Sleator William : House of Stairs

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Paperback. Pub Date: 1991 Pages: 176 Publisher: Penguin One by one the Five sixteen-year-old orphans are showing that it is your duty to a strange building It is at least NOT a prison not a hospital; it has no Walls no ceiling . no floor. Nothing but endless flights of stairs leading nowhere aexcept back to a strange red machine. The five must learn to love the machine and let it rule their lives. But will they let it kill their souls This chilling. suspenseful indictment of mind control is a classic of science fiction and will haunt readers long after the last page is turned.aAn intensely suspenseful page-turner.a aSchool Liary JournalaA riveting suspense novel with an anti-behaviorist message that works ... because it emerges only slowly from the chilling events.a aKirkus Reviews

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Peter. Lola. Blossom. Abigail. Oliver. Five sixteen-year-old orphans. One by one, they are brought to a place that is unlike anything any of them has ever known. It's not a prison, not a hospital. It has no walls, no ceiling, no floor. Nothing but endless flights of stairs leading nowhere - except back to the red machine. The five will learn to love the machine, will let it rule their lives. But will they let it kill their souls?

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"When people talk about classic dystopian novels for young readers, the same titles come up again and again: The Giver.City of Ember. A few others. But one classic book in that subgenre deserves a lot more love: House of Stairsby William Sleator." --io9.com"

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