A girl is a half-formed thing: A Novel

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Eimear McBride's novel tells the story of a young woman's relationship with her brother after a tumour leaves him severely brain damaged. 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-Formed Thing is to plunge inside its narrator's head, experiencing her world first-hand. This isn't always comfortable - but it is always a revelation.
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subject_facet Brain -- Tumors -- Patients -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Families -- Fiction, Ireland -- Fiction, Mothers -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Irish, Rape -- Fiction, Rape victims -- Fiction, Religious fanaticism -- Fiction, Teenage girls -- Fiction, Uncles -- Fiction
title_display A girl is a half-formed thing
title_full A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing A Novel, A girl is a half-formed thing / Eimear McBride
title_short A girl is a half-formed thing
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Brain, Brothers and sisters, Families, Fiction, Literature, Mothers, Patients, Psychological fiction, Irish, Rape, Rape victims, Religious fanaticism, Teenage girls, Tumors, Uncles