Skip to Main Content (Press Enter) Toggle side nav
The Death House by Sarah Pinborough
Add to bookshelf
Add to Bookshelf

The Death House

Best Seller
The Death House by Sarah Pinborough
Paperback $14.95
Sep 01, 2015 | ISBN 9781783298037

Buy from Other Retailers:

See All Formats (2) +
  • Sep 01, 2015 | ISBN 9781783298037

    Buy from Other Retailers:

  • Oct 29, 2019 | ISBN 9781789091830

    Buy from Other Retailers:

  • Sep 01, 2015 | ISBN 9781783298044

    Buy from Other Retailers:

*This title is not eligible for purchase to earn points nor for redemption with your code in the Reader Rewards program

Product Details

Praise

“When I reached the end, I was devastated and sad. Sad because it was over, devastated because the ending was perfect.” - Word Gurgle 

“The ending was powerful and just another sign that Sarah Pinborough is one of the best we got.” - Dying World News 

“Pinborough delivers an irresistible cast here, from our main couple and their friends to antagonist Jake and his goons, to the mysterious Matron and her nurses who treat the children with little to no emotion. It has the feel of GIRL, INTERRUPTED mixed with OUTBREAK, and while the horror is latent in each scene, at its core THE DEATH HOUSE is a dark love story with a heart-wrenching finale that showcases Toby’s integrity.” - The Horror Fiction Review

“Dark and touching, you’ll grow to care about these captives and share their desperation as they search for answers.” - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Pinborough’s The Death House provides a compelling celebration of hope in the direstof worlds” -  Blog Critics

“The best young adult book I have ever read” -  SF Reader

“An amazing, heart-rending novel of love, loss, and hope.” - Fandom Post 

“The Death House is bleak yet beautiful, dark yet full of warmth, compassion, and understanding. Sarah Pinborough deserves all the acclaim and accolades that have been coming her way.” - Dirge Magazine

“The perfect bittersweet mixture of suspense and first-love romance” - Pop Kernal 

“The story flows effortlessly from the first page toward the achingly touching and beautifully written ending. It has been written so well that it immediately grabs hold of the reader and doesn’t let go (it’ll be almost impossible for the reader to put this novel down). In my opinion, Sarah Pinborough’s The Death House is an amazing achievement.” – Rising Shadow 

“Comes in quietly and leaves with the emotional impact of a wrecking ball.” – Barnes & Noble 

“Recommended, for those who want a dash of The Girl with All the Gifts with their The Fault in Our Stars.” – Kirkus

“There’s more than enough to keep readers going through to the end.” – Entertainment Buddha

“I loved THE DEATH HOUSE. It’s moving and totally involving. Pinborough writes with vividness and emotional resonance. I couldn’t put it down.” STEPHEN KING

“A marvelously creepy and engaging novel” – Count Gore

“You turn the pages begging for the story to continue ever further and not reach its poetic but terrible conclusion so fast. It will leave you in tears.” - Love Reading 

“There are curveballs and plot twists galore, and more than a handful of tear-jerkers as the story progresses, but all of it is crafted with a care and attention to detail that defines what a good narrative and cracking tale it really is.” – British Fantasy Society 

“Pinborough layers a beautiful account of that first, maddening, youthful love, alongside the friendship and brotherhood only found in those doomed to die together. It’s poignant and tear-jerking: the ending is stunning, and I haven’t cried this much at a book in a long time.” – Strange Horizons 

“Sarah Pinborough has created an incredible book with The Death House. Ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances highlighting the power of humanity….The writer’s deft touch leaves the reader emotional. You might feel like your heart has been stomped on.” – Geek Syndicate 

“The Death House is sad, stealthily creepy, emotionally haunting and quite brilliant.” – SFF World

“Unsettling, frightening and in the end uplifting, The Death House has stayed with me” – Jenny Colgan

 “Sarah Pinborough’s writing is flawless, and in this one she’s got a mastery of mood that wraps around the psyche with dark little tendrils to burrow in and squeeze. Brilliant work, truly top-notch.” - Horror Fiction

“a bleak and beautiful climax”  Barnes & Noble SFF blog

Looking for More Great Reads?
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
Get the latest updates from Sarah Pinborough
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
And go from well-read to best read with book recs, deals and more in your inbox every week.
By clicking SIGN UP, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to Penguin Random House’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Dismiss
Thanks!
Something awesome is on its way.
Back to Top