Hood

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Hamish Hamilton, 1995 - Fiction - 309 pages
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User Review  - Lauren Licitra - Goodreads

I wanted to read earlier work by Donoghue after reading Room. You can see the beginning of the style she used in Room in this novel. It is not any easy read. Stream of consciousness rambling, from ... Read full review

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User Review  - Morgan - Goodreads

I'm honestly not at all sure how I feel about this one. I found myself figuratively rolling my eyes quite a bit throughout. I felt entirely detached from the main character's struggle over her ... Read full review

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TUESDAY
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WEDNESDAY
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About the author (1995)

Emma Donoghue was born on October 24, 1969 in Dublin, Ireland. She received her BA degree from the University College Dublin and PhD in English from University of Cambridge. Her first novel was Stir Fry and it was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in 1994. Her next novel was Hood which won the 1997 American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Book Award for Literature. Her novel Slammerkin was a finalist in the 2001 Irish Times Irish Literature Prize for Fiction. The Sealed Letter, published in 2008, was her latest work of historical fiction. It is based on the Codrington Affair - which was a divorce case that captivated Britain in 1864. This work was the joint winner of the 2009 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction. She continued writing several award winning novels including the Room which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and on September 7, 2010 it made the short list.

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