The House With a Clock in Its Walls

by John Bellairs

Paperback, 179 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $5.99 | purchase

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Illustrated by Edward Gorey, a master of macabre, this sinister novel follows Lewis, an orphan who goes to live with his magician uncle in a house that holds a clock counting off the time until the end of the world. When Lewis accidentally raises the dead, he must stop the clock before it strikes for the last time.