Room Author:Emma Donoghue 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 f... more »or 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 Room cannot contain either much longer.
Room is a harrowing tale at once shocking, rivieting, exhilarating - a story of unconquerable love in harrowing circumstances, and of the diamond-hard bond between a monther and her child.« less