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User Review  - Kaethe - LibraryThing

Have you ever been alone with a five-year-old for any length of time? Never have I disliked a child as much as I disliked Jack at the beginning of this book. The tweeness of it made me queasy ... Read full review

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User Review  - fromthecomfychair - LibraryThing

The first part of the book, where we meet Jack and Ma, as well as Old Nick, is genuinely disturbing, but the details of their life, written from the 5 year old's perspective, quickly become tedious ... Read full review

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User Review  - CarmenMilligan - LibraryThing

I really struggled through this one. There are just so many pages you can describe activity in an 11x11 room. Once they escaped, it picked up a bit for me, but it was not enough for more than two ... Read full review

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User Review  - BellaFoxx - LibraryThing

This is the story of Jack and his ma. For all of his life he has known only Room. It is his world, what is in the room is real, everything else is just ‘on TV’ and outside the room is outer space. At ... Read full review

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User Review  - nycke137 - LibraryThing

Ok, I read it. I didn't cry, I didn't get angry. It did give me perspective from the child's point of view. It was ok. Back to the zombies! Read full review

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User Review  - nycke137 - LibraryThing

Ok, I read it. I didn't cry, I didn't get angry. It did give me perspective from the child's point of view. It was ok. Back to the zombies! Read full review

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User Review  - nycke137 - LibraryThing

Ok, I read it. I didn't cry, I didn't get angry. It did give me perspective from the child's point of view. It was ok. Back to the zombies! Read full review

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User Review  - librarymary09 - LibraryThing

Creepy. I didn't like it. Read full review

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User Review  - FAR2MANYBOOKS - LibraryThing

Jack's 5 year old perspective, though clever, seemed contrived and didn't interest me and so I was left wanting. Read full review

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User Review  - FAR2MANYBOOKS - LibraryThing

Jack's 5 year old perspective, though clever, seemed contrived and didn't interest me and so I was left wanting. Read full review


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