All genre boundaries are porous, and the boundary between horror fiction and literary novels is especially so.
Their house, which has never been painted, is sagging and rotted and porous.
“The world is porous and full of holes…so you just find the cracks,” Austin says slyly.
porous po·rous (pôr'əs)
Full of or having pores.
Admitting the passage of gas or liquid through pores.