Old 12-21-2013, 12:27 PM
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Thumbs up What is the best horror book?

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!
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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.

I command by the power of Christ and the Gospel for this evil spirit that is inside this man or woman to come forward now and to face the judgment of God.
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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.
"It is with considerable difficulty that I remember the original era of my being." Mary Shelley, FRANKENSTEIN

"Within the framework of most horror tales we find a moral code so strong it would make a Puritan smile." Stephen King, DANSE MACABRE

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Old 12-31-2013, 06:26 AM
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Ray Bradbury's
Something Wicked This Way Comes
You make stupid look smart.
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Old 12-31-2013, 01:59 PM
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"It" by Stephen King.

I'm right. It's the rest of the world that's wrong.
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Old 12-31-2013, 02:30 PM
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The Great and Secret Show by Clive Barker

Check out the interview:

It is better to be the cub of a live jackal than of a dead lion.

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Bram Stoker
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Old 01-02-2014, 04:19 AM
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"It" by Stephen King.

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Old 01-11-2014, 05:03 PM
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Cool Castle of Otranto

...or, if it counts, The Manuscript Found in Saragossa.
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Old 01-12-2014, 02:52 PM
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These are all wonderful lists! The book that really intrigued me was Desperation by Stephen King.
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