Monday May 25, 2020

McBride returns with tale of sexual awakening

Fiction, The Lesser Bohemians, By Eimear McBride , Faber & Faber, €19

11th September, 2016
Eimear McBrides latest novel is the most unlikely of love stories Pic: Bryan Meade

The Lesser Bohemians, the second novel from Eimear McBride, is one of the most highly anticipated releases of 2016. How could the author – who spent nine years writing her debut and a further eight writing its follow-up – possibly match the esoteric brilliance of A Girl is A Half-Formed Thing, which won multiple plaudits, including the Goldsmith’s Prize and the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, for its inimitable experimental style?

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