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House of Leaves: The Remastered, Full-Color Edition (Hardcover)

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WARNING: THIS BOOK WILL MESS WITH YOU. I'm being for real. This is a serious warning, because I don't want responsibility if you read this and then start observing small fractures in the fabric of your own reality - that's not on me. CAN YOU HANDLE IT? If you can, it might change your life.

Good for:

  • Pushing your mental and emotional boundaries
  • Getting lost in a story
  • Getting lost in a character
  • Feeling awe at the ability of some writers
— From Ali's Picks


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 terrifying story would soon command. Starting with an odd assortment of marginalized youth -- musicians, tattoo artists, programmers, strippers, environmentalists, and adrenaline junkies -- the book eventually made its way into the hands of older generations, who not only found themselves in those strangely arranged pages but also discovered a way back into the lives of their estranged children.

Now, for the first time, this astonishing novel is made available in book form, complete with the original colored words, vertical footnotes, and newly added second and third appendices.

The story remains unchanged, focusing on a young family that moves into a small home on Ash Tree Lane where they discover something is terribly wrong: their house is bigger on the inside than it is on the outside.

Of course, neither Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Will Navidson nor his companion Karen Green was prepared to face the consequences of that impossibility, until the day their two little children wandered off and their voices eerily began to return another story -- of creature darkness, of an ever-growing abyss behind a closet door, and of that unholy growl which soon enough would tear through their walls and consume all their dreams.

About the Author

Mark Z. Danielewski was born in 1966. House of Leaves is his first novel.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375420528
ISBN-10: 0375420525
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Publication Date: March 7th, 2000
Pages: 736
Language: English