Reviews

Review: Room

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Norah Piehl

Imagine a room. It's 11 feet by 11 feet about the size of your average bedroom, perhaps. Inside is a bed, a dresser, a table, a shelf on the wall, a trash can, a television, a small refrigerator and a stove, and a small bathroom with a tub. Everything you own is in the room. There are no windows, only a skylight. Now imagine that skylight is covered with a carbon mesh that makes the glass ... Read full review

User reviews

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - LARA335 - LibraryThing

Glad this was recommended to me. Because of the subject matter and the narration being from a very young boy I didn't think this was my type of novel. But found the book gripping, moving and thought ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

I avoided reading this book for a number of years because I found the whole concept so deeply disturbing. It bears some resemblance to the true story of Josef Fritzl who kept his daughter imprisoned ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - FennecGirl - LibraryThing

I had considered rating this a 4-star book, but decided on 3 stars due to it taking until literally 50% into the book to really catch my attention. Remembering the Fritzl case, I picked this title up ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - sweetiegherkin - LibraryThing

Jack has spent his entire life inside of Room, the tiny enclosure he shares with his mother, who is occasionally visited by the gruff and violent "Old Nick" at night when Jack is supposed to be ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Emma_Manolis - LibraryThing

It's been awhile now since I finished reading this novel. I didn't hate it, but I really didn't like it all that much either. I thought it was unusual to have the child be the narrator. I can't even ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing

Excellent audiobook. The voice talent was incredible. I watched the movie before I even knew there was a book, and (surprise, surprise) I like the book better. Both the quality of the book and the ... Read full review

User ratings

5 stars
235
4 stars
199
3 stars
66
2 stars
23
1 star
9

All reviews - 534
5 stars - 235
4 stars - 199
3 stars - 66
2 stars - 23
1 star - 9

All reviews - 534

All reviews - 534
Kirkus - 1