House of Lazarus

by James Lovegrove
Release date: 2003
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy, young adult

Joey's mum didn't want to die, so he rented her a place at the House of Lazarus, where you can keep people alive for ever. But Joey struggles to afford it and a strange dream makes him wonder if he's done the right thing.

This book is suitable for reluctant readers of 12 plus, with a reading age of eight years and above. It is printed on cream paper, which is proven to be more restful on the eye. The font is specially designed to encourage a smooth and easy read. There are frequent page breaks, short, headed chapters and illustrations on almost every page. A wide range of specialists, including children themselves, have read and commented on the book prior to publication.

(updated 2017-01-16)

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