House of Leaves - Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

Mark Z. Danielewski
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Chapter 20 Summary

The films found by Karen reveal Navidson's exploration when he goes into the house by himself after leaving Reston. He carries an abundance of items behind a mountain bike. He takes with him a 1962 hand crank camera, lenses, tripod, microcassette recorder, extra batteries, extra LCD tapes, 10 rolls of black and white film, sleeping bag, gallons of water, flashlights, matches, toilet paper, socks, medical kit, neon markers, food and one book. He carries these items on a two-wheel trailer behind his bike.

The bike has a mileage calculator and the first night he manages to ride 163 miles. He sets up camp for the night and begins again the next morning. For five days, he travels hundreds of miles each day. No matter which direction he turns, he's heading downhill. He turns around several times after traveling downhill to find that even in the opposite...

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