Rook – Reading list

reading can seriously damage your ignorance




Emma Donoghue
(Recent Prize Winner)

What caused you to read the novel? What did you like about it?

I heard a lot of people who loved this novel. I think it is a rare, unusual novel to read and therefore recommendable! It’s written from the perspective of a little boy, the writer has really done her job well.

Describe the novel in a tweet


A little boy raised up by his mother in one room. The boy has never seen something else of the world than the room and the stuff within it.

What makes this novel interesting?

Unusual perspective and theme.

In what categories would you place this novel?

Drama, childhood, mother-son relationship

Which novel would you recommend after reading this one?

Never let me go (Kazuo Ishiguro). This novel is also about children who have no idea of the “real world”.



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