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by Mark Z. Danielewski
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Joelle's Bibliofile
Joelle's Bibliofile rated it 2 years ago
House of Leaves by Mark Danielewski is a creature of a book, impossible to categorize and describe by conventional means. The plot is deceptively simple- a young man discovers among a dead man’s possessions the remnants of notes for a book he was writing. The book this older man was working on is a...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 2 years ago
I'm not quite sure what I just read.On one hand, this is a haunted house mystery. On the other hand, it is a family drama. On a third hand (or on a foot), it is a story by two men(?) who may be losing it.But parts of it are quite scary. Do not read in ebook format.It takes a bit to get into. But onc...
Jessica's Book Thoughts
Jessica's Book Thoughts rated it 3 years ago
This sort of reminds of what my writing journal looks like. I start a story, then another, then continue, then add a box to add something witty I thought of. At first glance this looks like a jumbled mess written by someone off their meds, but it's good. It takes a lot of concentration. Though, no...
K.H. Leigh's Blogstravaganza
K.H. Leigh's Blogstravaganza rated it 4 years ago
I just finished this book moments ago, and it may be one I have to separate myself from for a while before I can articulate any of my thoughts and feelings about it. But I will say this: this definitely ranks as one of the most fascinating, creative, mind-bending and thought-provoking books I will n...
Climbing Mount TBR
Climbing Mount TBR rated it 4 years ago
This book came highly recommended by my nephew. I would have to agree it is one of a kind. It juxtaposes (I would not say blends) multiple story lines that are somewhat the same story, they are definitely all related. One story is someone slowly losing their mind due to reading a recounting of...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 5 years ago
House of Leaves is an experience. I've decided not to go into the plot, because it, (they?) really can't be fully explained in such a limited venue as a book review. Depending on how you look at it, there could actually be 5 different plots going on, perhaps more, and again: limited venue. After m...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 5 years ago
I finally finished this book last night after staying up pretty late. Problem being that after the narrative is finished there's about 200 pages of additional material which I'll probably be sorting through for days. I'm going to need some time to mull things over-there's just so much going on in th...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 5 years ago
So here is the thing readers, this is the first time ever I am going to say, do not buy this in e-book format. I am still mad days later that Barnes and Noble does not allow you to return purchased Nook books that have been opened/downloaded. I had several comments about the book they sold not actua...
mage4mage rated it 5 years ago
I've read this book multiple times. It's more like, I've read The Navidson Record multiple times. I can really do without the ribald tales of Johnny's very-straight-dude sex life/fantasies.
LittleBookCove rated it 5 years ago
I don't even know what angle to come from with this book. I wanted to give it an in depth review as it deserves such. I saw this book while at Forbidden planet I've been wanting to buy it for ages so i got it there and then.I think this book is going be one of this book's that stays with me the re...
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