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‘He Has His Father’s Eyes’: the Spectre of Freud in Peeping Tom

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The mild-mannered serial killer who is obsessed with his parents is such a prevalent horror trope it’s easy to overlook how it came into being. Here, Hollie Starling looks at the origin myth of Peeping Tom’s gentle voyeur Mark Lewis and, naturally, find him looking back…

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