House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

House of Leaves

Mark Z. Danielewski

fiction horror literary mystery thriller challenging dark mysterious slow-paced

709 pages | first published 2000

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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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Summary of 9635 reviews

Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 80%
challenging 75%
tense 65%
adventurous 29%
emotional 24%
reflective 23%
sad 17%
funny 4%
informative 3%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%

Pace

slow 77%
medium 20%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Character: 24% | Plot: 13% | N/A: 3%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 35% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 40% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.99

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