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.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.Read Less
Fine in Near Fine jacket. (Signed) Hardcover in dust jacket. 8vo. Later printing. SIGNED, dated, and inscribed "To Lee, Keep reading or ELSE! " Book is crisp and clean and unmarked, as is unclipped dust jacket. A spot of rubbing on rear. One of the author's best-known Y/A books. 166 pp. In protective Mylar.
Good. 1439514933 Used book. Previously owned and is blemished. Cover rubbed w/ corner and binding wear. Interior page markings (highlighting/writing) and owner's name. An inventory sticker on the back and a used sticker on the spine. Textblock has a marking.
This is a well-written story with a range of identifiable characters that everyone has met before. Sleator creates a compelling story, building the suspense for the reader and these teenagers, trapped in a Pavlovian nightmare.
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