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Button, Button: Uncanny Stories
Richard Matheson is a really interesting author in terms of style. I think, in many ways, he is a bridge between Poe and Stephen King in terms of tone ...more
Oct 20, 2009
Oct 18, 2009
The Turn of the Screw
This book really fell flat for me. Stylistically it lives between Victorian literature and ghost/haunted house stories and I don't think it did either ...more
Apr 03, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
The Haunting of Hill House
Shirley Jackson is great. I'd read the darkly satirical story "The Lottery" so when I decided to read "The Haunting of Hill House" I has pretty high e ...more
Aug 13, 2009
Aug 11, 2009
Hell House
This is one of the best and most classic haunted house stories ever. Reading this book was great because you see the influence it had on haunted house ...more
Sep 10, 2010
Sep 01, 2010
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
I was reasonably disappointed in this book because I've loved everything else I've read from Shirley Jackson. This wasn't a terrible book but it lacke ...more
Sep 2012
Aug 29, 2012
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Graphic Novel)
This is Edgar Allan Poe light, pure and simple. I didn't feel anywhere near the dense foreboding of a Poe setting and the suspense was worthy only of ...more
Jul 24, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre
This was a really great book from the master of horror. Anyone who likes horror stories or weird tales has to read some HP Lovecraft because his influ ...more
May 08, 2012
Feb 27, 2012
The Tell-Tale Heart & Other Writings (Bantam Classics)
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Oct 16, 2007
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