Advertisements

Nasty Little Books!

More books recommended on a great blog from Callum McLaughlin to give you a chill up your spine!

Callum McLaughlin

Let's get into the Halloween spirit with some Nasty Little Books! Let’s get into the Halloween spirit with some Nasty Little Books!

I became aware of the term ‘nasty little book’ a while back when I first watched this awesome video. It’s not a bad thing as the name might suggest. On the contrary, it essentially describes a book that is short (around 200 pages or less) that really knows how to get inside your head, crawl beneath your skin and pack a heck of a punch. Given that we are fast approaching Halloween, it seemed the ideal time to recommend some of my personal favourite ‘nasty little books’.

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

The Turn of the Screw is a classic and its popularity has endured for good reason. James mastered the art of less is more and through the eyes of his unreliable narrator, we are never quite sure if the story is one of…

View original post 281 more words

Advertisements
  1. #1 by Rebecca Bradley on October 30, 2014 - 8:11 pm

    I have Woman in Black on my bookcase and I still daren’t read it! The other books sound like they’re more up my street though. And I like short books!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: