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Normal people : a novel

Author: Sally Rooney
Publisher: London ; New York : Hogarth, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Hogarth Trade Paperback EditionView all editions and formats
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"At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He's popular and well-adjusted, star of the school football team, while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private. But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her job at Marianne's house, a strange and indelible connection grows between the two teenagers--one they are determined to conceal. A year later, they're both studying at Trinity College  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Rooney
ISBN: 1984822187 9781984822185
OCLC Number: 1119769689
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover in the United Kingdom by Faber & Faber, London, in 2018"--Title page verso.
Includes an excerpt from Conversations With Friends, a novel by Sally Rooney.
Awards: The New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books 2019.
Description: 287 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Sally Rooney.

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"At school Connell and Marianne pretend not to know each other. He's popular and well-adjusted, star of the school football team, while she is lonely, proud, and intensely private. But when Connell comes to pick his mother up from her job at Marianne's house, a strange and indelible connection grows between the two teenagers--one they are determined to conceal. A year later, they're both studying at Trinity College in Dublin. Marianne has found her feet in a new social world while Connell hangs at the sidelines, shy and uncertain. Throughout their years at university, Marianne and Connell circle one another, straying toward other people and possibilities but always magnetically, irresistibly drawn back together. And as she veers into self-destruction and he begins to search for meaning elsewhere, each must confront how far they are willing to go to save the other"--

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