Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue is an Irish-Canadian playwright, literary historian, novelist, and screenwriter. She is best known for her 2010 novel 'Room', which was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and was adapted into an award-winning film in 2015. Donoghue's work often explores themes of personal relationships and social history. She has published numerous novels, as well as collections of short stories, plays, and works of literary history and criticism.


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  1. 1. Room

    "Room" by Emma Donoghue is a novel about a young woman named Ma who has been held captive in a small room for seven years with her five-year-old son Jack. The story is told from Jack's point of view as he struggles to understand the world outside of Room and adjust to life after their escape. The novel explores themes of resilience, trauma, and the power of love and imagination.