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User Review  - jaden - LibraryThing

I was infuriated by the narrated voice of the boy and how stupid the author tried to make him, while in the same breath he could easily read difficult words. It just didn't add up. I kept waiting for something to happen after the exciting middle but it was slow going the rest of the way. Read full review

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User Review  - col2910 - LibraryThing

Difficult to dredge the memory banks and come up with a book I liked even less than this one..............the biggest pile of mince I have had the sad misfortune to ever read Read full review

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User Review  - Strawberryga - LibraryThing

Boring.... I am a mother of 4 children. I am a grandmother, I love children. This book was boring. I was hoping that we would learn about the 'room' as I read, but nothing was said other than what the ... Read full review

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User Review  - sarahzilkastarke - LibraryThing

This book is a contrived piece of garbage. Use it for a paperweight. It is not literature. The narrative follows young Jack the son of a man who has imprisoned his mother in a cell and their escape and stay in a psychiatric hospital. Read full review

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User Review  - Joyeuxbelle - LibraryThing

This book was like an impending car accident. I knew it was going to be bad, but I still went ahead and purchased it anyway. Although the premise isn't totally original - there has been a recent flow ... Read full review

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User Review  - dwcofer - LibraryThing

Room, by Emma Donoghue, is a critically acclaimed novel in which there has been a lot of hype surrounding the book. In fact, the book has received so much hype, it cannot live up to its praise and is ... Read full review

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User Review  - delphimo - LibraryThing

I forced myself to continue reading this tome. The story centers on a woman and her young son that are imprisoned in one room. The story explains the daily routine in year seven of the woman's ... Read full review

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User Review  - SenoraG163 - LibraryThing

I am sorry but I can't even review this book. I tried the ebook and the audio book and just could not do it. I know I am odd man out but Jack's way of talking turned me off completely and I did not ... Read full review

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User Review  - wearylibrarian - LibraryThing

This story is told by Jack, a five-year-old boy who was born in Room. His mother, only known as Ma, was kidnapped by Old Nick 7 years earlier. The 12 by 12 room is the only home Jack has ever known ... Read full review


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