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A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing - Eimear McBride
A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing
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A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing Eimear McBride's novel tells the story of a young woman's relationship with her brother who is living with the after effects of a brain tunour. Not so much a stream of consciousness, as an unconscious railing against a life that makes little sense, and a shocking and... show more
A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing Eimear McBride's novel tells the story of a young woman's relationship with her brother who is living with the after effects of a brain tunour. Not so much a stream of consciousness, as an unconscious railing against a life that makes little sense, and a shocking and intimate insight into the thoughts, feelings and sensual urges of a vulnerable and isolated protagonist, to read A Girl is a Half-Fo... Full description
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780957185326 (0957185324)
Publisher: Galley Beggar Press
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it
1.0 A Girl is a Half Formed Thing. And so is the book.
Am truly sorry I could not like this one - and in the interests of fairness I should say I stopped at 50% so this review is really just a quick one to say that despite several attempts and going back and reading bits again I just didnt "get" it. Kudos to the author for attempting to push the boundar...
Buried In Print
Buried In Print rated it
0.0 Eimear McBride's A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing (2014)
Reading. Then Not. Sharp sentences. Jabbing thoughts. Unkindnesses bearing down. Book, set aside. Pause. And here is where the experience of reading A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing may end for many readers. Some, however, will lick their wounds and pick up the book again, return to Eimear McBride'...
The House That Books Built
The House That Books Built rated it
0.0 A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing
My lack of rating for this book is simply because I cannot make my mind up about it. Reading the reviews here, my feeling swings widly between 'it's the best; groundbreaking, genius, prose-as poetry etc etc', and 'it's the worst; harrowing,too-clever, impenetrable..'and so forth. I will say that as ...
June's Room
June's Room rated it
0.0 A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing
My lack of rating for this book is simply because I cannot make my mind up about it. Reading the reviews here, my feeling swings widly between 'it's the best; groundbreaking, genius, prose-as poetry etc etc', and 'it's the worst; harrowing,too-clever, impenetrable..'and so forth. I will say that as ...
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