by John Updike
Family Drama, Horror or Gothic Fiction, Literary Fiction, Quest, Realism, Mystery
Family drama: Families. Drama. Check.
Horror or Gothic Fiction: Mysterious traps. Priests. Hallucinations. Fear. Dead babies. Check.
Literary Fiction: Fancy prose style. Neurotic. Check.
Quest: Somebody looking for something. Check.
Realism: True to life. Check.
Mystery: Mysterious crimes. Innocent victims. Trying to find the truth. Check.