The modern equivalent of Struwwelpeter would be Edward Gorey. His stories are deliciously macabre and timeless. 'Amphigorey' is a good place to start. A different kind of noir altogether ...
From: Brian Thornton <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 5:55:46 PM
Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Horrible Terrible Awful things happening to children.
And of course that leads to MYSTIC RIVER, which deals mostly with the
after-effects on adults of the trauma faced as a child in situations such as
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