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The Shrinking Man

(1956)
(Incredible Shrinking Man)
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While on a boating holiday, Scott Carey is exposed to a cloud of radioactive spray. A few weeks later, following a series of medical examinations, he can no longer deny the extraordinary truth. Not only is he losing weight, he is also shorter than he was. Scott Carey has begun to shrink. Richard Matheson's novel follows through its premise with remorseless logic, with Carey first attempting to continue some kind of normal life and later having left human contact behind, having to survive in a world where insects and spiders are giant adversaries. And even that is only a stage on his journey into the unknown.

Genre: Science Fiction
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September 2002 : USA Library Binding

Title: Incredible Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-606-24020-9 / 978-0-606-24020-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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January 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson, David Morrell
ISBN: 1-887368-48-5 / 978-1-887368-48-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gauntlet Press
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February 2001 : USA Library Binding

Title: Incredible Shrinking Man
Author(s): R Matheson
ISBN: 1-4176-4665-9 / 978-1-4176-4665-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Rebound by Sagebrush
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February 1993 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-89968-352-5 / 978-0-89968-352-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Buccaneer Books
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September 1979 : USA Hardback

Title: The Shrinking Man (The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series)
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-8398-2547-1 / 978-0-8398-2547-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gregg Pr
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1973 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-85127-022-0 / 978-0-85127-022-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: David Bruce & Watson
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Paperback Editions

February 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Shrinking Man (Richard Matheson's The Shrinking Man)
Author(s): Richard Matheson, Ted Adams
ISBN: 1-63140-519-5 / 978-1-63140-519-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: IDW Publishing
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April 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Shrinking Man (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 1-4732-0169-1 / 978-1-4732-0169-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gateway
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April 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-7653-6116-7 / 978-0-7653-6116-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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January 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Shrinking Man (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-575-07463-9 / 978-0-575-07463-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Shrinking Man.
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 1-4072-3091-3 / 978-1-4072-3091-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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February 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-312-85664-4 / 978-0-312-85664-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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March 1995 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man (Tor Horror)
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-8125-2299-0 / 978-0-8125-2299-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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September 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-7474-0233-7 / 978-0-7474-0233-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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May 1969 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Shrinking Man (Science fiction)
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-552-08245-7 / 978-0-552-08245-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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December 1978 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-425-04021-6 / 978-0-425-04021-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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May 1969 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-553-03970-9 / 978-0-553-03970-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Audio Editions

April 2008 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 1-4332-1259-5 / 978-1-4332-1259-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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April 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 1-4332-1260-9 / 978-1-4332-1260-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man - on playaway
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 1-60514-267-0 / 978-1-60514-267-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: playaway
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January 2006 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2006 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2006 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man: Library Edition
Author(s): Richard Matheson, Yuri Rasovsky
ISBN: 0-7861-3792-4 / 978-0-7861-3792-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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January 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man (LIBRARY EDITION)
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-7861-7576-1 / 978-0-7861-7576-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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January 2006 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Incredible Shrinking Man
Author(s): Richard Matheson
ISBN: 0-7861-7851-5 / 978-0-7861-7851-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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Kindle Editions

December 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Shrinking Man (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): Richard Matheson
Publisher: Gateway
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