Sleator is at his sci-fi best with this quantum thriller, now available in paperback
In this gothic, sci-fi thriller from a master storyteller, Susan and her wheelchair-bound brother, Gary, discover a mysterious maze in the vast gardens of their isolated home. Planted by a scientist uncle who disappeared long ago, the maze offers seemingly endless routes and choices. The teenagers discover that each turn they take alters their world in some way. Sickly Gary sees a chance to change his fate; Susan sees that they may both be lost forever. Sleator keeps readers guessing right up to the shocking ending.
Praise for The Last Universe
"Sleator is a master of suspenseful science fiction and that mastery is evident here...entirely shocking." - School Library Journal
"Science fiction fans, science nerds, and random readers alike will appreciate this latest offering." - Voya
"Sleator has fashioned a perfect 'what if' story." - Kliatt
"Will keep readers turning the pages until the very end." - Kirkus
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For more than thirty years, William Sleator has thrilled readers with his inventive books. His House of Stairs was named one of the best novels of the twentieth century by the Young Adult Library Services Association. He divides his time between homes in Boston and rural Thailand.
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Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 14-year-old Susan and her wheel-chair-bound brother Gary live in a strange house. In their backyard is a garden planted by their late uncle and tended by a mysterious gardener. Gary insists on being wheeled around the garden everyday by his sister. On these excursions, they notice impossibly large plants and exotic flowers growing up overnight. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0810992132
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0810992132
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0810992132
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110810992132
Book Description Harry N. Abrams. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0810992132 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0482496