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A Girl is a Half-formed Thing By Eimear McBride

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

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WINNER OF THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE KERRY GROUP IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE Eimear McBride's award-winning debut novel tells the story of a young woman's relationship with her brother, and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumour.

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A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride

WINNER OF THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE KERRY GROUP IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE Eimear McBride's award-winning debut novel tells the story of a young woman's relationship with her brother, and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumour. It is a shocking and intimate insight into the thoughts, feelings and chaotic sexuality of a vulnerable and isolated protagonist. To read A Girl is a Half-formed Thing is to plunge inside its narrator's head, experiencing her world at first hand. This isn't always comfortable - but it is always a revelation.

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About Eimear McBride


Eimear McBride is the author of two novels: The Lesser Bohemians (James Tait Black Memorial Prize) and A Girl is a Half-formed Thing (Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction, Irish Novel of the Year, the Goldsmiths Prize, and others). She was the inaugural creative fellow at the Beckett Research Centre, University of Reading and occasionally writes for the Guardian, TLS, New Statesman and the Irish Times.

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GOR005704019
A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
Eimear McBride
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2014-04-10
224
0571317162
9780571317165
Winner of Desmond Elliott Prize 2014 Winner of Goldsmiths Prize 2013 Short-listed for Los Angeles Times Book Prizes: Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction 2015 Short-listed for Folio Prize 2014 Short-listed for Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014
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