Booktopia On... All Hallow's Read

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Oct 31 2018 25 mins  
Happy Halloween from all of us at Booktopia! In the spirit of all thing scary, Booktopia’s Sarah, John and Bron chat about their favourite and the most notable scary books of all time. Why do we have this fascination with being scared? Are scary books better than scary movies? Some of the books mentioned in this podcast: The Haunting of Hill Houes by Shirley Jackson —> A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness —> Dracula by Bram Stoker —> Frankenstein by Mary Shelley —> The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde —> Goosebumps by RL Stine —> IT by Stephen King —> Edgar Allan Poe —> Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte —> Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte —> HP Lovecraft —> The Turn of the Screw by Henry James —> Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind —> Cujo by Stephen King —> Carrie by Stephen King —> The Shining by Stephen King —> Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King —> Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy —> Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay —> Host: Bronwyn Eley Guests: John Purcell and Sarah McDuling