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Room

(2010)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it's where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits.

Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it is the prison where Old Nick has held her captive for seven years. Through determination, ingenuity, and fierce motherly love, Ma has created a life for Jack. But she knows it's not enough...not for her or for him. She devises a bold escape plan, one that relies on her young son's bravery and a lot of luck. What she does not realize is just how unprepared she is for the plan to actually work.

Told entirely in the language of the energetic, pragmatic five-year-old Jack, Room is a celebration of resilience and the limitless bond between parent and child, a brilliantly executed novel about what it means to journey from one world to another.



Praise for this book

"Room is one of the most profoundly affecting books I've read in a long time. I read the book over two days, desperate to know how their story would end." - John Boyne

"Potent, darkly beautiful, and revelatory." - Michael Cunningham

"Room is a book to read in one sitting. When it's over you look up: the world looks the same but you are somehow different and that feeling lingers for days." - Audrey Niffenegger

"I loved Room. Such incredible imagination, and dazzling use of language. It's unlike anything I've read before." - Anita Shreve


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Hardback Editions

June 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4448-0671-8 / 978-1-4448-0671-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood
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May 2011 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Room (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-606-26505-8 / 978-0-606-26505-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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September 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-316-09833-7 / 978-0-316-09833-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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August 2010 : Canada Hardback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-55468-831-0 / 978-1-55468-831-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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August 2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-330-51901-8 / 978-0-330-51901-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Paperback Editions

July 2019 : Canada Paperback

Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4434-5901-1 / 978-1-4434-5901-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-78682-176-1 / 978-1-78682-176-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
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September 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Room: Film tie-in
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-5098-0315-7 / 978-1-5098-0315-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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September 2015 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-316-26835-6 / 978-0-316-26835-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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September 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Room: Film tie-in
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-5098-1896-0 / 978-1-5098-1896-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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September 2015 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Room Movie Tie-in Edition
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4434-4962-8 / 978-1-4434-4962-5 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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September 2015 : Canada Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Room Movie Tie-in Edition
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4434-4961-X / 978-1-4434-4961-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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September 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-316-39134-4 / 978-0-316-39134-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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June 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Room (Picador Classic)
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4472-7636-1 / 978-1-4472-7636-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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August 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Room Picador 40th Spl
Author(s): Donoghue Emma
ISBN: 1-4472-5265-9 / 978-1-4472-5265-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Paperbacks
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September 2012 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Room: A Novel
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ISBN: 0-316-22323-9 / 978-0-316-22323-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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June 2012 : Canada Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4434-1369-0 / 978-1-4434-1369-5 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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February 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Room (Picador 40th Anniversary Editn)
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4472-0281-3 / 978-1-4472-0281-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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July 2011 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-55468-832-9 / 978-1-55468-832-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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May 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-316-09832-9 / 978-0-316-09832-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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January 2011 : UK Paperback

Title: Room
Author(s): Donoghue Emma
ISBN: 0-330-54051-3 / 978-0-330-54051-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Paperbacks
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January 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-330-51902-6 / 978-0-330-51902-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-330-53386-X / 978-0-330-53386-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 2011 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Room [Paperback]
Author(s): Emma Donoghue()
ISBN: 0-316-18387-3 / 978-0-316-18387-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
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2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-316-19694-0 / 978-0-316-19694-9 (USA edition)
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September 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-316-12057-X / 978-0-316-12057-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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August 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-330-51992-1 / 978-0-330-51992-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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August 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-316-12508-3 / 978-0-316-12508-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-61129-548-3 / 978-1-61129-548-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little Brown
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Audio Editions

November 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Room: A Novel: Booktrack Edition
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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November 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Room: A Novel: Booktrack Edition
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
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January 2016 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-5098-2366-2 / 978-1-5098-2366-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan audio
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January 2016 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-5098-2367-0 / 978-1-5098-2367-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Macmillan audio
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September 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4789-3674-6 / 978-1-4789-3674-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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January 2012 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4450-1873-X / 978-1-4450-1873-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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January 2012 : UK Audio CD

Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4450-1874-8 / 978-1-4450-1874-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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January 2012 : UK MP3 CD

Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-4450-1875-6 / 978-1-4450-1875-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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May 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Room: A Novel
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ISBN: 1-61113-843-4 / 978-1-61113-843-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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March 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Thalia Book Club: Emma Donoghue's 'Room'
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Symphony Space
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March 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Thalia Book Club: Emma Donoghue's 'Room'
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
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March 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Thalia Book Club: Emma Donoghue's 'Room'
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November 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Room
Author(s): Professor Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-60941-940-5 / 978-1-60941-940-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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September 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 1-60788-627-8 / 978-1-60788-627-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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September 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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September 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
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September 2010 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 0-230-75515-1 / 978-0-230-75515-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Digital Audio
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September 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
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September 2010 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
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Kindle Editions

May 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Room
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Oberon Books
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June 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Room (Picador Classic Book 29)
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Picador
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September 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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September 2010 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Room: A Novel
Author(s): Emma Donoghue
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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