The House of the Scorpion

The House of the Scorpion

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by Nancy Farmer, Russell Gordon
     
 

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Matteo Alacran was not Born; He was Harvested. His DNA came from El Patron, lord of a country called Opium -- a strip of poppy fields lying between the United States and what was once called Mexico. Matt's first cell split and divided inside a petri dish. Then he was placed in the womb of a cow, where he continued the miraculous journey from embryo to fetus to baby.

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Matteo Alacran was not Born; He was Harvested. His DNA came from El Patron, lord of a country called Opium -- a strip of poppy fields lying between the United States and what was once called Mexico. Matt's first cell split and divided inside a petri dish. Then he was placed in the womb of a cow, where he continued the miraculous journey from embryo to fetus to baby. He is a boy now, but most consider him a monster -- except for El Patron. El Patron loves Matt as he loves himself, because Matt is himself. As Matt struggles to understand his existence, he is threatened by a sinister cast of characters, including El Patron's power-hungry family, and he is surrounded by a dangerous army of bodyguards. Escape is the only chance Matt has to survive. But escape from the Alacran Estate is no guarantee of freedom, because Matt is marked by his difference in ways he doesn't even suspect.

Editorial Reviews

Booklist
* “This is a powerful, ultimately hopeful story that builds on today's sociopolitical, ethical, and scientific issues and prognosticates a compelling picture of what the future could bring. All of these serious issues are held together by a remarkable coming-of-age story.”
Winner of the 2002 National Book Award, Young People's Literature
A 2003 Newbery Honor Book
A 2003 Michael L. Printz Honor Book

The Barnes & Noble Review
Newbery Honor author Nancy Farmer wows us with this riveting sci-fi thriller about a young clone struggling for acceptance in his tumultuous, sheltered world.

Matt's last name is Alacrán, which means that he belongs to a powerful family that controls the drug Farms between the U.S. and the former Mexico. But Matt's different; he's a clone in a world filled with dangers for his kind. His only protection from the brutal surroundings are El Patron, the elderly patriarch/drug lord kingpin from which he was made, his caretaker Celia, and a bodyguard who has been assigned to him. Things fall apart when Matt learns the real reason for his creation and he makes a harrowing escape to a promising -- yet frighteningly insecure -- world.

With all the makings of a modern classic, The House of the Scorpion is both shocking and intense, particularly because it looks toward an all-too-possible future. Matt is a courageous, sympathetic character, but his strong-willed fits of anger, which mirror El Patron's, leave a bittersweet taste amid his good intentions. Another impressive book from Farmer, this novel is true science fiction genius. Matt Warner

Publishers Weekly
In our Best Books citation, PW wrote, "In this eerily realistic depiction of society 100 years hence, the wealthy class harvests the organs of clones to prolong their lives. Farmer explores vital and soul-searching questions about what it means to be human." Ages 11-up. (May) Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
Kirkus

