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Winnipeg Free Press: House of horror

January 19, 2024 — 

Within the horror community, though, Raven’s End is a welcome addition to Winnipeg’s bookselling universe.

“I think it could be a very important centre for readers, fans and writers to gather,” says horror author David Annandale, a senior instructor of literature, film and video games at the University of Manitoba.

Annandale, who has written nearly 50 books in the horror genre, says the category does struggle with respectability. In many bookstores, horror is relegated to a single shelf, he says.

With Raven’s End, “Books that otherwise might vanish in a big box store have a new chance of being seen,” he says.

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