milotic2 (milotic2) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

(23) 5 Books that scared people into stop reading them

Halloween Día de muertos is coming, so here’s a list of a list of creepy books that unnerved people.

1. Misery by Stephen king
Psychological horror thriller from famed author about the author of a best seller series, a deranged fan and their encounter after the first suffers an accident.

2. The Radium Girls by Kate Moore
Based on a true story, about the female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from paint, their gruesome deaths, the cover up the factories tried to do and the legal battles they fought.

3. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
Describing this book is really hard, with an unconventional page layout, it makes you take notes, read it in a non linear way, being a case of ergodic literature. The story revolves around a house that on the outside looks normal but on the inside it stretches and changes inexplicably and how it ensnares all its inhabitants.

4. Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk
An anthology of 23 short stories connected by a main plot, they contain wide motifs such as sexual deviance, death and existentialism.

5. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
A classic in literature from 1962, set in an undisclosed future, following Alex, the leader of a gang that partakes in extreme violence, his experiences with the authority and his forced reforming using questionable techniques.

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