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Psycho

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Robert Bloch

"Psychoall came from Robert Bloch's book." -Alfred Hitchcock      "Icily terrifying!" -The New York Times      "Robert Bloch is one of the all-time masters." -Peter Straub

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Author: Robert Bloch
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Overlook TP
2 reviews about Psycho
review by . May 06, 2013
Unnerving and creepy and forever a horror classic.
Still disturbing and spooky after all these years, Psycho is a horror novel unlike all the others, because the true horror does not stem from the typical gothic elements that are found in most books of this nature, although they are present here, especially the lone mansion and the wonderfully disturbing presence of Mother. The horrors are not spectral in nature, but rather, they come from the fractured mindset of a warped soul. Psycho could almost be an elongated, altered and Midwestern version …
review by . April 04, 2011
Still disturbing and spooky after all these years, Psycho is a horror novel unlike all the others, because the true horror does not stem from the typical gothic elements that are found in most books of this nature, although they are present here, especially the lone mansion and the wonderfully disturbing presence of Mother. The horrors are not spectral in nature, but rather, they come from the fractured mindset of a warped soul. Psycho could almost be an elongated, altered and Midwestern version …
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