Classic horror stories?

I am a big fan of horror stories, and love classic/old literature. I have read Mary Shelly's "Frankenstein", Bram Stoker's "Dracula" The Grim Fairytales (if that counts), and Many of Edgar Allen Poes works. I am looking for more books similar or of interest to those. I've read stephen kind and darran shan and people like them. So preferably someone new

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  • 8 years ago
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    Here are some books worth checking out... A mix of old and new(ish). :)

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

    The Wasp Factory by Ian Banks

    Carmilla by J. Sheridan LeFanu

    The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

    The Green Man by Kingsley Amis

    The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

    We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

    The Woman in Black by Susan Hill

    Swan Song by Robert McCammon

    I am Legend by Richard Matheson

    The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs

    The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe

    Sweetheart, Sweetheart by Bernard Taylor

    The Wolfen by Whitley Strieber

  • 8 years ago

    H. P Lovecraft once wrote an essay on "weird fiction," I'd say it is still one of the more extensive reviews of such fiction in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It's easily available in any of the collections of his work.

    Oh and read Lovecraft while you're at it.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Gas prices.

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