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A retired professor's life is thrown into chaos when he takes his adolescent great-nephew to the French Riviera in hopes of uncovering long-buried family secrets, in this stunning masterpiece from bestselling author Emma Donoghue.

Format
Paperback
Categories
October Book NewsFiction
Published
03/10/2019
ISBN
9781529019971
Publisher
PICADOR
Weight
462kg

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Praise for Room : Emma Donoghue's writing is superb alchemy, changing innocence into horror and horror into tenderness Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler's Wife One of the most profoundly affecting books I've read in a long time John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Sophisticated in outlook and execution . . . Utterly plausible, vividly described New York Times Absorbing, truthful and beautiful . . . it is a kind of sustained poem in praise of motherhood and parental love Observer Donoghue mines material that on the face of it appears intractably bleak and surfaces with a powerful, compulsively readable work of fiction Irish Times

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