Well lads, any speculation about her 4th novel? Will it be as kino as the last 3 or perhaps even surpass them?
Pic related literally blackpilled me.Women are literally satanically evil, and praised for it
>>19218463this... this is the power of autism
>>19218458She is very ugly
>>19218463>>19218487God, women are so fucking evil
I LIKE HER BECAUSE SHE IS IRISH, MILLENNIAL, ANTIZIONISTIC; I HAVE NEVER READ ANYTHING BY HER.
>>19218487I quite like the prose in this excerpt >Piles of dead leaves had formed all over campusThis seems to be a metaphor for the students who have been hallowed out by capitalism as they mindlessly wander through the campus >and I spent my time attending lectures and trying to find books in the Ussher Library. This is another comment on living under capitalism, namely the need to acquire capital, whether in the form of absorbing knowledge from lectures that require an exorbitant of money to attain, or from books that also require an exorbitant amount of money, in the form of tuition, to gain access to >on dry days Finally, I believe these three words are a testament to Rooney's musicality. Think of the opening vowel of "on" followed by the high pitched vowels of "dry" and "days". It reminds me of the opening of one of Mozart's sonatas.
>>19218514why do you like millenials, cummy?
>>19218458>/lit/ - Literature
>>19218514I'm surprised you like her so much seeing as she's over the age of 15.
>>19218568>Liking somebody means wanting to have sex with themOk, coomer
>>19218578I don't get it, are you implying women have anything else to offer besides sex?
Unironically speaking, is Beautiful World, Where Are You worth reading?
>>19218603Start with Rooney
>>19218458Aww she’s cute
I am related to her, but I've never written anything. Someone give me a prompt
>>19219017she always looks nice from afar but uggo up close. bitch needs to take a bath.
>>19219049After seven year old Michael Jackson discovers that Santa has been spying on him and now knows just how naughty he’s been, he embarks on a bold plan to invade and capture Santa’s village and toy factory. High jinx ensue.
>>19219068sounds gay, so no
>>19218594only if you're into reading fiction about the lives of people described in the blurbs.
>>19218463I think you/whoever made this missed the point of Bobbi's character. She isn't supposed to be a prophet who is 100% right and serving as a mouthpiece for Rooney. Rather, the character is a trope of people that actually exist (especially in debate like Rooney was during her uni days) and meant to represent the naivety of these young women.
>>19219134it is?does the theme or narrative call the characters out on their retardation? do they evolve or change?or does the entire novel, with its secondary characters, story, narrative etc. bend over to validate these characters and their ideas and constantly suck their non-existent cock?
>>19219134>She isn't supposed to be a prophet who is 100% right and serving as a mouthpiece for RooneyYes, she fucking is. Every "young female marxist" character is a mouthpiece for Rooney's retarded ideas and biases. She's 100% devoid of self-irony or criticism. She really thinks she's got the Ultimate Truth About The World in her pocket, it's not a narrative tool.
>>19219190>does the theme or narrative call the characters out on their retardation? No. Never.>do they evolve or change?No. Never.>or does the entire novel, with its secondary characters, story, narrative etc. bend over to validate these characters and their ideas and constantly suck their non-existent cock?Yes.The young female marxist always spout their bullshit for the entire novel and are always validated and considered amazingly sharp by every other character. They're never faced with the realization that they're naive, or biased, or simply wrong. There's never any self-doubt in them. And the narrative never punishes them for their hubris. All the opposite.
>>19218518Sally go away.
>>19218603Just finished it. The ending is a twist (for Rooney) because it ends with the 2 "young female geniuses" together with men and one is even pregnant (fuck your spoilers, this shit doesn't deserve to be preserved). But the book itself is the usual brand of Rooney's trite self-aggrandized marxist bullshit. God, she's sto stupid, so obtuse and so arrogant all at the same time. She loves the sound of her own farts, prolly thinks they smell like roses.
>>19218603You tell me.
>>19218603Can you stomach almost 300 pages of this shit?
>>19219347no, i instantly know whether i want to read something and i wouldnt read rooney, not even whilst i am banned from /tv/
>>19219361Based. It grinds my gears when kids these days don't realize this man is in the top 10 united players of all time.
>>19219369What the fuck is wrong with the irish and anglo phenotypes? You guys look like you forgot your chromosomes out of the fridge.
>>19219380I'm 100% Sub Saharan African whitey. Try again.
>>19219388>Sub Saharan AfricanYeah. Anglo.
>>19219331That's obviously a troll dumbass. Mozart's sonata should've given it away.
>>19219380Get redpilled on the Irish-Phoenician connection. Regular Anglos look weird because all the good ones died in WW1.
