SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE
SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE
'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, author of The Time Traveler's Wife
Jack is five.
He lives in a single, locked room with his Ma.
'Startlingly original and moving . . . as utterly compelling as The Lovely Bones' Scotsman
'A triumph' Daily Telegraph
'Heart-burstingly, gut-wrenchingly compassionate' Daily Mail
'This book will break your heart' Irish Times
'Affecting and uplifting' Evening Standard
'Absorbing, truthful and beautiful' Observer