House of stairs

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Puffin Books, Apr 1, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 166 pages
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Five sixteen-year-old orphans of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in a house of endless stairs as subjects for a psychological experiment on conditioned human response. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Reissue.

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User Review  - Marian Perera - Goodreads

If you are ever forced to choose which futuristic dystopia you'll live in, that of The Hunger Games or that of William Sleator's House of Stairs, please, please pick Panem. Even if you're chosen as a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Heather T. - Goodreads

Bizarre! I was fascinated by where the plot was going, but ended up a bit underwhelmed by the epilogue. I also didn't feel a connection with any of the characters, but maybe that's asking a lot out of ... Read full review

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Author William Sleator was born on February 13, 1945 in Harve de Grace, Maryland. In 1967, he received a BA in English from Harvard University. He mainly writes science fiction novels for young adults. Family relatonships are often a theme in his works. Sleator resides in both Boston, Massachuesetts and Thailand.

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