House of Leaves - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Mark Z. Danielewski
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Chapter 3 Summary

This chapter reveals the nature in which Johnny and Lude encountered Will Navidson's work. Apparently, a man named Zampano passed away in a lonely apartment. The apartment was in Lude's building. Johnny is called by Lude early one morning to come and take a look at something. After he takes a look, he leaves with the old man's black trunk. It is filled with writing (the Navidson story). Johnny starts putting it all together and becomes obsessed with this chore.

Simultaneously within the pages of this chapter, the reader is enlightened on how Lude's real name is Harry and Will has a twin brother named Tom. Will and Tom are raised by an alcoholic father who eventually dies of heart failure and their mother leaves them at any early age to pursue an acting career. Growing up they had no true role models...

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