An inspiring tale of friendship, survivial, hope, and transcendence

KLIATT
In a future world where an evil empire called Opium is tucked in between the U.S. and Aztlán (formerly Mexico), a young clone named Matt comes of age. His foot is tattooed "Property of the Alacrán Estate"; he is the clone of El Patrón, the cruel 142-year-old ruler of Opium, a drug kingdom farmed by "eejits," brain-dead clones. Matt has not has his brain deadened; he is a favorite of El Patrón, reminding him of his lost youth, though the man's nasty, conspiring family hates Matt, considering him "livestock." Matt's other champions are a cook and a bodyguard, who conspire to save him from a fate of being harvested for organs for El Patrón. A girl named María comes to love Matt, too, and when El Patrón dies and the remaining family try to kill Matt, all his friends work to help him escape from the Alacrán estate. Matt runs off to Aztlán but is captured and taken to an awful orphanage, which is more of a Nazi-style work camp. There he makes friends, helps incite a rebellion, and is thrown into a bone pit and almost dies. He escapes, finds María, and returns at last to his inheritance, the Alacrán estate, with plans to undo the evil of El Patrón. This is a long but engrossing SF adventure by the Newbery Honor-winning author of A Girl Named Disaster, The Ear, the Eye and the Arm, and other books for young readers. Farmer grew up in Yuma, Arizona and evokes the landscape of this Mexican border area beautifully. Matt is an appealing hero, despised by many for being a clone but noble and brave in the face of the many hardships he encounters. He learns to value himself, ignoring the opinion of others, and comes to understand that he has the power to make change for good. This will appeal toadventure story lovers as well as SF fans. Category: Hardcover Fiction. KLIATT Codes: JS—Recommended for junior and senior high school students.
— Paula Rohrlick; KLIATT
School Library Journal
Gr 7 Up-Nancy Farmer's 2002 National Book Award winner and Newbery Honor book (Atheneum, 2002) takes listeners to a futuristic, but familiar, Central American landscape where a powerful drug lord includes his own clones among his possessions. Narrator Robert Ramirez does a solid job with a large cast of characters and the many Spanish words and phrases that heighten the story's authenticity. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
Kirkus Reviews
Matt Alacrán has spent his youth secreted away in a secluded hut, his only knowledge of the world provided by his caregiver Celia and his view out the window on the white ocean of poppies growing all around. Matt is a clone, an outcast hated and feared as a beast by human society. When he uses an iron cooking pot to smash his window and goes out into the world, Matt sets into motion a fantastic adventure in a land called Opium, a strip of land between the US and a place once called Mexico. Opium is ruled by El Patr-n, a 142-year-old drug lord, inhabited by "eejits"-docile farm workers controlled by brain implants-and overseen by an army of bodyguards. Farmer's tale is a wild, futuristic coming-of-age story with a science-fiction twist: How do you find out who you are when what you are is a clone-a photograph-of a human being. How have you come to exist, and for what purpose? Can you ever expect to be more than what you were designed to be? As demonstrated in The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm (1994), Farmer has a talent for creating exciting tales in beautifully realized, unusual worlds. With undertones of vampires, Frankenstein, dragons' hoards, and killing fields, Matt's story turns out to be an inspiring tale of friendship, survival, hope, and transcendence. A must-read for SF fans.
From the Publisher
* “Readers will be hooked from the first page.”

* "An inspiring tale of friendship, survival, hope, and transcendence."

* “This is a powerful, ultimately hopeful story that builds on today's sociopolitical, ethical, and scientific issues and prognosticates a compelling picture of what the future could bring. All of these serious issues are held together by a remarkable coming-of-age story.”

“Mind-expanding fiction.”

“Strong, rough, exciting reading.”

“A story rich in twists and tangles, heroes and heroines, villages and dupes, and often dazzlingly beautiful descriptive prose.”

USA Today
“This is mind-expanding fiction for older teens that also works for adults—think Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, Orwell's 1984 or Nevil Shute's On the Beach.”
Chicago Tribune
“Strong, rough, exciting reading.”
The Boston Globe
“A story rich in twists and tangles, heroes and heroines, villages and dupes, and often dazzlingly beautiful descriptive prose.”
starred review Booklist
* “This is a powerful, ultimately hopeful story that builds on today's sociopolitical, ethical, and scientific issues and prognosticates a compelling picture of what the future could bring. All of these serious issues are held together by a remarkable coming-of-age story.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780689852220
Publisher:
Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Edition description:
Repackage
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
130,584
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)
Lexile:
660L (what's this?)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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Chapter 1: In the Beginning

In the beginning there were thirty-six of them, thirty-six droplets of life so tiny that Eduardo could see them only under a microscope. He studied them anxiously in the darkened room.

Water bubbled through tubes that snaked around the warm, humid walls. Air was sucked into growth chambers. A dull, red light shone on the faces of the workers as they watched their own arrays of little glass dishes. Each one contained a drop of life.

Eduardo moved his dishes, one after the other, under the lens of the microscope. The cells were perfect — or so it seemed. Each was furnished with all it needed to grow. So much knowledge was hidden in that tiny world! Even Eduardo, who understood the process very well, was awed. The cell already understood what color hair it was to have, how tall it would become, and even whether it preferred spinach to broccoli. It might even have a hazy desire for music or crossword puzzles. All that was hidden in the droplet.

