• Romance

    Normal People by Sally Rooney

    Blurb: Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland, but the similarities end there. In school, Connell is popular and well-liked, while Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation – awkward but electrifying – something life-changing begins. Normal People is a story of mutual fascination, friendship and love. It takes us from that first conversation to the years beyond, in the company of two people who try to stay apart but find they can’t. Connell and Marianne begin a casual relationship in their final year of school but for various reasons, decide to keep it secret. Despite telling…