A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing

By Eimear McBride
A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing By Eimear McBride

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Synopsis

Tells the story of a young woman's relationship with her brother, and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumour.

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Author Biography

Eimear McBride was born in 1976 in Liverpool to Northern Irish parents. Aged two she and her family returned to Ireland and her childhood was mostly spent in Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. At twenty-seven she wrote A Girl is a Half-formed Thing. She moved to Cork in 2006, and Norwich in 2011, where she currently lives with her husband and daughter. She is working on her second novel.