Sally Rooney is an Irish author and screenwriter known for her contemporary fiction. She was born on February 20, 1991, in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland. Rooney gained international acclaim with her debut novel 'Conversations with Friends' (2017) and her subsequent novel 'Normal People' (2018), which was adapted into a successful television series. Her work is characterized by its sharp, intelligent examination of the lives and relationships of young people. Rooney's writing has been praised for its emotional depth and its incisive social commentary.
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"Normal People" is a novel that explores the complex relationship between two high school students from different social classes in a small town in Ireland. Despite their contrasting backgrounds, they form a strong bond that continues into their university years at Trinity College. The narrative follows their journey, filled with misunderstandings, miscommunications, and emotional intimacy, as they navigate their way through love, friendship, mental health issues, and the struggles of growing up.