Horror always strives to be scary, but a subset of the horror genre tries to really get under your skin. In this video, we look at five of the most disturbing horror novels ever written.
Sources for the books:
Header (Edward Lee): https://www.amazon.com/Header-Edward-Lee/dp/1621050610
We Need to Talk About Kevin (Lionel Shriver): https://www.amazon.com/We-Need-Talk-About-Kevin/dp/0062119044/
The Girl Next Door (Jack Ketchum): https://www.amazon.com/Girl-Next-Door-Jack-Ketchum/dp/1503950565
Survivor (J. F. Gonzalez): https://www.amazon.com/Survivor-J-F-Gonzalez/dp/1936383918
Shackled (Ray Garton): https://www.amazon.com/Shackled-Ray-Garton/dp/1497642833/
Intro music written by Chris Hoole. Used with permission (commissioned 2020 for this channel).
End screen music is “Drake Spectre” written and performed by Keith Lewis. Used with permission.
Phobophile title font is Nosferotica, designed in 2006 by Chad Savage. Used under open license.
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