As Halloween approaches every year, one is bombarded by a plethora of different forms of media evoking the spooky feel of this pagan celebration. There are the endless new and rediscovered horror movies, the inevitable playing of certain ghoulish anthems, and even the odd Halloween pageant. But what about the written word? With literature often being the underappreciated stepchild in multi-media holiday roundups, we decided to give some love to orphan Annie, and put together a quick list of must-read verbiage with a decidedly Halloweeny feel.
The Classic Halloween Tale:
Though most people have had a chance to read the more well-known masters of horror, and no witching hour is deemed truly freaky without mention of the