Revue de presse
“Claustrophobic, controversial, brilliant . . . inventive, tense, and stringently intelligent.” (Maclean's)
“Remarkable . . . heartrending. . . . Both gripping and poignant, it’s a tribute to human resourcefulness and resilience and extremity, and a stirring portrait of a mother’s devotion.” (Toronto Star)
“An astounding, terrifying novel.” (The New Yorker)
“Thrilling and at moments palm-sweatingly harrowing.” (New York Times Book Review)
Présentation de l'éditeur
With an introduction by John Boyne
Today I'm five. I was four last night going to sleep in Wardrobe, but when I wake up in Bed in the dark I'm changed to five, abracadabra.
Jack lives with his Ma in Room. Room has a single locked door and a skylight, and it measures ten feet by ten feet. Jack loves watching TV but he knows that nothing he sees on the screen is truly real - only him, Ma and the things in Room. Until the day Ma admits there is a world outside.
Devastating yet uplifting, Room by Emma Donoghue is a luminous portrait of a boundless maternal love. It has sold more than two million copies, was a number one bestseller and was shortlisted for the Man Booker and Orange prizes. Few books have reached modern classic status so swiftly.