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Hardback:Normal People:2018 Normal People
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Author: Rooney, Sally
Publication year: 2018
Language: English
Media Hardback
Classification: F
Publisher: Faber & Faber, 2018
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0571334644 9780571334643
Series title: 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 fol
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A lasting friendship between Marianne & Connell from school through university to adulthood. Marianne lives in the "big house" Connell's mother cleans there employed by Marianne's. It's all about friendship, love, class, divisions, fitting in. Does it matter, do you/ can you reinvent yourself. At school Marianne doesn't fit in, at uni Connell feels he doesn't fit. Marianne has a darkness in her background from the unknown deceased father, the violence from her brother and hardness from her hardly mentioned mother. She accepts all the abuse feeling she is unworthy of love, can she ever be happy is the question she asks herself in the final pages. Is there anything she can feel good about? This won't be for everyone but I enjoyed it, For me a thought provoking read, what is that makes people "normal". "all these years they have been like two little plants sharing the same plot of soil, growing around one another, contorting to make room, taking certain unlikely positions"
08/01/19
scottcarol
Telford
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Paperback:Conversations with Friends:2018
Author: Rooney, Sally
Year 2018
Language: English
Media Paperback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
321p (Pbk)
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Enjoyable but not sure it quite merits the stream of rave reviews quite a light read
21/06/18
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eBook:Normal people:2018
Author: Rooney, Sally
Year 2018
Language: English
Media eBook
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Electronic
1 online resource (304 pages) (ePub ebook)
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