Quotes by Emma Donoghue

"Scared is what you're feeling. Brave is what you're doing."
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"In the world I notice persons are nearly always stressed and have no time...I don't know how persons with jobs do the jobs and all the living as well...I guess the time gets spread very thin like butter all over the world, the roads and houses and playgrounds and stores, so there's only a little smear of time on each place, then everyone has to hurry on to the next bit."
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"Everybody's damaged by something."
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"People don't always want to be with people. It gets tiring."
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"If I was made of cake I'd eat myself before somebody else could."
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Books by Emma Donoghue

  • Jane Eyre
  • 1,724,168 ratings
  • 2014 by The Folio Society

    (first published October 16th 1847)

  • Room
  • 749,570 ratings
  • September 13th 2010 by Little, Brown and Company

    (first published August 20th 2010)

  • The Wonder
  • 71,117 ratings
  • September 20th 2016 by Little, Brown and Company
  • Frog Music
  • 24,376 ratings
  • April 1st 2014 by Little, Brown and Company
  • Slammerkin
  • 15,109 ratings
  • May 1st 2002 by Mariner Books

    (first published June 7th 2001)

  • Akin
  • 11,262 ratings
  • September 10th 2019 by Little, Brown and Company

    (first published September 3rd 2019)

  • Astray
  • 6,076 ratings
  • October 30th 2012 by Little, Brown and Company

    (first published September 5th 2012)

  • The Sealed Letter
  • 5,991 ratings
  • April 28th 2008 by HarperCollins Canada

    (first published 2008)

Emma Donoghue
  • Emma Donoghue

  • Born: in Dublin, Ireland.

  • Description: Grew up in Ireland, 20s in England doing a PhD in eighteenth-century literature, since then in Canada. Best known for my novel, film and play ROOM, also other contemporary and historical novels and short stories, non-fiction, theatre and middle-grade novels.

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