Room: A Novel

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\r Description \rRoom: A Novel ebookTo five-year-old Jack, is the room the whole world. That’s where he was born and grew up, that’s where he lives with his mother as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. On the night closes his Ma him safely in the closet, where he is supposed to be asleep when Old Nick visits.
Room is home to Jack, but Ma, it is the prison where Old Nick has held her captive for seven years. Through determination, ingenuity, and a fierce maternal love, Ma has created a life for Jack. But she knows that there is not enough … not for her or for him. She proposes a daring escape plan, one based on her young son’s courage and a lot of luck. What she does not realize is how unprepared she is for the plan that actually works.
Told entirely in the language of the energetic, pragmatic five-year-old Jack, there is room a tribute to the resilience and seamless bond between parents and children, executed a brilliant novel about what it means to journey from one world to another

Amazon Best of the Month, September 2010 . In many ways, Jack a typical 5-year-old. He likes to read books, watch TV and play games with her mother. But Jack is different in a big way – he has lived his entire life in one room, sharing the small space with only his mother and an annoying night-time visitors known as Old Nick. For Jack, the room is the only world he knows, but for Ma, there is a prison where she has tried to craft a normal life for her son. When their island world suddenly expands beyond its four walls, the consequences piercing and extraordinary. Despite its deeply disturbing premise, Emma Donoghue’s Room is rife with moments of hope and beauty, and the tenacious will to live, even in the most desolate circumstances. A stunning and original novel about survival in captivity, readers who enter Room will leave wavered, as if, like Jack, they see the world for the first time. – Lynette Mong

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