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Emma Donoghue

Birthdate: 24. October 1969
Other names: اما داناهیو, אמה דונהיו

Emma Donoghue 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 won the Ferro-Grumley Award for Lesbian Fiction. Room was adapted into a film of the same name, for which Donoghue wrote the screenplay which was subsequently nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.



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„Scared is what you're feeling," says Ma, "but brave is what you're doing.“

—  Emma Donoghue, Room

Source: Room (novel) (2010)

„Everybody's damaged by something.“

—  Emma Donoghue, Room

Source: Room

„Stories are a different kind of true.“

—  Emma Donoghue, Room

Source: Room (novel) (2010)
Context: "Are stories true?"
"Which ones?"
"The mermaid mother and Hansel and Gretel and all them."
"Well," says Ma, "not literally."
"What's—"
"They're magic, they're not about real people walking around today."
"So they're fake?"
"No, no. Stories are a different kind of true."

„I've seen the world and I'm tired now.“

—  Emma Donoghue, Room

Source: Room

„I thinkis man talk for.“

—  Emma Donoghue, Room

Variant: I think buddy is man talk for sweetie.
Source: Room (novel) (2010)

„Everyone's got a different story.“

—  Emma Donoghue, Room

Source: Room

„It’s called mind over matter. If we don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” When a bit of me hurts, I always mind.“

—  Emma Donoghue, Room

Variant: It's called mind over matter. If we don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Source: Room (novel) (2010)

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