A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing: Adapted for the Stage (Paperback)
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A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing: Adapted for the Stage (Paperback)

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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 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

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571325795
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 95 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 5 mm
Edition: Main

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