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Turning language on itself: an interview with Eimear McBride

Irish writer Eimear McBride’s debut novel A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing was initially rejected by dozens of publishers for being too experimental. Since its publication earlier this year it has received rave reviews and been hailed an ‘instant classic’. McBride’s book relates a girl’s life from birth to … Read more »

December’s #kydbookclub: Eimear McBride’s A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing

We’re thrilled to announce December’s KYD Book Club pick: Eimear McBride’s A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing. McBride’s extraordinary debut novel traces the impact of childhood trauma, sexuality and tangled family dynamics over the course of one girl’s youth. Its experimental narrative voice has been described as ‘stream of unconsciousness’. A … Read more »