Room by Emma Donoghue

331 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 Jack, R...

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Moods

emotional 81%
dark 78%
sad 65%
tense 50%
challenging 34%
hopeful 31%
reflective 21%
inspiring 17%
adventurous 6%
mysterious 6%
funny 5%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 19%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 45% | A mix: 42% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 69% | It's complicated: 12% | Yes: 10% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 38% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 28% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.04

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