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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 The Fifth Room
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'When a brilliant high-school student is invited to join an international secret society, she leaves everything behind in pursuit of the high-stakes rewards it offers. When Miri discovers her boyfriend is also in the society, they must pretend they dont know each other, as the students are pitted against each other to push the boundaries of medicine using illegal self-experimentation. Miris experiment involves a new combination of specially timed drugs that could mean never needing to sleep again. As her experiment progresses, and she spends more and more hours awake, she finds that all is not as it seems. When the group realises that there is a secret fifth student experimenting alongside them, the stakes are raised dramatically. Now they must decide how far they will go to with their research...and some, it seems, are willing to go much farther than others. When it becomes clearer to Miri that the secrets in this society are deeper and more dangerous than she bargained for, she starts to question the true purpose of the secret society, and who lies behind it. Gripping and page-turning, The Fifth Room is a psychological thriller in which no one is to be trusted, not even yourself.' (Publication summary)

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    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Omnibus Books , 2017 .
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      Extent: 144p.
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      • Published 1st September 2017

      ISBN: 9781742762548

Works about this Work

[Review] The Fifth Room Kevin Steinberger , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , November vol. 32 no. 5 2017; (p. 44)

— Review of The Fifth Room Allison Rushby , 2017 single work novel

'The Fifth Room is an absorbing YA mystery thriller, the mystery centred on the fifth room in a secretive medical research centre that is housed in a remote underground bunker in Denmark. Who, if anyone, is in that room and what is going on behind its door?' (Introduction)

[Review] The Fifth Room Kevin Steinberger , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking about Books for Children , November vol. 32 no. 5 2017; (p. 44)

— Review of The Fifth Room Allison Rushby , 2017 single work novel

'The Fifth Room is an absorbing YA mystery thriller, the mystery centred on the fifth room in a secretive medical research centre that is housed in a remote underground bunker in Denmark. Who, if anyone, is in that room and what is going on behind its door?' (Introduction)

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