Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado:
- Crime Reads features an article on a Scottish anthropologist who inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula
- Horror DNA pick out five terrifying creatures from Icelandic folklore
- Kendall Reviews offer up twenty compulsive reads for your summer of horror
- The Ginger Nuts of Horror take a deep dive into Gormenghast as part of the Horror of Humanity series
- LitReactor feature an interview with writer and publisher Shane Hawk
Author Laurie R. King, writing for Crime Reads, explains how a Scottish anthropologist inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Icelandic horror writer Villimey Mist selects five of the most terrifying, horror-worthy creatures from her nation’s rich folklore for this article on Horror DNA.
Kendall Reviews’ Steve Stred selects twenty compulsive horror books which drive the reader on until their ends so that readers can stock up ahead of their summer vacations.
The Ginger Nuts of Horror take a deep dive into Gormenghast as part of the Horror of Humanity series
In this long read, writer George Daniel Lea takes a deep dive into the seminal fantasy trilogy, Gormenghast, honing in on the theme of tradition, as part of The Ginger Nuts of Horror’s Horror of Humanity series.
Andrew Fowlow interviews writer and publisher Shane Hawk for LitReactor, covering his acclaimed debut collection, Anoka, his new imprint Black Hills Press and more besides.
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