• Why should not a writer be permitted to make use of the levers of fear, terror and horror because some feeble soul here and there finds it more than it can bear? Shall there be no strong meat at table because there happen to be some guests there whose stomachs are weak, or who have spoiled their own digestions?

    E. T. A. Hoffmann (2015). “The Mutual Interdependence of Things (Fantasy and Horror Classics)”, p.54, Read Books Ltd