Adoration. Obsession. Beautiful self-destruction

Trapdoor

extras // Inspirations

A number of different stories, and methods of telling a story, helped to inspire and encourage me to write the novel Trapdoor. A list of those I can recall most prominently appears below.

Anime & manga

Zetsuai 1989
Kaze to Ki no Uta
Neon Genesis Evangelion

Books

Lost Souls by Poppy Z Brite
Drawing Blood by Poppy Z Brite
Chartbreak by Gillian Cross
The Delinquents by Criena Rohan
Leaving Las Vegas by John O’Brien

Film

True Romance
Natural Born Killers
Heavenly Creatures
The Girl on a Swing
The Crow
Romeo + Juliet
Trust (1990)
Thelma & Louise