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on 20 Jul 2010 08:50

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25 Best Horror Novels

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1. Psycho - Robert Bloch
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2. At the Mountains of Madness: And Other Tales... - H.P. Lovecraft
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3. The Shining - Stephen King
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4. Dracula - Bram Stoker
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5. The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
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6. Ghost Story - Peter Straub
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7. Ring (Ring #1) - Koji Suzuki
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8. Phantoms - Dean Koontz
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9. The Exorcist - William Peter Blatty
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10. I Am Legend - Richard Matheson
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11. Rosemary's Baby - Ira Levin
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12. The Hellbound Heart - Clive Barker
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13. 'Salem's Lot - Stephen King
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14. The Silence of the Lambs - Thomas Harris
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15. Intensity - Dean Koontz
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People who added this item 355  Average listal rating (164 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
16. American Psycho - Bret Easton Ellis
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People who added this item 109  Average listal rating (59 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
17. Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus - Mary Shelley
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18. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson
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19. The Stand (The Complete and Uncut Edition) - Stephen King
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20. Interview with the Vampire - Anne Rice
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21. The Haunting of Hill House (Penguin Classics... - Shirley Jackson
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22. Hell House - Richard Matheson
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23. The Turn of the Screw (Penguin Popular Class... - Henry James
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24. Whispers - Dean R. Koontz
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25. Red Dragon - Thomas Harris
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The 25 Greatest Horror novels of all time, in my humble opinion ;-)

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Comments

Posted: 5 years, 1 month ago at Jul 20 23:19
wow!
coooool list.
Posted: 5 years ago at Aug 22 20:01
Nice list and some of my favorite books, especially for how they were written.
Posted: 4 years, 8 months ago at Dec 8 11:04
Well you could try Laurell K Hamilton for a mix of both all in one book, or Kerri Arthur also mixes the two genres quite successfuly.
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Posted: 4 years, 4 months ago at Apr 10 2:19
Awesome list. I think I have most of these.

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