The Death House by Sarah Pinborough audiobook

The Death House

By Sarah Pinborough
Read by Ben Elliot

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8.22 Hours 1
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Lord of the Flies meets Never Let Me Go in this compelling and heartbreaking dystopian novel from British Fantasy Award winner Sarah Pinborough. 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 classes, supervised by cold matrons, their days have no purpose, because neither do their futures. When the sickness hits, death comes quickly. Children are taken from their dormitories in the night and never seen again. Forced to confront his own mortality, sixteen-year-old Toby tries to block out his past, and the terrifying unknown that is his future. Until a van arrives with a group of new kids, and everything changes. Death may be certain, but Toby discovers that his fate is up to him.

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Summary

Summary

Lord of the Flies meets Never Let Me Go in this compelling and heartbreaking dystopian novel from British Fantasy Award winner Sarah Pinborough.

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 classes, supervised by cold matrons, their days have no purpose, because neither do their futures.

When the sickness hits, death comes quickly. Children are taken from their dormitories in the night and never seen again. Forced to confront his own mortality, sixteen-year-old Toby tries to block out his past, and the terrifying unknown that is his future. Until a van arrives with a group of new kids, and everything changes.

Death may be certain, but Toby discovers that his fate is up to him.

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Author Bio: Sarah Pinborough

Author Bio: Sarah Pinborough

Sarah Pinborough is the author of the New York Times bestselling thriller Behind Her Eyes. She has also been a teacher and screenwriter for television.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 8.22
Audience: Adult
Language: English