Goodhouse

Goodhouse

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A bighearted dystopian novel about the corrosive effects of fear and the redemptive power of love.

With soaring literary prose and the tense pacing of a thriller, the first-time novelist Peyton Marshall imagines a grim and startling future. At the end of the twenty-first century—in a transformed America—the sons of convicted felons are tested for a set of genetic markers. Boys who test positive become compulsory wards of the state—removed from their homes and… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)


Marshall’s story is not a tract, however. It is a novel worth reading by a woman who has the skill to write more.

This reader was spellbound by Goodhouse — by its grim illustrations, its unrelenting pressure, and its central proclamation: to sate its own anxieties, society will sacrifice vulnerable bodies in any way it sees fit.

Kirkus Reviews : Goodhouse (October 01, 2014)

Well-plotted and written but lacking any truly original spark that would distinguish it in the increasingly crowded genre of dystopian fiction starring hard-pressed young adults.


Book Details  


Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 30, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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