‘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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