Here in this article, we are going to read about the 10 creepiest novels of all time.
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a classic 1818 novel. The story focuses on a young scientist, Victor Frankenstein who creates a sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.
Bram Stoker in his 1897 novel Dracula managed to create a masterpiece evoking a nightmarish world of vampire and their hunter.
1898 published novel The Turn of the Screw is considered a work of both horror and gothic fiction. The influence of structuralism concluded that ambiguity is the key feature of the story.
1959 published gothic horror The Haunting of Hill House relies on terror, not on horror. The story is about four seekers who arrive at Hill House.
Ira Levin’s 1967 published horror novel Rosemary’s Baby focuses on a young woman named Rosemary Woodhouse.
William Peter Blatty’s 1971 published novel The Exorcist deals with the demonic possession of 11-year-old girl Regan MacNeil.
The Shining by Stephen King was published in 1977. It is hugely influenced by the writer’s personal experiences. A job at the Overlook Hotel is a perfect opportunity for Jack Torrance’s fresh start.
1983 published gothic horror The Woman in Black has been adapted into films. This book has been adapted into a stage play by Stephen Mallatratt.
Thomas Harris’s 1988 novel The Silence of the Lambs is a sequel to Red Dragon. Serial killer Buffalo Bill is stalking with an unfathomable purpose.
Bret Easton Ellis’s 1991 published American Psycho focuses on a serial killer. Twenty-six-year-old charming, sophisticated, and intelligent Patrick Bateman works on Wall Street.