R J Dent’s Gothic novella Deliverance is a Victorian tale of maternity, infanticide and cannibalism.

Once described by a publisher as ‘far too horrific to publish’, R J Dent’s controversial horror novella, Deliverance, is finally being made available to readers.

R J Dent says: ‘I wrote Deliverance after reading Stephen King’s story, ‘Survivor Type’ (in Skeleton Crew). I wondered if I could write a more horrific story. Because Deliverance was set in the Victorian era, I used some of the more well-known Gothic conventions (frame-narrative, first-person, archaic English) in an attempt to add to the atmosphere of unease. All I hope is that readers end up thinking that Deliverance is a shocking, provocative, challenging horror story, because then I’ve succeeded.’

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