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The 25 creepiest book covers ever

The 25 creepiest book covers ever

The 25 creepiest book covers ever

Nice, colourful book covers are all very well, but it's much more fun to do something dark, disturbing and distinctly creepy.

We've found 25 book covers that are ever-so-slightly sinister and unsettling. Some of them are obviously strange, others require a little more attention before that sense of unease starts to drift across you.

And all this before you even start reading; you'll be a mess by the end of the book.

The Vivisector

Author: Patrick White

Year: 1970


The Replacement

Author: Brenna Yovanoff

Year: 2011


Dracula

Author: Bram Stoker

Year: 1897


American Psycho

Author: Bret Easton Ellis

Year: 1991


The Brief History Of The Dead

Author: Kevin Brockmeier

Year: 2006


The Millstone

Author: Margaret Drabble

Year: 1965


Carrie

Author: Stephen King

Year: 1974


The Exorcist

Author: William Peter Blatty

Year: 1971


Haunted

Author: Chuck Palahniuk

Year: 2005


Pick Your Victim

Author: Pat McGerr

Year: 1946


The Fall of the House of Usher

Author: Edgar Allan Poe

Year: 1839


A Wolf at the Table

Author: Augusten Burroughs

Year: 2008


Crime and Punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Year: 1866


Goosebumps: Night of the Living Dummy

Author: R.L. Stine

Year: 1993


Ubik

Author: Philip K. Dick

Year: 1969


Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs

Year: 2011


The House of Dead Maids

Author: Clare B. Dunkle

Year: 2010


1984

Author: George Orwell

Year: 1949


Jaws

Author: Peter Benchley

Year: 1974


Pride & Prejudice & Zombies

Author: Jane Austen & Seth Grahame-Smith

Year: 2009


Sleepless

Author: Thomas Fahy

Year: 2010


They Thirst

Author: Robert R. McCammon

Year: 1981


Black Eyed Children

Author: David Weatherly

Year: 2012


Edith & Big Bad Bill

Author: Dare Wright

Year: 1968


The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die

Author: April Henry

Year: 2013