Books for Halloween: For adults
This collection from the all-time master of the macabre contains Poes dark poem The Raven, a Halloween classic about a gloomy mans bizarre encounter with an ebony bird. You can also read heart-stopping horror stories such as The Pit and the Pendulum, The Black Cat, and The Tell-tale Heart. In this last story, the unnamed narrator murders an old man simply because he had the eye of a vulture. In Poes autumnal world, every night seems dark and gloomy and his many stories reflect a morbid sensibility thats frightening any day of the year, especially on Halloween.