Question: What Is Considered The Scariest Book Ever Written?

What is the scariest book you ever read?

20 of the Scariest Books You’ll Ever ReadThe Shining by Stephen King (1977) …

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James (1898) …

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (1959) …

The Woman in Black by Susan Hill (1983) …

Salem’s Lot by Stephen King (1975) …

A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay (2015) …

Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin (2017)More items…•.

What are some scary books to read?

‘The Shadow Over Innsmouth’ by H. P. Lovecraft. … The Ballad Of Black Tom. by Victor Lavalle. … The Fisherman. by John Langan. … Laundry Files (Series) by Charles Stross. … The Cipher. by Kathe Koja. … John Dies At The End. by David Wong. … At The Mountains Of Madness. by H.P. Lovecraft. … ‘All Our Salt-Bottled Hearts’ by Sonya Taaffe.More items…•

What was the first horror book ever written?

In Western literature the literary cultivation of fear and curiosity for its own sake began to emerge in the 18th-century pre-Romantic era with the Gothic novel. The genre was invented by Horace Walpole, whose Castle of Otranto (1765) may be said to have founded the horror story as a legitimate literary form.

What is the least scary Stephen King book?

Non-horror books by Stephen King that are as exciting01/8​Non-Horror Books by Stephen King. There is no doubt about the fact that Stephen King is the “King of Horror”. … 02/8​The Stand. … 03/8​Joyland. … 04/8​The Tommyknockers. … 05/8​The Dark Tower (Series) … 06/8​The Eyes of the Dragon. … 07/8​On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. … 08/8​Danse Macabre.

What is the easiest Stephen King book to read?

My list of best Stephen King books for beginnersThe Dead Zone. Tap the cover art for reader reviews. … Misery. Tap the cover art for reader reviews. … ‘Salem’s Lot. Tap the cover art for reader reviews. … It. Tap the cover art for reader reviews. … The Shining. Tap the cover art for reader reviews. … 11.22. … The Stand. … Carrie.More items…•

What is the outsider monster?

The Outsider appears in The Outsider novel and TV adaption. The monster is a shape-shifting creature that feeds on people’s pain, sorrows and fears. Stephen King fans may already be familiar with the dark void between worlds known as “Todash space” or the Macroverse.