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The Boy Who Couldn't Die - William Sleator
The Boy Who Couldn't Die
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The "brisk, addictive" thriller, now in paperback! Sleator, a recognized master of sci-fi and horror and a favorite of reluctant readers, is a paperback powerhouse, with more than 600,000 copies of his novels sold in softcover. Here he gives fans a spin on the classic zombie story, following... show more
The "brisk, addictive" thriller, now in paperback! Sleator, a recognized master of sci-fi and horror and a favorite of reluctant readers, is a paperback powerhouse, with more than 600,000 copies of his novels sold in softcover. Here he gives fans a spin on the classic zombie story, following sixteen-year-old Ken as he bargains with a psychic to gain immortality, only to awaken one night with blood-spattered clothes and the realization that he's sold more than his soul. AUTHOR BIO: For more than thirty years, William Sleator has thrilled readers with his inventive books. His House of Stairs was named one of the best novels of the twentieth century by the Young Adult Library Services Association. He divides his time between homes in Boston and rural Thailand.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780810987906 (0810987902)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Pages no: 161
Edition language: English
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Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
5.0 The Boy Who Couldn't Die
Wonderfully creepy!
The Reading Obsession
The Reading Obsession rated it
3.0
Since this is a really short book, this will be a short review.Ken's best friend, Rodger has died. He freaks out about dying himself, and goes and sees Cherie Buttercup to make him immortal. He pays her for doing this fifty. There's always a catch, though. Cherie makes him a zombie. It's not the usu...
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