Coversations with Friends by Sally Rooney: A Review
I really didn't find this book too interesting. It was actually boring for most of the book. The only interesting part that I found, Frances' health scare, ended very anticlimactically. The whole book was actually very anticlimactic. The characters were all equally unlikable. All of them were selfish, pretentious and uninteresting. None of the characters had a unique voice or personality. While the writing was very fluid, I just couldn't enjoy myself while reading this book because the story and the characters were so flat.
Sally Rooney, Lucy Caldwell, Peggy Hughes and Sara Baume discuss new Irish literature in this video:
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This book is expected to be released July 11, 2017 and can be pre-ordered from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Read more reviews on this book on Goodreads.
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