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Room - Emma Donoghue
Room
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To five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma it's the prison where she has... show more
To five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma it's the prison where she has been held for seven years. Through her fierce love for her son, she has created a life for him in this eleven-by-eleven-foot space. But with Jack's curiosity building alongside her own desperation, she knows that Room cannot contain either much longer.Room is a tale at once shocking, riveting, exhilarating--a story of unconquerable love in harrowing circumstances, and of the diamond-hard bond between a mother and her child.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780316223232 (0316223239)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
5.0 Book 12/100: Room by Emma Donoghue
I rarely give out five-star reviews, and my criteria for a five-star review is fairly straightforward: I give five stars to books that I don't want to end.I read lots of books every year that I enjoy, but because my TBR list is so long, I very rarely dread a book ending -- I know there will always b...
Bri's Books
Bri's Books rated it
3.0 Room
The narrative of this book took a while to get used to, and I never fully embraced it. There were certain moments where it even frustrated me and I had to put the book down for a while. The story itself is emotional and very intense as it was based on real events. It is hard to come to grips with th...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
5.0 Room
This book blew me away. It's about a kidnapped woman living and her son growing up in captivity and trying to acclimate into the real world. I was not prepared for all that happens. Everything is told from the little boy's point of view, and it seems so real. I had many wow, nervous, heart, etc ...
Autumn Lupin Books
Autumn Lupin Books rated it
3.0 Room
I definitely struggled with the last quarter of the book, but it was an interesting read for sure.
Read By Hollie
Read By Hollie rated it
2.5 My review of "Room"
Room by Emma Donoghue I personally was expecting a lot out of this book, the plot (before i read it) sounded so interesting! I mean how could it not? it was about a boy who never left this one room. i thought how is this possible? Why is he trapped in a room? Why this room? etc.. But i was a litt...
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