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Normal People

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 ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780571334650
Barcode 9780571334650
Published 6 May 2019 by Faber and Faber
Format Paperback, Main
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Author(s) By Rooney, Sally
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ISBN-13 9780571334650
ISBN-10 0571334652
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Faber and Faber
Imprint Faber & Faber
Publication Date 6 May 2019
International Publication Date 2 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Rooney, Sally
Category Award Winning
Modern Fiction
Romantic Fiction
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 17mm
Weight 229g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Ireland - Fiction
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 970330

Description of this Book

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Long-listed for MAN Booker Prize 2018 -- Long-listed for Women's Prize for Fiction 2019
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Sally Rooney was born in 1991 and lives in Dublin. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, The White Review, The Dublin Review, The Stinging Fly, Kevin Barry's Stonecutter and The Winter Page anthology. Her debut novel, Conversations with Friends, was the most popular debut in the 2017 end-of-year round-ups. Rooney was 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.

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