House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

House of Leaves

Mark Z. Danielewski

fiction fantasy horror mystery dark mysterious slow-paced

706 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 95%
mysterious 80%
challenging 75%
tense 63%
adventurous 29%
emotional 25%
reflective 25%
sad 19%
funny 5%
hopeful 2%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

slow 79%
medium 17%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 22% | Plot: 14% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 49% | Yes: 35% | No: 14% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 39% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 69% | Yes: 16% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 4% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.98