Most of the people want to read books in their extra time which is quite entertaining and also the best source of knowledge for them. There are different types of books available for the people which are written on various topics for the interest of individuals. Every person has a different choice in reading books that is the reason there are large varieties available for the people.
Horror books are much entertaining for the people because of their interest. Different horror movies are also based on these books, and some of them are taken from the real life. There are different authors located in the whole which are known for writing horror novels. All these novels are the big hit and successful all over the world and have high demand all over the world. These books are sold at the price tag which is not affordable for everyone.
Here are the following 10 top rated books which are based on horror stories in the whole world, which are as follow:
10. I Am Legend
I am Legend the book which was written in 1954 and is a horror fiction novel which is written by American writer Richard Matheson. He was much attracted towards the zombie thing, and this concept was taking the whole world by storm. It was much successful and a movie titled The Last man on earth was also made on its theme which was released in 1971. This is the novel which is included in the list of the greatest science fiction novels of all time in the ranking of 11. It is also contained in the list of the best books ever written at the ranking of 38.
Frankenstein is the story which is written by the English author called Mary Shelley because he was the student of science victory. He had written this book when he was only 18 years old. It was then published when he was 20 years old. Its first edition was released in London in 1818 and was much loved by the people there. It is the book which is added to the list of the best novels ever written at the ranking of 75.
8. The Stand
The Stand is the horror and fantasy novel which was also drafted by the American Author Stephen King. It has written this short story with the little title of Night Surf. It was mainly published in 1978 and then again re-released in 1990. It is the book which is added to the list of best novels ever written at the ranking of 75 and also in the list of the greatest all-time works of Stephen King at the ranking of 1.
7. Pet Sematary
Pet Sematary is the horror novel which was released in 1983 and was also the amazing creation of Stephen King. It is the book which was named as the World Fantasy Award for the best novel in 1984. It was published which was released in the limited edition on the 30th anniversary. It is the story which is included in the list of the greatest all-time works of Stephen King at the ranking of 5 and also in the list of the scariest stories of all time at the ranking of 6.
6. The Exorcist
The Exorcist is the novel which was written by the American writer William Peter which was released in 1971. It covers the story of the daughter of the famous actress. The story of it was later used by the movie which was much successful and loved by the whole world. It was purely a horror and fiction movie which is still famous in the entire world.
5. Stories and Poems of Edgar Allen Poe
Stories and Poems are the novels which are written by the famous author called Edgar Allan Poe. It was entirely based on the horror story which has attracted readers from all over the world because of the strong storyline. It is the novel which is included in the list of the scariest stories of all time at the ranking of 4 and also in the list of the best books ever written at the ranking of 33 which depicts its success.
Dracula is the book which was released in 1897 and by the Irish author Bram Stoker. It has introduced many famous vampire characters and was a much-appreciated story by the whole world. Its story was based on the small group of men and women which were assigned to different literary genres and also includes horror fiction and the old story as well. It is the novel which is included in the list of the scariest stories of all time at the ranking of 4 and also in the list of best books ever written at the ranking at 33.
3. Salem`s Lot
Salem`s Lot is the horror fiction novel written by American Author Stephen King and was released in 1975. It was his 2nd famous published book which was much scary because of the story of the vampire in it. It was entirely based on the small location of Jerusalem. It is the novel which is included in the list of the scariest stories of all time at the ranking of 1 and also in the list of the best books ever written at the ranking of 91.
It is the novel which was horror one and released in 1986. The story of this whole book revolves around the seven kids who are living in different fears because of the victims of various of vampires. Their primary prey was young children, and the story was depicted in two distinct periods. It is the novel which is included in the list of the scariest stories of all time at the ranking of 1.
1. The Shining
The Shining is the horror story which was written by the American author called Stephen King and was released in 1977. It was his 3rd novel and also the comeback towards the bestseller book of the whole world. The characters and its story were completely inspired by the personal experience of the author. Later, its sequel was also released in 2013. It is the novel which is included in the list of the scariest stories of all time at the ranking of 2.
Ten Best Horror Books Ever In The World – Top Rated
|5||Stories and Poems of Edgar Allen Poe||1984|
|10||I Am Legend||1971|