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Normal People

by Sally Rooney

Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Reading Group Recommendations

Normal People Synopsis

Costa Novel Award Winner 2018

Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in rural Ireland. The similarities end there; they are from very different worlds. 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. It tells us how difficult it is to talk about how we feel and it tells us - blazingly - about cycles of domination, legitimacy and privilege. Alternating menace with overwhelming tenderness, Sally Rooney's second novel breathes fiction with new life.

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ISBN: 9780571334650
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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ISBN: 9780571347292
Publication date: 30/08/2018
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback

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Book Information

ISBN: 9780571347292
Publication date: 30th August 2018
Author: Sally Rooney
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback
Genres: Literary Fiction, Reading Groups,
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About Sally Rooney

Sally Rooney was born in the west of Ireland in 1991. Winner of the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award in 2017, she studied English at Trinity College, Dublin, and her writing has been featured in The Dublin Review, The Stinging Fly, and Granta.

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