>>19219435>WE WAS BEAUTZ
>>19219433Sally go and stay go!
>>19219380You wish you were English
>>19218463>>19218487>>19219344>>19219347god imagine being so triggered by some normie book.
>>19219134>the naivety of these young women.women are never naive. It;s female and beta rhetoric to push for this narrative.
>>19219190>does the theme or narrative call the characters out on their retardation?>the book must at all times tell me what to think and feel!!!
>>19220181No. I'm a proud Celtic.
>>19218463Knowing nothing of her apart from barring the Hebrew translation, and thus affording her some respect, revoke my good impression of this trite she.
>>19218463Is Bobbi actually made to be the holder of truth in the book? I don't think that this excerpt by itself necessarily proves that. Is this from normal people?
>>19218458I hate women so much its unrealMuch love from Kazakhstan
>>1921845810/10 in Ireland
People give bongoids shit for their hags but irish chicks are yikes! tierBritish slags sometimes get huge tits or asses for some reason
>>19218463If she were writing a comic novel, this would actually be pretty funny.>You should have read Gilles Deleuze.>I did read him.>You missed his point then.Could have been straight from Groucho Marx.
>>19218463Are women really this repulsively immoral bros?I think I'll just become gay, women are fucking garbage
>>19218463Stuff like this makes me glad I never went back to university for grad school.
I would just like to thank the creator of this thread as I can now happily ignore everything this woman writes. How unremarkably dull. This isn't prose, it's just words.
>>19218463And yet you can't stop talking about her and her books. Is this what they call tsundere behaviour? Love to hate?
>>19222812>Is Bobbi actually made to be the holder of truth in the book?Yes. Unequivocally. There's ZERO ambiguity in Rooney's trash: the young marxist girls are wonderful, sexy geniuses who are intellectually miles above everyone else. This is repeated at every chance during the entire book. The End.
>>19222812It's from Conversations with friends. Which is even shittier than Normal People.
>>19225019No, this is a case of someone being so shitty they actually become unintentionally hilarious, so people make threads to mock her and getting astounded by her incompetence.
>>19218463>>19218487>>19218498>>19219344>>19219347post more exerts. This is somehow both simple and overstuffed with ideas. Gone are the days when writers took 600 pages to think through something.
>>19222064>Proud Celt>Insults the IrishYou're retarded
>>19219347there are people who actually believe the shit that this character believes
>>19225188>Gone are the days when writers took 600 pages to think through something.The long book meme is a recent trend, books used to be much shorter.
>>19225405not true and totally beside the point. that anon talked about Rooney's shallowness in contrast to novels of ideas or the likes of Dostoevsky's books that answer mainly one question.
>>19220489>the book must at all times tell me what to think and feel!!!>the book must at all times validate what I think and feel!!!
>>19225405In English at-least the peak was probably the victorian novel, and those are all long enough. Also before that ideas were not as important. Im reading though Grimmelshausen's Simplicius Simplicissimus and while it's a great book it's not relay a novel of ideas in the modern sense. There a great bit in Philip Roth's the Ghost Writer when the teacher or father is accusing Zuckerman of antisemitism and demanding that he explain to him his opinions about the jews. And Zuckerman, exasperated, tells him he cant just say it in a few words when he just wrote a 700 pages about it. these days people dont have the patience for that kind of subtlety, they just was a few words.
>>19218514>Mexican thirdie lusting after huwhite wymin
>>19219347This is unintentionally the best summery of what the modern novel has become. 'useful,' not good, or considered or truth telling but helpful in the way scientific facts are often helpful. This a badly written lament of a writer that, lacking craft, is dismayed at her own inability to even be a tool. .
>>19218603Finished it the other day. Didn't love it. What Rooney does best (autistic analyses of social situations plucked from real life) is still present, but the characters in BW are hollower than in her other books. In general, I found the book to be self-plagiariazing. Rooney doesn't have anythig to express that she hasn't already given us in her previous work.
>>19225468>In English at-least the peak was probably the victorian novel, and those are all long enoughMost are shit. You don't need more than 250 pages for a novel. Most good philosophical texts are short too.
Wilde...Yeats...Joyce...Beckett...Rooney. Welcome to the pantheon, daughter of Erin.
>>19218463>>19218487Do Bobbi and Frances fuck? It really sounds like they want to bang, you could cut the sexual tension with a fucking knife here.
>>19226595they are ex-gfs to each other. no explicit scenes between the two of them.
>>19218463Finally we have the lefty version of the man without qualities. The same dick sucking for the protagonist who basically acts like an ass to everyone but we’re supposed to admire
>>19226654How fucking banal.