Conversations with Friends
The critically-acclaimed debut novel by Sally Rooney, now in paperback.
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***NOW ON BBC THREE AND iPLAYER***
‘This book. This book. I read it in one day. I hear I’m not alone.’
– Sarah Jessica Parker (Instagram)
‘Brilliant, funny and startling.’ Guardian
‘I really like Conversations with Friends. I like the tone [Rooney] takes when she’s writing. I think it’s like being inside someone’s mind.’ – Taylor Swift
‘A sharp, darkly funny comment on modern relationships.’ Sunday Telegraph
Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed and observant. A student in Dublin and an aspiring writer, at night she performs spoken word with her best friend Bobbi, who used to be her girlfriend. When they are interviewed and then befriended by Melissa, a well-known journalist who is married to Nick, an actor, they enter a world of beautiful houses, raucous dinner parties and holidays in Provence, beginning a complex ménage-à-quatre. But when Frances and Nick get unexpectedly closer, the sharply witty and emotion-averse Frances is forced to honestly confront her own vulnerabilities for the first time.
FROM THE AUTHOR OF NORMAL PEOPLE, THE BOOK OF THE HIT TV SERIES, NOW AVAILABLE ON THE BBC
A novelist to watch: An addictive debut, with nods to Tender is the Night, heralds a bright new talent
A sharp, darkly funny comment on modern relationships. Required reading.
An addictive, funny and truthful first novel about love and literature.
A dazzling new talent.
This is a novel to set beside Lena Dunham’s Girls, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag, Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha . . . I can’t wait to see what Rooney serves up next.
Fearless, sensual writing . . . A dynamic debut novel about the messy, overlapping relationships between four captivating characters
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