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User Review  - feeling.is.first - LibraryThing

Some people have commented that Jack and Ma's escape was contrived, with a flimsy plot twist. In my opinion, the secret behind this series of events was subtle and very powerful in the context of an ... Read full review

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User Review  - fefferbooks - LibraryThing

I just couldn't do it. I got several pages into Room, and while I knew there was likely an interesting plot brewing, and that kept me plodding forward, I just could not deal with Jack as child ... Read full review

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User Review  - refice - LibraryThing

Room is the story of a woman abducted at age 19 and confined to an 11-by-11 windowless, sound proof shed where she is repeatedly sexually abused. While in captivity she bears a son whom she raises ... Read full review

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User Review  - snapsandreads - LibraryThing

A touching story of a mother-son venture and told from a view-point of a five year old, Room proves to be one of the most peculiar and moving books I have ever read. Never have I encountered or heard of a situation similar to theirs. This proved to be a decent and “disturbing” read. Read full review

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User Review  - tealightful - LibraryThing

First Impression: I have a hard time imagining myself getting hooked on this book. I know that everyone else seems to love the narrative of this boy who refers to furniture as proper nouns and genders ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookBuddies - LibraryThing

Five-year-old narrator blunts the grimness of the story. Transition from Room to freedom is bumpy at best, but Ma and Jack seem to be slowly adjusting at the end. Exposure to the world of abundant ... Read full review

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What A Suttle Way Of Explaining Something So Harsh But The Point Still Gets Across! A Definite Eye Opener For Me!!

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User Review  - jlapac - LibraryThing

This book is very well written, but psychologically difficult to read. Read full review

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User Review  - dms02 - LibraryThing

Started to read this...and was not feeling it. I would like to go back and re-read at another time. Read full review

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User Review  - bikiechic - LibraryThing

A highly intriguing start to this piece of fiction. I remained engaged throughout. An exceptional creative piece of writing. Read full review


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