46 pages 1 hour read

Sally Rooney

Conversations with Friends

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2017

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Part 2, Chapters 29-31Chapter Summaries & Analyses

Part 2, Chapter 29 Summary

Frances gets a barista job at a local café. Since the breakup with Nick and her falling out with Bobbi, she is isolated and growing increasingly worried about her father’s isolation as well. She sends Nick the €200 she owes him but hears nothing in return.

During an episode of her endometriosis, she tries once again to go to class but cannot even respond to her teacher’s question. When she tries to walk home, she can barely support herself to stay upright and stops to gather herself in a church. She begins to pray, despite not believing in God, but faints. A woman in the church helps revive her and she manages to make it home.

Still disoriented when she arrives, she calls Melissa and asks why she sent Bobbi the story. This leads to a frank discussion between the women, with both admitting they did not like each other when they first met. Melissa accuses Frances of judging her for being wealthy, as if Melissa was just a sellout. Frances responds by saying she was jealous of Melissa’s money. Though the conversation is hostile in parts, it ends with Frances saying she should have been kinder to Melissa and admitting she has been going through a hard time.

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