Beautiful World, Where Are You: from the internationally bestselling author of Normal People (Main)
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Alice and Eileen, are best friends. They are both 29 and are still trying to find their way in the world, primarily by engaging in dating relationships and pursuing conversations about politics (all the while not actually doing anything productive
Alice is a successful novelist of considerable means, she meets Felix who works in a warehouse and despite their social inequalities asks him to travel to Rome with her. Her best friend Eileen is fresh out of a relationship and is on the rebound. She slips back into old habits and begins flirting with Simon, who she has known since childhood. All of them are still relatively young but the clock is ticking. They want each other, the break-up, they get back together and break up again. They worry about everything life throws at them from sex to friendships and the world they live in. They are searching for that beautiful world, a life of complete happiness and fulfillment but will they find it with each other?
Sally Rooney is at her best with this gripping, funny, smart, and steamy novel. Pick your copy up today!
About the Author
- Contributor: Sally Rooney
- Imprint: Faber & Faber
- ISBN13: 9780571365425
- Number of Pages: 352
- Packaged Dimensions: 135x216x25mm
- Packaged Weight: 460
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Release Date: 2021-09-07
- Binding: Hardback
- Biography: Sally Rooney is the author of the novels Conversations with Friends and Normal People. Her writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, the London Review of Books and elsewhere. Conversations with Friends was shortlisted for both the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Rathbones Folio Prize, and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize. Rooney was also shortlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award for 'Mr Salary' and was the winner of the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award. Normal People was the Waterstones Book of the Year 2019 and won the Costa Novel of the Year in 2018. It was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2018, as well as the Women's Prize for Fiction and the Rathbones Folio Prize in 2019. Sally Rooney co-wrote the television adaptation of Normal People which was broadcast on the BBC in 2020. Beautiful World, Where Are You is Rooney's third novel.