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Conversations With Friends

CD-Audio edition released 01/06/2017

by Sally Rooney

Modern and Contemporary Fiction Relationship Stories Crime and Mystery eBooks of the Month Audiobooks of the Month Literary Fiction

LoveReading Expert Review of Conversations With Friends

Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2018

A searing, sometimes painful, yet fully rich and fascinating read. 21 year old student Frances, and her ex-girlfriend Bobbi are interviewed by Melissa about their spoken word performances. They are invited to enter Melissa’s world, they meet her actor husband, their friends, join parties, even a holiday, yet as friendships form and blossom, one particular relationship threatens all. Sally Rooney writes with a beautifully observant pen, she sees beneath the skin, testing, sifting through thoughts and feelings. Frances is one of the most intriguing characters I have met, incredibly bright and witty, she places herself on the edge of things, and can be frustrating, vulnerable, yet sharply aware and considered. I found myself analysing my thoughts as this dance of nerves and feelings began to close.  ‘Conversations with Friends’ can be uncomfortable and comforting in equal measures, this isn’t a neatly bound experience, instead it’s complicated, riveting, exciting, and certainly doesn’t end when the final page is turned.

Liz Robinson

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Conversations With Friends by Sally Rooney

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781510059245
Publication date: 1st June 2017
Author: Sally Rooney
Publisher: W F Howes Ltd
Format: CD-Audio
Collections: Book To Screen Adaptations - Do You Like Or Loathe Them?, 40+ Novels That Feature Friendship,
Primary Genre Modern and Contemporary Fiction
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ISBN: 9780571333134
Publication date: 01/03/2018
Format: Paperback

Publication date: 01/06/2017
Format: Audiobook

ISBN: 9781510059245
Publication date: 01/06/2017
Format: CD-Audio

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