Horns (novel)

Horns: A Novel
AuthorJoe Hill
CountryUnited States
GenreContemporary fantasy
Gothic fiction
Supernatural fiction
Horror fiction
PublisherWilliam Morrow
Publication date
February 16, 2010
Media typePrint (hardcover)

Horns is a 2010 dark fantasy novel by Joe Hill and is the author's second published novel. The novel also incorporates elements of contemporary fantasy, crime fiction, and Gothic fiction. It employs the third-person omniscient, nonlinear narrative in telling the story of Ig Perrish, who—in the aftermath of his girlfriend Merrin Williams' mysterious rape and murder—awakes one morning to find horns growing from his head and diabolical powers at his command.