House of Stairs Summary
William Sleator

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House of Stairs Summary

House of Stairs addresses the conflict between the rewards society provides for conformity and the personal satisfaction derived from asserting one's individuality. The book also vividly illustrates a common theme of science-fiction novels: the potentially dangerous consequences of an exploitative government. Sleator depicts the exploitation of five sixteenyear-olds—Peter, Lola, Blossom, Abigail, and Oliver—as they seek out the frightening and shocking truth about the house of stairs. The results of manipulating...

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