House of Stairs

Sleator, William

Paperback - 1991
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
House of Stairs
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.

Published: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Puffin Books, 1991.
ISBN: 0140345809
Branch Call Number: On Order


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List - YA Science Fiction by: DBRL_TEEN Oct 27, 2010

Five very different teenagers wake up in a place that is nothing but interlocking flights of stairs, where a machine gives them food pellets in a puzzling response pattern. How will they react to the situation, and to each other, when they find out that cruelty is what the machine rewards?

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Nov 27, 2012
  • Enrique Mendez rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book was good! It's like "Lord of the flies"


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