Book Review: Room by Emma Donoghue
3 Stars , Fiction / December 13, 2010

I borrowed this eBook. My rating for Room – 3 About: “Room” by Emma Donoghue (Book Website | Author Website)  is a fictional, award winning book with a disturbing premise.  The book tells of Ma, who has been kidnapped and locked in a room for seven years by “Old Nick”.  Ma and Old Nick have a son, Jack who is also lives in the room without being able to leave. Buy it here, surly you have enough room for “Room” Thoughts: “Room” by Emma Donoghue has a very unique perspective, the whole story is told from the view point of five year old Jack.   Jack is very smart and bright, he lives happily in his own little world, unaware that there better or different things than the rigid daily routine he and Ma have devised.  Ms. Donoghue does an excellent job of narrating in the voice of a five-year-old whose only friends are his Ma, inanimate objects and characters on TV. The book was inspired by Elisabeth Fritzl’s confinement to a basement in Austria by her monstrous father who sired several children with her.  However, in the book Ma and Old Nick are not related, but its distirbuing enough without…

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