Questions tagged [slade-house]

For questions about Slade House, the novel by David Mitchell. Use in conjunction with [david-mitchell].

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What is the significance of the portraits in Slade House?

This question contains spoilers for David Mitchell's Slade House. In the first three chapters, the narrator will at some point ascend the stairs in Slade House and walk past a bunch of portraits. ...
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Why do the Grayer twins switch places?

This question contains spoilers for David Mitchell's Slade House. The first four chapters of Slade House end with the narrator in the twins' attic, sitting around a candle with them. I noticed that ...
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Why are “last choices” necessary in David Mitchell's Slade House?

In Slade House, by David Mitchell, the twins work complex illusions to tempt their prey into the attic of their house before consuming their souls. The intended victims, however, are always given ...