What are you afraid of? Five chilling book recommendations

Having recently seen the brilliant remake of Stephen King’s IT – and just as season two of Stranger Things  begins – Editorial Director, Angus Cargill, recommends five devilish Faber reads that will chill you to the core . . .   Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson More of a thriller, but this murderous tale of a disastrous apartment swap – with…

‘Good Evening…’: The suspense of what happened when Alfred Hitchcock met Celia Fremlin

We were just talking – weren’t we (see passim)? – about the tremendous riches offered by crime fiction as source material for the suspense/thriller/chiller series that abounded on television from the 1950s through to the 1980s. (The tradition has limped on, sure, but to nowhere near the same extent.) Where these series enjoyed a celebrity…