House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

House of Leaves

Mark Z. Danielewski

fiction horror mystery dark mysterious slow-paced

705 pages | first published 2000

Description

Years ago, when House of Leaves was first being passed around, it was nothing more than a badly bundled heap of paper, parts of which would occasionally surface on the Internet. No one could have anticipated the small but devoted following this te...
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Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 80%
challenging 74%
tense 64%
adventurous 29%
emotional 26%
reflective 22%
sad 18%
funny 4%
hopeful 2%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%

Pace

slow 77%
medium 20%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 23% | Plot: 13% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 47% | Yes: 36% | No: 15%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 41% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 65% | Yes: 20% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.98