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Normal People: Sally Rooney

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Author: Rooney, SallyBrand: Faber & FaberEdition: MainFeatures: Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland but the similarities end there In school Connell is popular and wellliked while Marianne is a loner But when the two strike up a conversation awkward but electrifying...

Author: Rooney, Sally

Brand: Faber & Faber

Edition: Main

Features:

  • Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland but the similarities end there
  • In school Connell is popular and wellliked while Marianne is a loner
  • But when the two strike up a conversation awkward but electrifying something lifechanging begins
  • Normal People is a story of mutual fascination friendship and love
  • It takes us from that first conversation to the years beyond in the company of two people who try to stay apart but find they can't

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 288

Release Date: 02-05-2019

Details: Product Description ***PRE-ORDER BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU NOW***THE BBC ADAPTATION OF NORMAL PEOPLE IS NOW AVAILABLE ON BBC IPLAYER AND BBC 1OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLDTHE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES AND TOP FIVE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2018WINNER OF THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEARWINNER OF NOVEL OF THE YEAR AND BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDSWINNER OF THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR OF THE YEARLONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland, but the similarities end there. In school, Connell is popular and well-liked, while Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation - awkward but electrifying - something life-changing begins. Normal People is a story of mutual fascination, friendship and love. It takes us from that first conversation to the years beyond, in the company of two people who try to stay apart but find they can't.'The literary phenomenon of the decade.' - GuardianSHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019SHORTLISTED FOR THE RSL ENCORE PRIZE 2019LONGLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2019 Review The best novel published this year. ― The TimesA future classic. ― Guardian Quite astonishing. ― Independent The most enjoyable novel of the year. ― Daily Telegraph The best young novelist - indeed one of the best novelists - I've read in years. -- Olivia Laing ― New Statesman Rooney has given us a spellbinding twenty-first-century love story, and asserted herself as one of the major young writers in the English-speaking world. ― TLS Effortlessly brilliant . . . tender and devastating. ― Guardian Books of the Year The best book I read last year. -- Nigella Lawson Best novel this year by a country mile is Normal People by Sally Rooney . . . Brilliant. ― Spectator Books of the Year Love, sex, class, work, miscommunication and melancholy are all described in prose that is somehow at once lapidary and mysterious; glittering but with the feeling of something moving like weather behind the sentences. ― New Statesman Books of the Year Rooney's second novel is one you read in three days flat, a Tube stop-missing, escalator-reading tale . . . Rooney's style is pure poetry, sparse and heartbreaking, and writing this three months after I finished it I find my chest still aches for the pair of them. ― Evening Standard Books of the Year Book Description The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller and Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2018, now in paperback. From the Back Cover When they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long into the following years. This is an exquisite love story about how a person can change another person's life - a simple yet profound realisation that unfolds beautifully over the course of the novel. About the Author Sally Rooney is the author of the novels Conversations with Friends and Normal People. Her writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, the London Review of Books and elsewhere . Conversations with Friends was shortlisted for both the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Rathbones Folio Prize, and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize. Rooney was also shortlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award for 'Mr Salary' and was the winner of the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award. Normal People was the Waterstones Book of the Year 2019 and won the Costa Novel of the Year in 2018. It was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2018, as well as the Women's Prize for Fiction and the Rathbones Folio Prize in 2019. Sally Rooney co-wrote the television adaptation of Normal People which was broadcast on the BBC in 2020.

Package Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.0 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English

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