Room

Emma Donoghue

4.04 based on 361 ratings & 41 reviews on Goodreads.com

2011 Nominee

National Book Awards Paperback of the Year

2011 Nominee

Commonwealth Foundation Writer's Prize for Best Book

2010 Nominee

Man Booker Prize

2011 Nominee

Orange Prize for Fiction

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18 June 2015
9781447276364
432 pages
Synopsis

The story of a mother, her son, a locked room and the outside world. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Filmed as a major motion picture, directed by Lenny Abrahamson.

Synopsis

The story of a mother, her son, a locked room and the outside world. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Filmed as a major motion picture, directed by Lenny Abrahamson.

Emma Donoghue's writing is superb alchemy, changing innocence into horror and horror into tenderness. Room is a book to read in one sitting. When it's over you look up: the world looks the same but you are somehow different and that feeling lingers for days.

Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler's Wife

Room is one of the most profoundly affecting books I've read in a long time. Jack moved me greatly. His voice, his story, his innocence, his love for Ma combine to create something very unusual and, I think, something very important . . . Room deserves to reach the widest possible audience.

John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas