Frances and Bobbi are best friends: two Dublin students up against the world.
Frances, thoughtful and shrewd, wants to be a writer, while Bobbi dreams of pursuing a career in the arts.
Their friendship is thrown under a microscope when, on a night out, the pair meet Nick and Melissa, a rugged actor and a talented photographer.
Soon, Frances and Bobbi are drawn into the orbit of this glamorous married couple, and the lives of all four become hopelessly entangled.
The debut book from Irish author Sally Rooney, this novel is a keenly observed and considered investigation of friendship and intimacy from one of the most exciting young writers today.
Sally Rooney is the bestselling Irish author of Conversations With Friends and Normal People.
Her books have been sold more than 300,000 times and are multiple prize nominees: Normal People was longlisted for the Booker, the Women’s Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize and won both the Waterstones Book Of The Year and the Costa Book of The Year awards.
In 2020, Rooney penned the screenplay for the television adaptation of Normal People, starring Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal and streaming in Australia on Stan.
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