WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2018 | WINNER OF THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOKS AWARD 2018 (International Author) | LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 | A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
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.
AUTHOR: 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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