Top Ten horrorliterature Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Horror Literature Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. A Christmas Carol
Ghosts, Spirits, Death, Eternal Damnation! ...of course, I speak of the yuletide classic "A Christmas Carol." Our annnual look at the classic immortal holiday ghost story for all ages.

2. Prince Lestat by Anne Rice Review
We review Anne Rice's Prince Lestat, the newest tale of the Vampire Chronicles. When an ancient menace arises, can the vampires stand together in order to unite against this new threat to their modern world? Can the powerful and dynamic Lestat be convinced to end his exile to help lead them?

3. Defining Horror Literature
What is horror literature, anyway? Is a universal definition of horror literature even possible? Individual fear, past and traumatic experiences, phobias, personal perception, and environment are all factors we must consider when discussing horror literature.

4. Horror and Children
From “The Exorcist” to “The Amityville Horror” to “The Shining,” kids can be downright creepy. What is it about the idea of evil youngsters that scares us? In this season of Halloween, we look take a look at how children have impacted the world of horror.

5. Revival Review
Ever since the new minister's shadow had fallen over young Jamie Morton, the boy's fate and that of the Reverend Charles Jacob would be forever intertwined in ways that neither of them could comprehend or understand. We review "Revival," the newest novel by Stephen King. - Now in paperback!

6. Types of Horror Fiction
Organizing horror literature is tricky but there are two basic types - that of the supernatural world and that of the real, or non-supernatural, world. Within those basic types we can break it down even farther to find what we are looking for.

7. I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
An updated examination of a prolific novel about one man’s survival in a post- apocalyptic, vampire-infested world. While vampires haunt the night, who is the real monster in Matheson's haunting tale?

8. Dread by Clive Barker Review
Clive Barker´s short story "Dread," originally published as part of his popular "Books of Blood" series, serves as a close examination of the collective fascination with being scared and indicts each of us in our own twisted and perverse pleasure of another’s misery.

9. Interview with the Vampire - Claudia's Story
With story credited to Anne Rice of The Vampire Chronicles fame, Ashley Marie Witter offers a graphic novel adaptation of the classic Interview with the Vampire tale, this time told from the perspective of immortal child-turned vampire, Claudia.

10. Voyeurs of Death Review
We review Shaun Jeffrey´s hellish short story collection, Voyeurs of Death. Stop watching.



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