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How did Danielewski typeset "House of Leaves"?

Quite famously, Danielewski's House of Leaves is typographically quite.. psychedelic. And deliberately so. It employs a range of fonts, color codes, and not to mention the text is oriented in various ...
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How was Marienbad My Love written?

I just googled through World's Longest Novel, and the one that seems to come up as an actual story novel (as opposed to things like The Blah Story by Nigel Tomm, which is apparently not an actual ...
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Is it common to reveal suspense in epilogue?

According to the dictionary epilogue means a speech or piece of text that is added to the end of a play or book, often giving a short statement about what happens to the characters after the ...
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Vonnegut's writing style as time passed

I've been reading a lot of Vonnegut recently, and I've noticed some interesting stuff. Slaughterhouse-Five or the Children's Crusade, God Bless You Mr. Rosewater, and Cat's Cradle are similar to a ...
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What did Wodehouse say about writing in the first-person?

P. G. Wodehouse is known as a consummate stylist, and a lot is known about how he plotted and wrote his novels. Did he ever say anything about his writing in the first person? I'm particularly curious ...
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What mechanism does David Weber use to ensure internal consistency of works in the shared Honorverse?

In certain franchises/shared universes, there are well known mechanisms for ensuring internal consistency (E.g. Star Wars has LucasFilm's Holocron/LSG). David Weber's Honorverse is a shared universe ...
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