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100 Must-Read Books With Plot Twists

This post is sponsored by <i>Sympathy</i> by Olivia Sudjic.<b>Sympathy is an electrifying debut novel of obsessive love, family secrets, and the dangers of</b> …

Books

From slum to bookshop, Brazil drug queen turns writer

Now 54, Raquel de Oliveira, once the first lady of the drug trade in the Rio de Janeiro favelas, has taken up the pen.<p>After a decade in treatment for alcoholism and drug addiction, she has just published her first novel, "Number One".<p>"Literature is the only thing that has kept me standing," says …

Brazil

Hammer Films

Features To Quatermass and Beyond The Impact of Sci-Fi's Unlikely Hero<p>Features Yeti Persisted The Cinematic Legacy of the Abominable Snowman<p>Features …

Horror

3 Horror Classics Rise From The Grave For Halloween

Ghouls, ghosts, witches, werewolves, and things that go bump in the night: They've been a part of literature since the start. And every Halloween, a slew of spooky books are released to help commoditize the holiday. Penguin Classics hasn't shirked in its horrific duties: This month, the venerable …

Horror

The 100 Best Novels in English review – delightful insight into our best fiction

Building on his <i>Observer</i> series (edited versions were published in the paper, whereas the full commentaries are featured here), McCrum offers his analyses of a host of the finest examples of the novel written in English (cut-off point: the millennium). The expected classics, including <i>Gulliver’s</i> …

Literature

12 movie posters by England's greatest living horror artist

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