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The Room: A Novel
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Random House Publishing Group 2015
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Street Date:
02/17/2015
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780804139991
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APA Citation (style guide)

Jonas Karlsson. (2015). The Room: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group.

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Jonas Karlsson. 2015. The Room: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group.

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Jonas Karlsson, The Room: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group, 2015.

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Jonas Karlsson. The Room: A Novel. Random House Publishing Group, 2015. Web.

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Funny, clever, surreal, and thought-provoking, this Kafkaesque masterpiece introduces the unforgettable Bjorn, an exceptionally meticulous office worker striving to live life on his own terms.

Bjorn is a compulsive, meticulous bureaucrat who discovers a secret room at the government office where he works--a secret room that no one else in his office will acknowledge. When Bjorn is in his room, what his co-workers see is him standing by the wall and staring off into space looking dazed, relaxed, and decidedly creepy. Bjorn's bizarre behavior eventually leads his co-workers to try and have him fired, but Bjorn will turn the tables on them with help from his secret room.
Debut author Jonas Karlsson doesn't leave a word out of place in this brilliant, bizarre, delightful take on how far we will go--in a world ruled by conformity--to live an individual and examined life.
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Debut author Jonas Karlsson doesn't leave a word out of place in this brilliant, bizarre, delightful take on how far we will go--in a world ruled by conformity--to live an individual and examined life.
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