“Mystery, suspense and horror stories are also part of literature and can develop a liking for literature among the youth,” said noted writer H M Marathe while inaugurating a seminar on “Marathi Stories: Mystery, Suspense and Horror”. The seminar was organised by the Marathi department of the University of Pune in association with Manovikas Publication, Dhananjay Varshik.
Marathe said it might be the first occasion that a seminar on such a subject has been arranged. “It is, however, the responsibility of readers, authors and researchers to discuss this neglected subject. It will be a great contribution to literature if a critical discussion on this subject could yield some conclusions,” he said.
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