‘A Girl is a Half-formed Thing’ by Eimear McBride wins Baileys women’s prize for fiction

The Irish author Eimear McBride has been awarded the Baileys book prize for her first novel titled A Girl is a Half-formed Thing”. Her competitor was Donna Tartt’s colossal third novel, The Goldfinch.

McBride’s dark family story, penned in a forceful narrative of an anonymous narrator, won over the judges of the women’s prize for fiction, previously known as the Orange prize.

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