A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing

Annie Ryan from Eimear McBride(Faber & Faber)

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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 <i>A Girl is a Half-formed Thing </i>plunges us into the psyche of a girl with breathtaking fury and intimacy.

'Eimear McBride is a writer of remarkable power and originality.' <i>Times Literary Supplement</i>

'An instant classic.' <i>Guardian</i>

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

'Unflinching... magnificent...

The narrative transposes effortlessly to the stage, as if this is where it belongs.' <i>Guardian</i>

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


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