A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

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Driven to despair by the intimate traumas of family, a nameless woman uses her sexuality as a weapon and shield.show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 136 x 192 x 16mm | 240g
  • Galley Beggar Press
  • Norwich, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0957185324
  • 9780957185326
  • 45,970

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"McBride's virtuosic phrase-making - not just memorable but often unforgettable. I was repeatedly (as the author puts it) "gob impressed". Writing of this quality is rare and deserves a wide readership. The publisher tells us only that the author was born in Liverpool, raised in Ireland, studied in London and currently lives in Norfolk, where she is working on a second novel. This is something to anticipate with interest because Eimear McBride is a writer of remarkable power and originality. - David Collard - The TLSshow more