Horror fiction: an introduction
This is a series of introductory books about different types of writing. One strand of the series focuses on genres such as Science Fiction, Horror, Romance, and Crime, and the other focuses on movements or styles often associated with historical and cultural locations?Postcolonial, Native American, Scottish, Irish, American Gothic.
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What Is Horror Fiction?
The Best and the Best Known
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