House of Leaves - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Mark Z. Danielewski
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Chapter 9 Summary

Johnny gets a phone call from a girl named Tatiana who claims to have books that Zampano requested, but never received. It's getting harder and harder for Johnny to leave his apartment. Even reaching for the doorknob brings him excruciating chest pain. He doesn't understand it. Last week he was late for work by three hours and the boss threatened to fire him if he was late again. He's determined to get to Tatiana, so he forces himself out of the apartment, only to hallucinate that a truck veers off the road and hits him head on. He thinks he's dying yet again.

He snaps out of his hallucination and looks toward his car. There is no truck coming down the road, so he proceeds to Tatiana's house. She gives him the books Zampano had requested and they proceed to drink Jack Daniels...

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