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The death house / Sarah Pinborough.

By: Pinborough, Sarah, 1972- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 273 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780575096875 ; 9781473202320; 1473202329 .Subject(s): Sanatoriums -- Fiction | Diseases -- Fiction | Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction | Dystopias -- Fiction | Teenagers -- Fiction | Teenage boys -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Quarantine -- Fiction | Love -- FictionDDC classification: 823.9/2 Summary: Removed from his family, Toby now lives in the Death House; with other young people who have the virus. They are monitored and watched to see if they develop the disease which occurs before the age of 18. If they do will be taken to the sanatorium from which there is no return. Toby is relatively comfortable with his mundane existence living on past memories and waiting in fear, until Tom and Clara turn up. Optimistic and living life despite her situation, Clara's attitude begins to change Toby.
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<p>This is an exceptional, contemporary, heart-breaking novel.</p> <p>Toby's life was perfectly normal . . . until it was unravelled by something as simple as a blood test.</p> <p>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. They're looking for any sign of sickness. Any sign of their wards changing . Any sign that it's time to take them to the sanatorium.</p> <p>No one returns from the sanatorium.</p> <p>Withdrawn from his house-mates and living in his memories of the past, Toby spends his days fighting his fear. But then a new arrival in the house shatters the fragile peace, and everything changes.</p> <p>Because everybody dies. It's how you choose to live that counts.</p> <p>You can learn more about Sarah Pinborough at www.sarahpinborough.com, or by following @SarahPinborough on twitter.</p>

Removed from his family, Toby now lives in the Death House; with other young people who have the virus. They are monitored and watched to see if they develop the disease which occurs before the age of 18. If they do will be taken to the sanatorium from which there is no return. Toby is relatively comfortable with his mundane existence living on past memories and waiting in fear, until Tom and Clara turn up. Optimistic and living life despite her situation, Clara's attitude begins to change Toby.

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