According to an article in The Telegraph, there is greater interest in crime fiction today than with any other fiction genre. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle may have popularized crime/detective fiction, but in 1841 Edgar Allan Poe penned the first detective story with The Murders in the Rue Morgue. Ever since, crime fiction has continued to … Continue reading Oldies But Goodies: Learning The Gumshoe Game With Some Classics
The Shining is as efficacious as a psychological thriller as it is a horror story. It is dark, creepy, and atmospheric--a true macabre. It follows the story of the Torrance's family and their experiences at the Overlook Hotel. Themes such as madness, darkness, goodness, and innocence are eminent throughout the book.