The book shot Rooney to literary fame almost instantly. (Source: sallyrooneystanaccount/Instagram)
Sally Rooney, author of two bestsellers — Normal People and Conversation With Friends, recently announced her third book. Prior to this, she was in the news for the tv adaptation of Normal People and the numerous accolades it received.
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Post that, news of Conversation With Friends being adapted as a 12-episode series did rounds and now, as good news to her fans, the cast of the impending adaptation has been announced. It stars Alison Oliver as Frances, Sasha Lane as Bobbi, Joe Alwyn as Nick and Jemima Kirke as Melissa.
Published in 2017, the novel catapulted the 29-year-old to literary fame almost instantly. It revolves around two college students and the unconventional relationship they develop with a couple. In an article on Vox titled The cult of Sally Rooney, her cult was dissected and examined.
“Rooney’s books think novels are decadent, but they are also genuinely fun to read. They think romantic intimacy is impossible at best and dangerous at worst, but they are also genuinely moving love stories,” it stated.