Sally Rooney Bundle – Fiction in Paperback

£17.98

Description

Two excellent books by award-winning writer, Sally Rooney – both in paperback:

  • Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney
  • Normal People by Sally Rooney

This book bundle comes beautifully wrapped at no additional charge. Unless you specify otherwise on purchase, the books will be wrapped as one package in Christmas-themed paper.

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Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed and observant. A student in Dublin and an aspiring writer, at night she performs spoken word with her best friend Bobbi, who used to be her girlfriend. When they are interviewed and then befriended by Melissa, a well-known journalist who is married to Nick, an actor, they enter a world of beautiful houses, raucous dinner parties and holidays in Provence, beginning a complex menage-a-quatre.

But when Frances and Nick get unexpectedly closer, the sharply witty and emotion-averse Frances is forced to honestly confront her own vulnerabilities for the first time.

Sally Rooney’s début, “Conversations with Friends,” is a bracing study of ideas. But it’s even smarter about people. The New Yorker.

Normal People by Sally Rooney

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 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.’ The Guardian. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018 and the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019. Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2018.

 

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