Friendship

by Emily Gould

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

Friendship Synopsis

Bev and Amy are best friends but, at thirty, they have reached a crossroads. Bev is stuck in circumstances that would barely have passed muster in her twenties: temping, living in a shared house, drowning in debt. Amy is a fiercely charismatic media darling still riding the tailwinds of early success, but reality is catching up with her. And now Bev is unexpectedly pregnant.As the two friends are dragged into genuine adulthood, they are forced to contemplate the possibility that growing up might mean growing apart.

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Friendship Press Reviews

'A dazzling debut Glamour Funny and illuminating ... A clever, sharp novel about proper growing up' -- Viv Groskop

'Red Provides ... enlightening insights into what it is to be female and coming of age in twenty-first-century New York, but there's the warm glow of real friendship too' Daily Mail

'A sharp study of female friendship, that treacherous terrain where envy and deep fondness often go hand in hand' Observer

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ISBN: 9780349004419
Publication date: 02/07/2015
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780349004396
Publication date: 03/07/2014
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349004419
Publication date: 2nd July 2015
Author: Emily Gould
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 304 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Emily Gould

Emily Gould is an author, journalist and the co-founder of a feminist publishing startup, Emily Books. She has written extensively for publications including the New York Times, London Review of Books, Guardian, The Economist, Slate and Jezebel, and since 2005 has run a popular blog at emilymagazine.com. She is the author of a collection of essays, And the Heart Says Whatever, and Friendship is her debut novel.

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