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Tag: House of Leaves

Finality from within the House – Navidson

This post may contain information that people who haven’t finished the book don’t want to know. Last time I set out to write about House of Leaves I had intended to finish off everything I had to say. Then I had banged out almost 500 words about Johnny Truant and decided that if I expected […]

Finality from within the House – Johnny Truant

This post may contain information that people who haven’t finished the book don’t want to know. This is part one of the end of my House of Leaves series. I did some reading and some thinking. A lot of people have spent a long time discussing the many, many nuances from this book. I will […]

House of Leaves – My Favorite Page

I don’t usually include images on the blog, however because of the ergodic nature of House of Leaves I want to share my favorite page from the book. I loved this page not only because it starts with a Poe quote, continues with a solid paragraph of Braille, and of course has the Braille translated […]

Feelings Initiated by the House

Are you reading this as a Facebook Note? I promise you, it looks way cooler at it’s site of origin: http://chetgassett.com. Please follow the link to see the post with it’s original full-color formatting, and freedom from spoilers. It took much longer to get through House of Leaves, than I originally thought it would. Between […]

Into the House

I know this doesn’t surprise anyone, but I may be disappearing for a little bit. This week I finally started Mark Z. Danielewski’s behemoth House of Leaves. It’s several hundred pages of brain twisting, hard to follow text that is nightmarish at best. I’m so excited to read this. I know very little about the […]