Room by Emma Donoghue

323 pages first pub 2010 (editions)

fiction contemporary literary thriller dark emotional sad medium-paced

Description

To five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world.... Told in the inventive, funny, and poignant voice of Jack, Room is a celebration of resilience—and a powerful story of a mother and son whose love lets them survive the impossible. To five-year-old...

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Moods

emotional 81%
dark 77%
sad 65%
tense 48%
hopeful 33%
challenging 32%
reflective 20%
inspiring 17%
adventurous 7%
mysterious 7%
funny 4%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 65%
fast 17%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 44% | A mix: 43% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 68% | It's complicated: 13% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 37% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 27% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.03

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