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Old 12-21-2013, 12:27 PM
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Hi all.
What is the best horror book ever written in your opinion?
Let's share our number 1 horror book of all time!
My vote goes to 'At the Mountains of Madness' by H P Lovecraft.
Try the below audiobook version.
It's even more suffocating and terrifying due to the deep and sinister voice of the narrator!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2iSmE129uQ
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Old 12-21-2013, 12:48 PM
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I think in general horror works better in short story format. To that end, I have always enjoyed "The Screaming Skull" by F. Marion Crawford.
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Old 12-21-2013, 11:32 PM
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H.P. LOVECRAFT, THE COMPLETE FICTION. If it isn't the "best" it certainly is indispensable.
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Old 12-31-2013, 06:26 AM
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Ray Bradbury's
Something Wicked This Way Comes
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Old 12-31-2013, 01:59 PM
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"It" by Stephen King.
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Old 12-31-2013, 02:30 PM
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The Great and Secret Show by Clive Barker

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"It" by Stephen King.
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Cool Castle of Otranto

...or, if it counts, The Manuscript Found in Saragossa.
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These are all wonderful lists! The book that really intrigued me was Desperation by Stephen King.
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