Suzanne's Reviews > Room
This was a remarkable book. Obviously this concept has sprung from a real life situation, but to be based on its own merit, I think this is a piece of work to be applauded. The characteristics from this poor little boy, and the way in which his mum dealt with her limited situation was captured with, how do I say, accuracy.. it was very skilfully implemented. I was impressed with this work and can see it had the merit to have been a short list selection for the Man Booker Prize. How would I know what this would be like? I loved the physical and mental exercise that mum and son did together to keep Jack's body and spirit alive. As for the movie, I think I'd like to see it, in fact I am looking forward to it. I found the relationship between this mother and son to be lovely and real; one to be learned from. Recommended reading, which to be fair perhaps I should mention this was a book that many people did not like, and I noticed from here on GR that many gave up and did not finish. I really did like this. Glad I slotted it in to my ever growing supply of books. I love this conundrum!
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August 1, 2015 – Shelved
August 1, 2015 – Shelved as: wish-list
July 14, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
September 27, 2016 – Shelved as: owned
April 23, 2017 – Started Reading
April 23, 2017 –8.73%
April 23, 2017 –18.7%
April 24, 2017 –24.44%
April 25, 2017 –40.9% "Indy is the same age as Jack. This stuff is crazy (in real life). My goodness. Indy's a baby."
April 25, 2017 –67.83%
April 26, 2017 –81.05%
April 28, 2017 – Finished Reading