Category Archives: Ira Levin

Classic horror for Halloween: ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ by Ira Levin (1967)

Last year I was genuinely terrified by Ira Levin’s ‘The Stepford Wives‘ and I decided that, taken in moderation, Levin could become my new favourite horror writer.  ‘The Stepford Wives’ was entirely without fireworks, but the depiction of the hidden … Continue reading

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A Truly Terrifying Read: ‘The Stepford Wives’ by Ira Levin (1972)

I don’t usually read scary books, because I terrify embarrassingly easily and feel I don’t need any encouragement.  Every now and then, however, a book will slip through the net and on occasion, I won’t be ashamed to admit quite … Continue reading

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