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0571334644
Book:Normal people / Sally Rooney.:2018 Normal people / Sally Rooney.
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Author: Rooney, Sally,
Publication year: 2018
Language: English
Media class: Book
Classification: 823.92
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780571334643 (hbk.) :
Notes:
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.
Additional information: 266 pages ; 23 cm
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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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1785414771
Book:Conversations with friends:2018
Author: Rooney, Sally, author.
Year 2018
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
Resource type: Physical
348 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
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1785414836
Book:Conversations with friends a novel:2019
Author: Rooney, Sally, author.
Year 2019
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
Resource type: Physical
348 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
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0571334660
eBook:Normal people:2018.:Main.
Author: Rooney, Sally, author.
Year 2018.
Language: English
Media class: eBook
Edition: Main.
Publisher: Faber & Faber,
Resource type: Electronic
1 online resource.
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I am glad I read this and I did root for the characters BUT unless she includes more plot I will not
03/05/19
Bella camille
Devon Libraries
0571333141
eBook:Conversations with friends:2017.
Author: Rooney, Sally, author.
Year 2017.
Language: English
Media class: eBook
Publisher: Faber & Faber,
Resource type: Electronic
1 online resource (336 pages)
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1785417290
Large print:Normal people:2019.
Author: Rooney, Sally, author.
Year 2019.
Language: English
Media class: Large print
Publisher: ISIS,
Resource type: Physical
1 volume (large print) ; 24 cm
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