Passion means to suffer. 'House of Leaves' by Mark Z. Danielewski ~ though, for me personally it also means to flow with exuberance... House of Leaves - an experimental novel. Horror, thriller, and totally messes with your mind.
The original little black book...? The closest I can get to a source for this is image is the following article "What follows is a conversation between the book designer Peter Mendelsund and the author Mark Z. Danielewski." http://www.powells.com/blog/qa/qa-mark-z-danielewski-by-mark-z-danielewski/
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski, recommended by Gabe: "Can a book be a labyrinth? Or, to follow the premise of Mark Z. Danielewski's genre-bending debut, can a book about a book about a film be anything else?"
House Of Leaves author Mark Danielewski on five books that are disturbing but beautiful
The Familiar-Mark Z. Danielewski's epic 800-page tale of a girl and a cat wants to be the stepping stone to a new understanding of the novel — but critic Jason Sheehan says it's undone by too many parentheses.
Mark Z. Danielewski (/ˈdænjəlɛfski/; born March 5, 1966 in New York City) is an American fiction author. Though his second novel, Only Revolutions (2006), was nominated for the National Book Award, Danielewski is most widely known for his debut novel House of Leaves (2000), which garnered a considerable cult following and won the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award.
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