Finally the round outlines quivered and lines appeared, dividing the cells in two. Eduardo sighed. It was going to be all right. He watched the samples grow, and then he carefully moved them to the incubator.

But it wasn't all right. Something about the food, the heat, the light was wrong, and the man didn't know what it was. Very quickly over half of them died. There were only fifteen now, and Eduardo felt a cold lump in his stomach. If he failed, he would be sent to the Farms, and then what would become of Anna and the children, and his father, who was so old?

"It's okay," said Lisa, so close by that Eduardo jumped. She was one of the senior technicians. She had worked for so many years in the dark, her face was chalk white and her blue veins were visible through her skin.

"How can it be okay?" Eduardo said.

"The cells were frozen over a hundred years ago. They can't be as healthy as samples taken yesterday."

"That long," the man marveled.

"But some of them should grow," Lisa said sternly.

So Eduardo began to worry again. And for a month everything went well. The day came when he implanted the tiny embryos in the brood cows. The cows were lined up, patiently waiting. They were fed by tubes, and their bodies were exercised by giant metal arms that grasped their legs and flexed them as though the cows were walking through an endless field. Now and then an animal moved its jaws in an attempt to chew cud.

Did they dream of dandelions? Eduardo wondered. Did they feel a phantom wind blowing tall grass against their legs? Their brains were filled with quiet joy from implants in their skulls. Were they aware of the children growing in their wombs?

Perhaps the cows hated what had been done to them, because they certainly rejected the embryos. One after another the infants, at this point no larger than minnows, died.

Until there was only one.

Eduardo slept badly at night. He cried out in his sleep, and Anna asked what was the matter. He couldn't tell her. He couldn't say that if this last embryo died, he would be stripped of his job. He would be sent to the Farms. And she, Anna, and their children and his father would be cast out to walk the hot, dusty roads.

But that one embryo grew until it was clearly a being with arms and legs and a sweet, dreaming face. Eduardo watched it through scanners. "You hold my life in your hands," he told the infant. As though it could hear, the infant flexed its tiny body in the womb until it was turned toward the man. And Eduardo felt an unreasoning stir of affection.

When the day came, Eduardo received the newborn into his hands as though it were his own child. His eyes blurred as he laid it in a crib and reached for the needle that would blunt its intelligence.

"Don't fix that one," said Lisa, hastily catching his arm. "It's a Matteo Alacrán. They're always left intact."

Have I done you a favor? thought Eduardo as he watched the baby turn its head toward the bustling nurses in their starched, white uniforms. Will you thank me for it later?

Copyright © 2002 by Nancy Farmer

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From the Publisher
* “Readers will be hooked from the first page.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "An inspiring tale of friendship, survival, hope, and transcendence."—Kirkus, starred review

* “This is a powerful, ultimately hopeful story that builds on today's sociopolitical, ethical, and scientific issues and prognosticates a compelling picture of what the future could bring. All of these serious issues are held together by a remarkable coming-of-age story.”— Booklist, starred review

“Mind-expanding fiction.”—USA Today

Meet the Author

Nancy Farmer has written three Newbery Honor books: The Ear, the Eye and the Arm; A Girl Named Disaster; and The House of the Scorpion, which, in 2002, also won the National Book Award and the Printz Honor. Other books include The Lord of Opium, The Sea of Trolls, The Land of the Silver Apples, The Islands of the Blessed, Do You Know Me, The Warm Place, and three picture books for young children. She grew up on the Arizona-Mexico border and now lives with her family in the Chiricahua Mountains of Arizona.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Menlo Park, California
Date of Birth:
July 9, 1941
Place of Birth:
Phoenix, Arizona
Education:
B.A., Reed College, 1963

