House of Leaves Quotes

Mark Z. Danielewski
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"Thus Echo suddenly assumes the role of god's messenger, a female Mercury or perhaps even Prometheus, decked in talaria, with lamp in hand, descending on fortunate humanity." Chapter 5, pg. 44

"Look to the sky, look to yourself and remember: we are only god's echoes and god is Narcissus." Chapter 5, pg. 45

"The apparent echoing of solitary words reminds us that acoustical echoing in empty places can be a very common auditory emblem, redolent of gothic novels as it may be, of isolation and often unwilling solitude." Chapter 5, pg. 46

"the house, the halls, and the rooms all become the self-collapsing, expanding, tilting, closing, but always in perfect relation to the mental state of the individual." Chapter 10, pg. 165

"Esau's a hairy, dimwitted hunter. Jacob's a smooth-skinned, cunning intellectual." Chapter 11, pg. 247

"Okay Daisy girl, make it through here and you're home free." Chapter 13, pg. 345

"Tom tumbles into the blackness, not even a scream...

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