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The House of the Scorpion

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13 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

the house of the scorpion

I am a 14 year old Peruvian who now comprehends the meaning of endurance. Matteo Alacrán, a clone, must embrace death, torture, hatred and treachery to prove he's not a brainless clone like others. This book takes you in Matteo or Matt's life starting when he's a y...
I am a 14 year old Peruvian who now comprehends the meaning of endurance. Matteo Alacrán, a clone, must embrace death, torture, hatred and treachery to prove he's not a brainless clone like others. This book takes you in Matteo or Matt's life starting when he's a young boy; you'll see the pain he undergoes and a bit of romance. The scenery takes place in future Mexico called Aztlán governed by El Patrón, a drug lord. I highly recommend this book to sci-fi lovers because this book is a real page turner.

posted by alvaro-lms on February 26, 2009

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

The House of the Scorpion

This book was pretty exciting, but I thought the characters were shallow. I dont know, there was just something off. The plot was quite intersting, and the science was easy to understand.

posted by Anonymous on April 4, 2008

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 10, 2012

    My vagina

    Just kidding

    1 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2012

    Hateeeeeee.

    I hated this book. I had to read it for school. I do not reccomend this for anyone except creepy science teachers.

    1 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2006

    A book that grabs you and doesn't let go

    I thought it was one of the best books I had ever read. Truly amazing and would highly recommend it to anyone who loves a good book. This the kind of book you image when you see yourself by the fire or in the bed at night reading drifting into an would of adventure. It will have you addicted, turning page after page to see what happens next. Althought the ending was great, it will make you wish there was more. You will fall in love with Matt and Maria and find yourself with one of the greatest example of what a book is supose to do to you.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2014

    Gayyyy

    You are gay

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2014

    Paigeeee

    Makensie is georgeous.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2013

    i hatee schoool

    ?

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2013

    Wat?????????

    So a cow gave birth to him? And before that he was a plant? And who the hell is this El patowhatever guy? Or is he like a field or something? And if he is a feild then matt is being attacked by family of feilds? Im so lost right now im not reading this book its creepy and if u r reading this comment dont waste ur money u will have night mares.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2012

    DANG

    I bought it twice and it only gave me a sample. I will be contacting customer support over this bullcrap

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2011

    Styb

    Kjj

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  • Posted June 6, 2011

    Do Not Buy

    Do not buy this book. Omce you get to page 71 it loops back to page 65 VERY frustrated i spent 10 dollars on this!!!

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2005

    It was a werid book. I hated it so much

    When I read this book I did't quit get it at first but than I did. This book would have been a lot better if they did not did so much scifi junk . It made it a ishy book. I hated that book!?!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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