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alvaro-lms More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This a great book! It has action and adventure, little romance, and it'll keep you guessing. Nancy Farmer did it again. Oh, and there might be sequel, so look oit for that!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The House of the Scorpion has almost NOTHING TO DO WITH SCORPIANS!!! This book was simply amazing. A very suck-into kind of book. It's full of suspensful moments. The tables turn every-so-often but it was very clear. I would reccomend it to everyone.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer was definitely one of the best books I have ever read. This book will lure in even the most inactive of readers. All of the characters engross you with their stories and tug at your emotions, keeping you turning pages to find out what happens to them. For those who visualize when they read, there are many descriptive passages that pull you right in the settings. The entire novel is filled with symbolism and themes that pull at the heart strings. With an extremely unexpected ending, House of the Scorpion is sure to have something for every reader.
michelle keuten More than 1 year ago
it is great. it is not for only young people either. for all ages.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The house of the scorpion by Nancy Farmer is the best book ever. It is filled of action and emotion which makes it impossible to put down. The house of the scorpion has lots of action but is not so fast passed that you cannot keep up with it. It also has some slow moving sad parts that make a difference so it does not get boring. If you have a fast moving action book that all it has is action than it will not be that go because there is nothing to look forward to. The house of the scorpion also is a little bit of a mystery. I love mysteries so that's a big plus. For people who do not like mysteries it is not a problem because it is just a side plot and does not take up much of the book. A character I really like is Tam Lin. He is a big tough guy but he is really understanding and can be really nice. SJ
tatortot-MCReading More than 1 year ago
The book I'm about to talk about is a three time honor award winner by Nancy Farmer. That's right I'm talking about "The House of the Scorpion". This book is one of the best books I have ever read (I'm not just saying that either). Matt (the main character of the book; also the clone) has to go through horrible torture throughout the book. He goes from hidden to hated to loved and back to hated. Celia (Matt's best friend whom he calls his mom) is the only person that cares at all about Matt. That is until he meets Maria. Maria (Matt's girlfriend) is a young, beautiful girl, without a care in the world until she meets Matt and she falls in "love" with him. Then there's Tam-Lin (Matt's "body guard") who is one of Matt's best friends. Last, but not least, El Patròn (the ruler of the opium empire) he is also known as the "villain" of the book. El Patròn is the real Matteo alacràn. He "lent" Matt to Celia who raised him up for 7 years. Then some kids discover him and they take him to their house after he jumps on some glass and cuts up his feet. They discover that Matt is a clone and then everyone starts mistreating him except Celia and Maria. This is where the roller coaster starts all aboard. They lock Matt up in a room and they torture him for about 4 months. Then El Patròn finds him and fires the slave that was mistreating him and torturing him, and makes her into an ejite (an ejite is someone or something that has a chip implanted in their brain so they do what they're told and only when they're told to do it). Matt, from then on, is treated like a prince. Matt gets anything he wants when he wants it. Everyone is forced to be nice to him (they're still not nice unless El Patròn is around) and he gets his own personal body guard. Matt discovers that El Patròn only made him to sacrifice him for his organs. Then Matt runs away and makes it to the next country over. El Patròn dies because he doesn't have the organs that he needs. Matt gets caught by the boarder guard and gets put in an orphanage. They make him eat food that's usually fed to animals. They make him work all day. If he disobeys, they punish him by beating him until he bleeds; sometimes putting him in the nurse's office. He escapes and makes it to a hospital ran by Maria's mom and he gets fed right until he's healed up. He then finds Maria once again. Maria and her mom ask Matt for a favor that risks his life. He does it and makes it past the life risking part. He discovers that Tam-Lin died. Then he becomes the ruler of the opium and shuts down/destroys the opium empire, just like Maria's mom asked. If you want to read the full story, I suggest reading the book. There is a lot more that I haven't told you about. This is one of the best books I have ever read in my enire life. If you wait another day to read this book you will regret it for a long time. Once you read this book you will thank yourself for the rest of your life!
Bob_the_Builder30 More than 1 year ago
