--subdivision Comic books, strips, etc. under names of individual persons; under individual sacred works, e.g. Bible--Comic books, strips, etc.; and under topical headings; and headings for genres of comic books, e.g. Fantasy comic books, strips, etc.
Fiction, Historical -- See Historical fiction Use for novels set during a time prior to the time in which they were written, and based around real events, people, or situations.
Fiction, Horror -- See Horror fiction Use for works of the gruesome and horrific. Themes can include possession; people or creatures rising from the dead; and characters with psychic or occult powers. Examples include Stephen King's Shining and W.W. Jacobs' Monkey's paw.
Fiction, Mystery -- See Mystery fiction Use for novels and stories dealing with the detection and solution of crime. Where possible assign additional topical headings, e.g. a class-of-persons heading for the investigator, or a heading for the name of the investigator, and headings for the setting and for the crime involved.
Fiction, Noir -- See Noir fiction Taken from the French word meaning "darkness" or "of the night," noir is a category of modern crime fiction. Use this term for fiction of crime and detection, often in a grim urban setting, featuring petty, amoral criminals and other down-and-out characters, and permeated by a feeling of disillusionment, pessimism and despair. Examples include Jim Thompson's Hardcore and James M. Cain's The postman always rings twice.
Fiction, Occult -- See Occult fiction Use for works dealing with witchcraft, spiritualism, psychic phenomena, voodooism, etc., and for works dealing with the mysterious or secret knowledge and power supposedly attainable only through these and other magical or supernatural means.
--subdivision Fiction under names of countries, cities, etc., names of individual persons, families, and corporate bodies, and under classes of persons, ethnic groups, and topical headings; and headings for fiction qualified by linguistic, national, ethnic or regional terms, e.g. Slavic fiction; Cuban fiction; French-Canadian fiction; West African fiction
Fiction Plots -- See Plots (Drama, novel, etc.) Here are entered works on the construction and analysis of plots as a literary vehicle. General collections of plots are entered under Literature--Stories, plots, etc. Collections of plots limited to specific literatures or genres are entered under headings for individual literatures or genres with subdivision Stories, plots, etc., e.g. English literature--Stories, plots, etc.; Drama--Stories, plots, etc.; American poetry--Stories, plots, etc. Collections or discussions of plots of individual literary authors are entered under the name of the author with the subdivision Stories, plots, etc.