House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

House of Leaves

Mark Z. Danielewski

709 pages first pub 2000 (editions)

fiction horror literary mystery thriller challenging dark mysterious slow-paced

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 90%
mysterious 82%
challenging 76%
tense 63%
adventurous 30%
emotional 26%
reflective 24%
sad 21%
funny 6%
informative 4%
hopeful 2%
inspiring 1%

Pace

slow 74%
medium 22%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Character: 24% | Plot: 14% | N/A: 4%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 47% | Yes: 34% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 39% | Yes: 11% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.01

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