Have you ever dreamt of what the future may be like? You may picture it as a glorious world full of wonderful new inventions that make life easier to cope with. Or you may think of the future as being a place completely inhospitable to all life forms. In this book, the author's idea of the future is somewhere between the two. At the beginning, Matt (the main character) is born (or rather "harvested", as the book puts it). He lives in a shack in the middle of a poppy field on a farm that produces opium, a major drug made out of poppies. This farm is in a small country called Opium that is in between Mexico and the United States. He lives in this shack until he winds up at "The Big House," the mansion that is located on the plantation. He is rejected by all people there, and it is then that he realizes that he is not human. He goes on to meet a girl named Maria, a bodyguard named Tam-Lin, and a drug-lord named El Patron. While living in the Big House, he learns that he is the clone of El Patron. He lives the good life until El Patron starts to get sick, and needs a new heart. Matt is then called upon to be the donor for the new heart. Matt has to escape the Big House. He escapes the Big House and Opium, but is then enslaved by people in a city called Atzlan, and is forced to work for "the greater good of the people." Can Matt escape this new enslavement? There are several characters in this story. Matt is the main protagonist. He is an ever changing character, as he gets older. As a young boy living in the shack in the poppy field, he is lonely, and wants friends to play with. Once he starts living in the Big House, he gets into trouble a lot. He meets several friends, one of them a girl named Maria, who visits the Big House on certain occasions. She is Matt's best friend, but later in the story, she becomes a little more than just a friend. She is easily upset by many things, and is very gullible. Most of all, though, she wants to protect Matt from El Patron. El Patron is a drug lord who controls all of Opium, and has lived over seven lifetimes. He is also the main antagonist of the story. He creates Matt as a clone of himself. At first, Matt thinks that El Patron created him just because he was a kind old man, but later, he learns that El Patron's reason is far more sinister than he could ever imagine. El Patron has two bodyguards: Daft Donald, and Tam-Lin. Matt is given Tam-Lin as his bodyguard. Tam-Lin is a Scottish man who was picked up by El Patron in Scotland while he and Daft Donald were "breaking heads outside a soccer field." El Patron realized they were tough, so he hired them. Tam-Lin is a kind, good-natured man, but he has a secret past, one that Matt is determined to find out. This book is a wonderfully exciting and original glimpse into the future. It never gets dull, and you won't want to put it down until you've finished it. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in the future, and of course, clones. But this book isn't all about the future. There are many parts of the book that include action, drama, and even a bit of romance. I personally found this book very rewarding to read. Nancy Farmer has done a wonderful job of blending excitement, sadness, and mystery into one single piece of literature. So, just to summarize, this is a wonderful book for anyone who is interested in great literature, and who wants to find a book that will make them want to keep reading.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The house of the Scorpions was awesome! It was a book about full of mystery surprises and EXCITEMENT. Matt the clone of El Patron was born out of a cow. They story was located in the land of opium. Matt was treated bad because he was a clone, he had few friends but his friends were Tam Lin, Maria, Celia and of course of El patron. When it came time for Matt to be killed he ran and his in the mountains. El patron was 147 years old he lived off of different body parts from clones except for this time. He died of liver failure. We read this book over summer, at first I did not want to read this book because it was long and looked boring. But you know what they say don¿t judge a book by its cover and boy were they RIGHT! After one chapter I was hooked. This book is great full of so many challenged for each main character. In the end, we thought this book was SUPER, DUPER, UBER!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Reccommend for the hunger games crowd
Guest More than 1 year ago
The House of the Scorpion, was able to move me in ways I never thought a book could. It took control over my life, and I could never find myself capable to put it down. It forces the reader to think, feel, and sympathize with the book¿s protagonist. This is a book that will change a child from a non-reader to a reader. The reader follows the life of young Matt Alacran, an orphan who lives with his foster mother, Celia. Although Matt is very nice, there is something wrong with him. Something unlike normal children. Matt is a clone. A genetic copy of the 142-year-old ¿El Patron¿. Throughout the book Matt meets many people, who treat him as an animal and as a mistake. In Matt¿s life he knows only three people who show him compassion: Celia, Tam Lin, Maria. Celia is Matt¿s foster mother who only wants the best for him, but is sometimes too defensive. Matt¿s body guard, Tam Lin, appears brutal and violent on the outside, but on the inside he is compassionate and understanding. And Maria, Matt¿s first crush. Although sometimes scornful, she builds a friendship with Matt and unlike the other children, she treats Matt like a person, not an animal. The only negative in the book was that it continued to get darker and more disturbing as the story progressed. And the author described the book so in depth, you would literally walk away from the book feeling upset and discouraged. In a way, the book was so good, it almost made the reader feel bad This book proves that Nancy Farmer is truly a Sci-Fi genius. I strongly recommend this book to all readers, both boys and girls. I have never read anything that can control a reader like this novel. The House of the Scorpion, will blow you away.