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Iduna

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Horror books
« on: January 05, 2011, 04:20:55 pm »
I've been looking for a good horror book, but I can't find any. Anybody have any ideas?

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Re: Horror books
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2011, 04:31:52 pm »
It's a leap year. Sanity is in short supply.  You can't have mine.

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Re: Horror books
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2011, 06:41:21 am »
Good horror is a wide subject.
And the answers to that question will vary greatly.

But standard recommendations would be:
Stephen King - Pet Sematary
Donald Kingsbury - The Survivor (from The Man-Kzin Wars IV , SF novel)
James Herbert - Haunted
Kathe Koja - Bad Brains

From the classics section:
Edgar Allen Poe and Clark Ashton Smith come readily to mind.
« Last Edit: January 06, 2011, 07:33:41 am by Gerd D. »
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Re: Horror books
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2011, 06:43:39 pm »
Thanks I'll look into them.

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Re: Horror books
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2019, 09:34:58 am »
It's a leap year. Sanity is in short supply.  You can't have mine.

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Re: Horror books
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2019, 01:48:30 pm »
Interesting perspective.