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7 edition of House of stairs. found in the catalog.

House of stairs.

by William Sleator

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction

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    Five fifteen-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.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S6313 Ho
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 p.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5423442M
    ISBN 10052532335X
    LC Control Number73017417

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That's because Sleator wisely keeps the "futuristic" science fiction touches to a minimum. House of stairs. book a very '70s reference to air pollution, but it isn't pivotal. The rest of the book is about what doesn't change: human nature/5. William Sleator () is the author of numerous science fiction books for children and young adults, including Interstellar Pig, House of Stairs, and /5().

Specifically, a murder for which Bell served time, and has only recently been released from prison. Seemingly out of kindness, Lizzie agrees to let Bell move back into the House of Stairs, the five-story Notting Hill boardinghouse where, seventeen years ago, a dreadful crime was committed/5(40).

The House of Stairs is a modern masterpiece of the crime genre and will leave you gripped from the first page to the last.

If you enjoy the novels of P.D. James, Ian Rankin and Scott Turow, you will love this book. Barbara Vine is the pen-name of Ruth Rendell/5. About House of Stairs. This chilling, suspenseful indictment of mind control is a classic of science fiction and will haunt readers long after the last page is turned.

One by one, five sixteen-year-old orphans are brought to a strange building. It is not a prison, not a hospital; it has no walls, no ceiling, no floor. Free download or read online House of Stairs pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by William Sleator.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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Set in the late s, The House of Stairs is another of Barbara Vine's acclaimed character-driven novels that illustrate her psychological acuity and precise plotting. It is a murder story structured in reverse, in Ms.

Vine's unique way where the murderer is immediately known but neither the victim nor the circumstances/motives are revealed until the end/5(11). Bell has been in prison ever since the mysterious events that took place at the House of Stairs, a London mansion full of over-privileged, overstuffed, and somewhat sinister boarders, landed her there.

Now it’s up to Lizzie to put together the pieces of her friend’s—and her own—fateful past/5(44). William Sleator () is the author of numerous science fiction books for children and young adults, including Interstellar Pig, House of Stairs, and Blackbriar.4/5(28).

The House of Stairs book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. [Penguin Readers Level 4]/5. William Sleator () is the author of numerous science fiction books for children and young adults, including Interstellar Pig, House of Stairs, and Blackbriar.

Editorial Reviews "When people talk about classic dystopian novels for young readers, the same titles come up again and again: The Giver/5(30). Many years ago, when I was a wee lad of ten, I came across this book. At the time it registered as nothing more than a really good book, but later in life, I realized that House of Stairs was the first book that took my pinhole sized window of decent human normalcy and opened the blinds to include all the lovely dark fringes into view.5/5(5).

Five year-old orphans of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in a house of endless stairs as subjects for a psychological exp.

House of Stairs is really more a scenario than a novel and as a scenario it has its vulnerable links — for example, Lola's instinctive use of positive reinforcement to strengthen Peter's resolve and her assertion to the doctor later that rewards work better than punishments begs the moral/ political question of mind control per : William Sleator.

Five fifteen-year-old orphans of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in a house of endless stairs as subjects for a psychological experiment on 4/5(23). About the Book Set in a dystopian America in the near future, the story tells of the experiences of five year-olds who were living in orphanages who wake up to find themselves in a strange building that has no walls, no ceiling, and no floor: nothing but endless flights of stairs leading in every direction, seemingly infinite, so that it is.

The House of Stairs is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, published under the name Barbara Vine. References This article about a crime novel of the s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. See guidelines for writing about novels.

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If you enjoy the novels of P.D. James, Ian Rankin and Scott Turow, you will love this book.4/5(57).Editions for House of Stairs: (Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published in ), X (Hardcover publi Cited by: 3.