Were Ambrose Bierce's Ghost Stories Inspired by Undiagnosed Agoraphobia?
I’m hardly surprised that horror is associated with various locales and settings. Some places simply scare us more than others. But I’m intrigued by the geographical pattern of these settings. One might imagine that horror knows no boundaries, but in practice it tends to observe them with scrupulous care.
The European horror story usually finds its home …
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