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The Empty Room Colleen Kerrigan Wakes Up Sick And Bruised, With No Clear Memory Of The Night Before It S Monday Morning, And She Is Late For Work Again She S Shocked To See The Near Empty Vodka Bottle On Her Kitchen Counter It Was Full At Noon Yesterday Surely She Didn T Drink That Much Last Night As She Struggles Out The Door, She Fights The Urge To Have A Sip, Just To Take The Edge Off But No, She S Not Going To Drink Today.But This Is The Day Colleen S Demons Come For Her A Very Bad Day Spirals Into Night As A Series Of Flashbacks Take The Reader Through Colleen S Past Moments Of Friendship And Loss, Fragments Of Peace And Possibility The Single Constant Is The Bottle, Always Close By, Colleen S Worst Enemy And Her Only Friend.In This Unforgettable Work, Acclaimed Novelist Lauren B Davis Has Created As Searing, Raw And Powerful A Portrayal Of The Chaos And Pain Of Alcoholism As We Have Encountered In Fiction Told With Compassion, Insight And An Irresistible Gallows Humour, The Empty Room Takes Us To The Depths Of Addiction, Only To Find A Revelation At Its Heart The Importance And Grace Of One Person Reaching Out To Another.

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  • Paperback
  • 314 pages
  • The Empty Room
  • Lauren B. Davis
  • English
  • 19 August 2018
  • 1443418293

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10 thoughts on “The Empty Room

  1. says:

    I wish I could un read this so I could read it fresh again I think of it often, even though it s been 4 years since I first picked it up, and wonder how fast Lauren is writing her next book Strong voice and characterization, compelling premise to me, anyway Fantastic novel.

  2. says:

    This book had me on page three, and I finished it in a week I highly recommend this read to everyone

  3. says:

    The Empty Room is a risky and courageous novel by a writer who, as we have seen before in Our Daily Bread, does not hesitate to confront humanity at its most abject and craven Colleen Kerrigan is weaving a path toward self destruction and is no longer able to hide it from friends and co workers A drinker with a serious problem that she refuses to acknowledge, she lives alone and, nearing fifty, has worn out most of her friendships from the days when her heavy drinking and its frequently embarr The Empty Room is a risky and courageous novel by a writer who, as we have seen before in Our Daily Bread, does not hesitate to confront humanity at its most abject and craven Colleen Kerrigan is weaving a path toward self destruction and is no longer able to hide it from friends and co workers A drinker with a serious problem that she refuses to acknowledge, she lives alone and, nearing fifty, has worn out most of her friendships from the days when her heavy drinking and its frequently embarrassing consequences were stillor less socially acceptable By the time we meet her she is already well along the path, but not so far gone that she cannot envision for herself a future as a pathetic, drunken, friendless wreck The action of the novel covers a 24 hour period, the day when Colleen hits absolute bottom and comes face to face with a choice that will either save her or finish her off This is not a book for the faint of heart Lauren Davis does not sugar coat Colleen s addiction She does no...

  4. says:

    Where to even start What a lovely, searing book this is I was enthralled from page 1 with the gut wrenching experience of following Colleen Kerrigan through a terrible hopeless day.Colleen is a desperate alcoholic, the daughter of a woman whose sole purpose in life appears to make those closest to her suffer from her rage Her father drowned himself in alcohol and Colleen followed faithfully in his footsteps Today, her morning starts with a hangover and she drags her unkempt self to work half Where to even start What a lovely, searing book this is I was enthralled from page 1 with the gut wrenching experience of following Colleen Kerrigan through a terrible hopeless day.Colleen is a desperate alcoholic, the daughter of a woman whose sole purpose in life appears to make those closest to her suffer from her rage Her father drowned himself in alcohol and Colleen followed faithfully in his footsteps Today, her morning starts with a hangover and she drags her unkempt self to work half an hour late There she is met by her boss and the head of HR, who give her two choices immediate rehab or termination Colleen refuses to even discuss rehab and is fired on the spot She wanders through the rest of the day, drinking herself into a near coma, but in the meantime, interacting with those people left in her life such as her mother and elderly neighbour, while rememberin...

  5. says:

    I loved everything about this book It s hard to pinpoint the particulars because I was so caught up in the story I couldn t give the actual writing the attention it deserved, but it s safe to say I loved the pacing, the struc...

  6. says:

    loved this dark and creepy and uncomfortable read perhaps because it took place in toronto and the locations were familiar perhaps.

  7. says:

    If you liked Drunk Mom by Jowita Bydlowska, you ll love The Empty Room by Lauren B Davis This bracing read about alcohol addiction reads like a contemporary THE BELL JAR but way boozier I cringed as Colleen in her alcoholic haze humiliated herself over and over again But Davis makes Colleen so believably human that I couldn t help rooting for her, even when she herself seemed without hope ...

  8. says:

    Lauren Davis is one of my top writers this year I basically read this book in two sittings It s the story of a woman named Colleen, an alcoholic This book follows her through 24 hours of her life Davis knows...

  9. says:

    This is such a good depiction of someone in an alcoholic spiral, and I know what this is all about I couldn t put the book down Colleen is so well developed as the central character, and the storyline moves along at a good clip, and it s excep...

  10. says:

    A brave, devastatingly honest book about a woman in denial about her addiction to alcohol A familiar story but the telling is magical with not a word wasted Like watching a train wreck you can t turn away from but surprisingly hopeful Utterly convincing.

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