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The room : a novel

Author: Jonas Karlsson; George Newbern
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audio, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Funny, clever, surreal, and thought-provoking, this Kafkaesque masterpiece introduces the unforgettable Bjorn, an exceptionally meticulous office worker striving to live life on his own terms. Bjorn is a compulsive, meticulous bureaucrat who discovers a secret room at the government office where he works--a secret room that no one else in his office will acknowledge. When Bjorn is in his room, what his co-workers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Downloadable audio books
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jonas Karlsson; George Newbern
ISBN: 9780553409994 0553409999
OCLC Number: 900467507
Performer(s): Read by George Newbern.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital
Other Titles: Rummet.
Responsibility: Jonas Karlsson.

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Funny, clever, surreal, and thought-provoking, this Kafkaesque masterpiece introduces the unforgettable Bjorn, an exceptionally meticulous office worker striving to live life on his own terms. Bjorn is a compulsive, meticulous bureaucrat who discovers a secret room at the government office where he works--a secret room that no one else in his office will acknowledge. When Bjorn is in his room, what his co-workers see is him standing by the wall and staring off into space looking dazed, relaxed, and decidedly creepy. Bjorn's bizarre behavior eventually leads his co-workers to try and have him fired, but Bjorn will turn the tables on them with help from his secret room. Debut author Jonas Karlsson doesn't leave a word out of place in this brilliant, bizarre, delightful take on how far we will go--in a world ruled by conformity--to live an individual and examined life.

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