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Mouthpieces

Eimear McBride

Three dazzling texts from the award-winning Eimear McBride.

152 in stock

£3.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571365814
Date Published
18.02.2021
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Summary

Written during her time as the inaugural fellow in the Beckett archive last year, Eimear McBride’s three short, characteristically brilliant texts collected in one work, Mouthpieces.

Each text depicts a fragment of female experience, all of them told in in Eimear’s vivid, original and sharp-witted style. In ‘The Adminicle Exists’, we hear the inner voice of a woman who saves her troubled, dangerous partner; in ‘An Act of Violence’, a woman is quizzed about her reaction to a man’s death; in ‘The Eye Machine’, the character ‘Eye’ tells of her imprisonment, flickering through a slideshow of female stereotypes.

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Eimear McBride grew up in the west of Ireland and trained at Drama Centre London. Her first novel A Girl is a Half-formed Thing took nine years to find a publisher and subsequently received a number of awards, including the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year, and the Goldsmiths Prize. Her second novel The…

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