Thursday, November 03, 2016

A Haunting Portrait of Girlhood

Off the Shelf
By Ruby Rose Lee    |   Wednesday, November 02, 2016
A well-done first-person narration plunges the reader into a story, a mind, much different from her own. For me, the most magical experience of reading comes in that moment, as I fail to distinguish between my inner voice and the one bleeding through a book’s pages, filling me with salient, foreign emotions and thoughts.
A GIRL IS A HALF-FORMED THING by Eimear McBride has continued to haunt me for just this reason since I first read it almost two years ago, and especially after I reread it recently. READ MORE

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