"Kamer is het onvergetelijke verhaal van een moeder en haar zoontje die dankzij hun liefde het onmogelijke overleven. Het is onsentimenteel, soms grappig, soms gruwelijk, en altijd fascinerend. Het is Jacks verjaardag, hij wordt al vijf. Jack leeft met Mam in Kamer, waarvan de deur op slot zit. Kamer heeft alleen een dakraam en is elf vierkante meter groot. Jack is dol op televisie kijken; Dora d
Title
Kamer
Author
Emma Donoghue
Translator
Manon Smits
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Room
Edition
2
Publisher
Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2010
ISBN
9789045894317
CloudLibrary
3ks6er9

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About Emma Donoghue

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Emma Donoghue (born 24 October 1969) is an Irish-Canadian playwright, literary historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Her 2010 novel Room was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and an international best-seller. Donoghue's 1995 novel Hood won the Stonewall Book Award and Slammerkin (2000) won the Ferro-Grumley Award for Lesbian Fiction. She is a 2011 recipient of the Alex Awards. Room was adapted by Donoghue into a film of the same name. For this, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Background

Donoghue was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1969. The youngest of eight children, she is the daughter of Frances (born Rutledge) and academic and literary critic Denis Donoghue. She has a first-class honours Bachelor of Arts degree from University College Dublin (in English and French) and a PhD in English from Girton College, Cambridge. While at Camb…Read more on Wikipedia