House of leaves / maison des feuilles (édition en anglais)

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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 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.

Rayons : Littérature > Romans & Nouvelles

  • Auteur(s)

    Mark Z. Danielewski

  • Éditeur

    Random House Us

  • Distributeur


  • EAN


  • Disponibilité


  • Nombre de pages

    736 Pages

  • Longueur

    23.4 cm

  • Largeur

    17.8 cm

  • Poids

    1 049 g

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Mark Z. Danielewski

Mark Z. Danielewski naît à New York en 1966. Après un diplôme de littérature à
Yale, des études de latin et de cinéma, il vit de petits boulots avant de se dédier à
l'écriture de ce qui demeure son chef-d'œuvre, La Maison des feuilles. 32 refus plus tard,
le roman est publié en 2000, et après avoir fait sensation sur internet où certains passages
circulent déjà, le roman devient culte. Aujourd'hui, le romancier génial et inventif est
considéré à travers le monde comme un artiste unique.