Here are but a few of the most influential authors I have come across. I thoroughly recommend the novels (and novellas) listed below to anyone interested in the slightly more macabre world of literature.

Iain Banks The Bridge Book Cover

Banks, I. 1986. The Bridge.*

Master and Margarita Book Cover

Bulgakov, M. 1937. The Master and Margarita.*

Alice in Wonderland Book Cover

Carroll, L. 1865. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.*

Sandman Book Cover

Gaiman, N. 1990-1996. The Sandman Series.*

In the Name of Ishmael Book Cover

Genna, G. 2003. In the Name of Ishmael.

Dark Tower Book Cover

King, S. 1982-2004. The Dark Tower Series (I-VII).

Call of the Cthulthu Film Poster

Lovecroft, H.P. 1926. The Call of the Cthulhu.*

Gormenghast Book Cover

Peake, M. 1946-1959. Titus Groan, Gormenghast, Titus Alone.

The Pit and the Pendulum Film Poster

Poe, E.A. 1843. The Pit and the Pendulum.*

The Colour of Magic Book Cover

Pratchett, T. 1983. The Colour of Magic. *

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Book Cover

Stephenson, R.L. 1886. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.*

The Island of Dr Moreau Book Cover

Wells, H.G. 1896. The Island of Dr. Moreau.*

Picture of Dorian Grey Book Cover

Wilde, O. 1890. The Picture of Dorian Gray.

(* indicates that there are numerous relevant works by this author)


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