 filmed episodes explored powerful and moving human themes-love, hate, pride, jealousy, terror-in their own unique style.The show has since inspired two revivals, as well as fiction, comic books, and magazines, and even a pinball game and theme parkrides.  Just as important, it sparked the imaginations of countless writers, filmmakers, and fans around the world, and is considered a seminal show for broadening the horizons of television.This anthology will be an all-new collection of stories written in the vein of the original television show. 2009 is the fiftieth anniversary of The Twilight Zone's first broadcast year. Edited and featured and introduction by Carol Serling, the anthology will include brand new stories by science fiction and fantasy luminaries such as Whitley Strieber, Loren D. Estleman, Joe Lansdale, R. L. Stine, Timothy Zahn, and Peter S. Beagle, as well as writers from the original series, EarlHammer and Harlan Ellison®, all in honor of Rod's incredible vision.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2009.
ISBN: 9780765324344
9780765324337
Characteristics: 444 p. ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Serling, Carol
Serling, Rod 1924-1975.

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Sep 22, 2010

This book doesn't really live up to the spirit of The Twilight Zone. There are two or three good short stories, many mediocre ones and quite a few bad ones. Skip it and go for Richard Matheon's short story collection instead.

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