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The Death House - Sarah Pinborough
The Death House
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In the near future, children are tested for the defective gene. Those who possess it are taken from their homes, torn from their families and sent to the Death House. Standing alone on a remote island, it looks like a 1940s boarding school. But a school prepares children for life, and these... show more
In the near future, children are tested for the defective gene. Those who possess it are taken from their homes, torn from their families and sent to the Death House. Standing alone on a remote island, it looks like a 1940s boarding school. But a school prepares children for life, and these children are destined to die. Idling their time away in pointless lessons, supervis
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Format: Kindle Edition
ASIN: B00R049OJM
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Dor Does Books
Dor Does Books rated it
3.5 A book ill-served by its cover - The Death House by Sarah Pinborough
One of my pet hates is books which are misrepresented by their covers and blurbs. A book cover is a visual language. It tells the ideal reader THIS is the book they want to read; THIS is what their life has been missing. It tells them about the others books they've enjoyed and lets them know THIS bo...
Cushla
Cushla rated it
5.0 The Death House
Toby's life was perfectly normal . . . until it was unravelled by something as simple as a blood test.Taken from his family, Toby now lives in the Death House; an out-of-time existence far from the modern world, where he, and the others who live there, are studied by Matron and her team of nurses. T...
Hol
Hol rated it
3.0 The Death House by Sarah Pinborough
Extremely well written, this book was told from the first-person by Toby and was narrated in the present tense, interspersed with narrative at the end of some of the chapters about the time before current events. I didn’t know what to expect from this when I picked it up, all I knew is that I’d be...
Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it
5.0 The Death House by Sarah Pinborough - Review.
Publication Date: 26th Feb 2015 from Gollancz Source: Advance Reading Copy. Toby's life was perfectly normal... until it was unravelled by something as simple as a blood test. Taken from his family, Toby now lives in the Death House: an out-of-time existence far from the modern world, where he,...
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