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Old 08-30-2007, 10:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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KATG Book Club: House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

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Had The Blair Witch Project been a book instead of a film, and had it been written by, say, Nabokov at his most playful, revised by Stephen King at his most cerebral, and typeset by the futurist editors of Blast at their most avant-garde, the result might have been something like House of Leaves. Mark Z. Danielewski's first novel has a lot going on: notably the discovery of a pseudoacademic monograph called The Navidson Record, written by a blind man named Zampanò, about a nonexistent documentary film--which itself is about a photojournalist who finds a house that has supernatural, surreal qualities. (The inner dimensions, for example, are measurably larger than the outer ones.) In addition to this Russian-doll layering of narrators, Danielewski packs in poems, scientific lists, collages, Polaroids, appendices of fake correspondence and "various quotes," single lines of prose placed any which way on the page, crossed-out passages, and so on.
Please have read though Chapter Five by September 7th, 2007
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Old 08-30-2007, 10:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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tomorrow? gee, I could run down to B&N I suppose...
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Old 08-30-2007, 11:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Sweet, I live in the future, so I get more time. Imma go buy it today
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Why is house blue?
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Old 08-30-2007, 11:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Why is house blue?
Prolly a result of the cut and paste
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Prolly a result of the cut and paste
just got back from B&N, it was also highlighted a different color on the copy they had. but it was $40 something so I couldnt get it. I got His Dark Materials [strafer mentioned it] and Choke instead.
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just got back from B&N, it was also highlighted a different color on the copy they had. but it was $40 something so I couldnt get it. I got His Dark Materials [strafer mentioned it] and Choke instead.
I couldn't find it
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Just searched bittorrent and eMule, no luck. Couldn't find complete text on the web either, not even an ebook for sale. I have access to a local bookstore, hopefully they'll have it.
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Old 08-31-2007, 12:23 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Just searched bittorrent and eMule, no luck. Couldn't find complete text on the web either, not even an ebook for sale. I have access to a local bookstore, hopefully they'll have it.
You won't find an eBook of it, Random House never did one. It'd be too difficult with the typsetting and format of the book to put it in eBook form. Closest thing is if someone scanned it all, which I'm sure someone did at some point.
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Old 08-31-2007, 12:55 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I looked at the publishing date and I can only assume that another Cape May County KATG'er took the book out of the library before I did...otherwise, I can't explain the 45 day wait I HAVE!

Give it to me, bitches, please??????
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