Moran herself took to Twitter to share the news saying having the “exquisite” Louise Brealey on board makes her “scream”.
How to Build a Girl tells the story of Johanna Morrigan, a 14-year-old who decides to reinvent herself as music writer Dolly Wilde after shaming herself on local TV. By the time she’s 16, she’s found herself in a world of rock stars, alcohol, cigarettes and sex, but Johanna begins to realise she’s built Dolly with a fatal flaw.
“Imagine The Bell Jar written by Rizzo from Grease,” writes one reviewer on Amazon.
How to Build a Girl is on sale from today, with the audio book set for release next month.
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