• Something Upstairs

  • By: Avi
  • Narrated by: George Guidall
  • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 03-02-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Recorded Books
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.1 (19 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

“What Kenny saw - or thought he saw - were two hands, then two arms, reaching up from the stain, pushing away a box of his mother’s old books that was sitting on it. These hands and arms seemed to be not flesh and blood but sculptured, glowing smoke. It was as if, from under that box, a body was struggling to be free."
Kenny Huldorf is not happy when he learns that he and his family will be moving all the way across the country to Rhode Island, a state smaller than Los Angeles, the city he’s known his whole life. His new home, The Stillwell House, was built in 1789 and, like everything in Providence, it seems old-fashioned and somber. But things start to look a little brighter when Kenny’s mom shows him his new bedroom: a long, open attic with plenty of room and privacy. While he puts his things away, Kenny discovers a small room at the far end of the attic with a mysterious dark stain covering the center of the floor. All day long Kenny can’t shake the feeling that someone is in the attic with him. Late that night, awakened by sounds coming from where the small room is, Kenny opens the door to a horrifying tale from the past.
©1988 Avi (P)1992 Recorded Books
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4 out of 5 stars
By Phoenix on 08-03-17

a mind bending story w disappointing narrator

I wasn't too impressed with the narrator and I thought it was strange that the main character had an accent when there was no accent in any other part of the story. I thought the narrator read it much too fast and it was not a steady pace by any means. but this story is amazing and worth the purchase even with a bad narrator.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Texas Angel on 08-29-16

good middle school book

good book for 6 and 7th grade readers. easy to read and follow storyline. audiobook has good voice

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