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Room : a novel

Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: London : Picador, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It's Jack's birthday and he's excited about turning five. Jack lives with his Ma in Room, which has a locked door and a skylight, and measures 11 feet by 11 feet. He loves watching TV but he knows that nothing he sees on screen is truly real. Until the day Ma admits that there's a world outside.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Donoghue, Emma, 1969-
Room
(OCoLC)660526212
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 9781447289241 1447289242
OCLC Number: 933298353
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Awards: Winner of National Book Awards Paperback of the Year 2011 (UK)
Winner of Commonwealth Foundation Writer's Prize for Best Book 2011 (UK)
Short-listed for Man Booker Prize 2010 (UK)
Short-listed for Orange Prize for Fiction 2011 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource (400 pages)
Responsibility: Emma Donoghue.

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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.  Read more...

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I loved Room. Such incredible imagination, and dazzling use of language. And with all this, an entirely credible, endearing little boy. It's unlike anything I've ever read before -- Anita Shreve This Read more...

 
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