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If you're thinking Edgar Allan, you've come to the right place

Advantages: Excellently written, great characters, a captivating mystery / ghost story
Disadvantages: Dabbles in a lot of genres so people may be put off by a genre they don't like

Browsing the Kindle Store on the prowl for a new read I discovered the most popular book amongst other Kindle readers at the time was "Poe" by J. Lincoln Fenn and figuring from the name alone it would probably have some kind of creepy, horror undertones a ...

Mildew82 22.01.2014 · Read full review
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KIng Of The Hill

Advantages: Wonderful characters and great writing
Disadvantages: None that come readily to mind

I don't know if writing talent is genetic or not, but the quality of "Even" by Andrew Grant, the brother of Lee Child, suggests it could be. Further evidence can be found within the pages of "NOS4R2", whose author, Joe Hill, goes by the full name of Jose ...

Soho_Black 15.06.2014 · Read full review
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Excellent thriller

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This is a truly terrifying novel. It will send shivers up your spine. This book is about 11 year old Regan, daughter of film actress Chris MacNeil, who is possessed by a demon. After taking her daughter to her trusted doctor, after he examines her ...

WAD1-2-3 31.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Exorcist - William Peter Blatty

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Truly classic, questioning horror

Advantages: Horror of the highest order, that hasn't dated in the same way as the movie.
Disadvantages: Try and leave the on-screen images, and enjoy what's on the page, otherwise you'll miss out.

You've seen the film, surely? Possibly one of the most notorious pieces ever committed to celluloid. Similarly, the novel which inspired the film had so great an influence on the horror genre that it surely must sit with the work of M.R. James, Shelley, ...

RichardW 11.07.2000 · Read full review
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Much more than a horror yarn

Advantages: Intertwines human strife with supernatural occurances
Disadvantages: Adapted from a film often dismissed as simply grotesque

...Sadly, it was impossible to read this book without being influenced by the (in)famous movie adaptation. Nevertheless, being a fan of the film, the book increased my admiration of the extremely gifted author and his misunderstood and, I might add, overlook ...

broken_chords 02.12.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The Exorcist - William Peter Blatty

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