House of Leaves
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House of Leaves

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A blind old man, a young apprentice working in a tattoo shop, and a mad woman haunting an Ohio institute narrate this story of a family that encounters an endlessly shifting series of hallways in their new home, eventually coming face to face with th...

Title:House of Leaves
Edition Language:English
ISBN:038560310X
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:705 pages

    House of Leaves Reviews

  • Mickey
    Dec 14, 2007

    I wish there were someway that a sigh could count as a book review.House of Leaves is a really, really damn good story. It's about a guy named Johnny Truant who finds a manuscript in a dead man's apar...

  • Jake Thomas
    Jun 23, 2007

    So there's a definite cult around this book, and I am one of the many who drank the Kool-Aide and never looked back. Here's a little anecdote that speaks to the possibilities of this book:I was an RA ...

  • Wil Wheaton
    Dec 28, 2012

    If you want a really good, insightful review of House of Leaves (that I didn't write), go read this one from Aerin.If you want to read mine, here you go:House of Leaves isn't one of those tidy little ...

  • Catriona (LittleBookOwl)
    Aug 06, 2012

    4.5/5 stars!I plan to do a video review of this soon, so look forward to that :)...

  • Kim
    May 18, 2009

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  • Shovelmonkey1
    Sep 17, 2011

    This is not for you.... Or maybe it is. House of Leaves is not an easy book to read. It will not only challenge your ability to hold a weighty tome at numerous different angles for prolonged periods o...

  • Cloudhidden
    Nov 27, 2007

    Looking for a spooky book to read around Halloween I was recommended this book by several others on a message board I frequent. Quite a few people mentioned its brilliance and the fear it put in them....

  • Paul Bryant
    Sep 26, 2007

    It's like one of those very psychedelic albums from the late sixties, where they do all those funny stereo effects, and all that phasing or whatever it was called - all great fun but you still had to ...

  • Fabian
    Mar 08, 2016

    As avant garde as any novel's got the right to be! It is all about condensing and expanding the parameters of the novel, heck, of the tangible object. It makes a case of molding the form like clay-doh...

  • April
    Nov 08, 2012

    "This is not for you."*this will not follow the kind of reviews I usually do, so be prepared for a conglomerate of quotes, self-taken photos and annoying html text. Also this is quite long.All right s...

About Mark Z. Danielewski

Mark Z. Danielewski

Mark Z. Danielewski is an American author best known for his books House of Leaves, Only Revolutions, The Fifty Year Sword, and The Familiar series.Danielewski studied English Literature at Yale. He then decided to move to Berkeley, California, where he took a summer program in Latin at the University of California, Berkeley. He also spent time in Paris, preoccupied mostly with writing.In the ear