All tagged horror

Frankenstein in Baghdad

Winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (2014), Saadawi's story focuses on the traumatic aftermath of war and occupation, how violence leads to more violence, and how no one is truly innocent.


As I got further and further into Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation, I could not shake a feeling of increasing dread/terror. And that is the magic of this sci-fi thriller: you can't pull yourself away. The story centers on a mysterious "Area X," a quarantined part of the U.S. coastline, where teams of expeditions have been sent to explore.