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I started out reading this book because I had to for summer school; I wouldn't have chosen this book because I have a certain taste for books. Once I started this book I couldn't stop. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time. It speaks of friendship in a sea of hatred and danger. I would read this book over and over again if I could. It is worth it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The House of the Scorpion has almost NOTHING TO DO WITH SCORPIANS!!! This book was simply amazing. A very suck-into kind of book. It's full of suspensful moments. The tables turn every-so-often but it was very clear. I would reccomend it to everyone.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The house of the scorpion is a lovely story about a clone. A clone by the name of Matteo Alacran. His DNA came from a strong leader called EL Patron. Matt has a difficult time getting the fact that he is a clone. Also everyone for some reason hates clones. so Matt has to go through alot to survive and act like a human boy. i highly reccomend it to people who like suprises and twist endings.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good book... I do Reccomend :)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read this book already but ima get it again ! Very qood
FedoraMike More than 1 year ago
This book is an award winner for a reason. Chillingly in depth and captivating, this story of a young clone with thrill any fiction reader of any age. Someone else gave this book a review saying it's bloody and gory, they're exaggerating the details quite a bit. The blood and violence in this book is very mild, the only intensity in the book are the situations young Matteo encounters and handle's. Please note that this book is sold in the "Young Readers" section so you should know for a fact that any and all violence is mild or it would otherwise be sold in a more adult category. However, I do recommend this book for Teens as well as Adults, it is just THAT well written! Enjoy!
sebastian velasquez More than 1 year ago
this is an amazing book! i was enticed by how good this book was.it had great climax andut rells a great story Bout a young boy trying to find out who he is!,!
Guest More than 1 year ago
In the House of the Scorpion the main character has a lot of trouble figuring out who he really is and has to go though a lot of different obstacles. He finds out who is on his side and how evil people can really be, he runs into action, drama and a big adventure to find the only person who loves him for him. I though that this book had its ups and downs and was very interesting at the end!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Readers beware: You will not be able to put this book down once you start it! Nancy Farmer¿s award winning novel The House of the Scorpion is an inspiring tale of friendship, survival, and hope. It is an excellent read, you will be up all night running through the pages. We are sucked into the book right from page one where the main character, Matt, is in a petri dish. We see him grow from a boy to a teenager, but most consider him as a monster - except for El Patron, the lord of Opium. El Patron loves Matt as he loves himself, because Matt is himself. The House of the Scorpion is a really powerful and hopeful story that guesses a pretty good picture of what the future could bring. Even if you are not a fantasy/science-fiction fan I think you will love this book. Farmer¿s great writing makes Matt so real. She lets the reader go totally inside Matt¿s life we feel his joy, his pain, his fears, his confusion, his longings. He's the kid in all of us trying to do his best and find his place in a world that often makes no sense. This novel is probably best for ages of 11 and up. You should be warned that it is a depressing and sad story and may not appeal to you if you are `weak-hearted`. Overall it was a great read, The House of the Scorpion has it all: science fiction based on good science, adventure, friendship, suspense, intrigue, mystery, murder and a hint of romance. Don¿t miss it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was really good! It's science fiction, and it's incredibly deep. You find yourself wondering about some of the things in this book, and how creepy it would be if the world were like it...Like all books it had its rough spots (ending, meoderately slow start) but the plot really packed a lot (a new suprise almost every page flip). I would reccomend this book in a heartbeat!!!
Anonymous 6 months ago
I finished the whole book in two days & I was so impressed with the ending and it ma me cry at points. I loved it so much.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Over at me -tori
Anonymous 7 months ago
Hoi im temmie :3
Anonymous 7 months ago
Gay -tori