A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing

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ISBN 9780571325795 Format Paperback
9780571325795
Paperback
Published 15/05/2015 Length 80 pages
80

About Book

Winner of numerous literary awards including the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and the Goldsmiths Prize, Eimear McBride's debut novel A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing plunges us into the psyche of a girl with breathtaking fury and intimacy.

'Eimear McBride is a writer of remarkable power and originality.' Times Literary Supplement

'An instant classic.' Guardian

Adapted for the stage by Annie Ryan for The Corn Exchange, Eimear McBride's A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing premiered at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2014.

'Unflinching... magnificent... The narrative transposes effortlessly to the stage, as if this is where it belongs.' Guardian

'One of the best stage adaptations of a novel you're likely to see.' Sunday Times

Winner of numerous literary awards including the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and the Goldsmiths Prize, Eimear McBride's debut novel A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing plunges us into the psyche of a girl with breathtaking fury and intimacy.'Eimear McBride is a writer of remarkable power and originality.' Times Literary Supplement'An instant classic.' GuardianAdapted for the stage by Annie Ryan for The Corn Exchange, Eimear McBride's A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing premiered at the Dublin Theatre Festival 2014.'Unflinching... magnificent... The narrative transposes effortlessly to the stage, as if this is where it belongs.' Guardian'One of the best stage adaptations of a novel you're likely to see.' Sunday Times
  • About Eimear McBride

    Eimear McBride trained at Drama Centre London. Her debut novel A Girl is a Half-formed Thing received a number of awards including the Goldsmiths Prize, the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and Irish Novel of the Year. She occasionally writes and reviews for the GuardianTLS and the New Statesman.

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