Normal People by Sally Rooney

, Normal People by Sally RooneyNormal People by Sally Rooney

A reminder of how tiresome young relationships are. It wore me out. I stuck with the book and enjoyed some of the turns of phrase, but in real life I would have walked away from the mess a lot earlier. I was anxious to love this book given the hype, I liked the dynamic between Colin and Lorraine, his mother… but very troubled by Marianne. She was a unique character, and revealed by Sally Rooney layer by layer.

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