The House of Dies Drear

Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002 (eBook - 2011 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The House of Dies Drear

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A black family of five moves into an enormous house once used as a hiding place for runaway slaves. Mysterious sounds and events as well as the discovery of secret passageways make the family believe they are in grave danger.
Authors: Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002
Statement of Responsibility: Virginia Hamilton
Title: The house of Dies Drear
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Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] :, Open Road Integrated Media,, 2011
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
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Report This Apr 03, 2014
  • blueroo276 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Weird, disjointed story.

Report This Oct 29, 2012
  • Booktraveler rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

This young adult fiction book was just OK. After reading the first chapter I remembered that I had read this book when I was a young adult/preteen/teen (a long time ago). In this reading I found the book to be somewhat disconnected with characters and plot lines not very well defined. It was a pleasant enough read but I really didn’t learn much about the Underground Railroad, contrary to what you would expect based on the subject matter of the book. Kirtland Book Club October, 2012.

Report This Jun 20, 2012
  • agaklo6 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This was a great book, but a little too much of fantasy:*)


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