A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing

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Annie Ryan from Eimear McBride

Published by Faber & Faber

0 Male 1 Female

Eimear McBride's debut novel A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing was the winner of numerous literary awards including ...

The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014
The Desmond Elliott Prize 2014
The Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year 2014
The Goldsmith Prize 2013
Listed in Best Books of the Year by the New York Times, Guardian, NPR, and many more

Now this "instant classic" has been brought to vivid life on stage

This intense female monologue plunges us into the psyche of a girl with breathtaking fury and intimacy as it follows her inner narrative from the womb to the age of twenty with shocking intensity and originality

This Girl is a character of astonishing resilience and intelligence

Someone determined to make sense of things amidst the crushing Catholicism and poverty of her Irish childhood

Anne Ryan's brilliant adaptation premiered to great acclaim 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

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