The Telegraph is already getting into the spirit of October with its list of fifteen scary books to terrify you this Halloween.
The masters of horror are cited, including Bram Stoker and Edgar Allan Poe.
Also included are two of the best psychological horror stories, Henry James's The Turn of the Screw and Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House.
There is a nod to various contemporary horror writers with the inclusion of Stephen King's Pet Sematary and Joe Hill's Heart-Shaped Box. Peter Straub's Ghost Story also makes the list, as does British writer Susan Hill's The Woman in Black. (You may have seen the film version with Daniel Radcliffe.)
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