Johanna Morrigan, the protagonist of Caitlin Moran’s new coming-of-age novel How to Build a Girl, is an unlikely heroine next to fictional superstars Katniss Everdeen and Bella Swan.Johanna is smart, well-read, and funny; she’s also a fat, poor and lonely 14-year-old growing up in 1990s post-Thatcher Britain who can’t wait to escape the crowded council flat in a destitute West Midlands town where she lives with her parents and four siblings.But remember: your new Male Companion is more than just a meal ticket or the father of your children. That’s why we’ve created this user’s guide to the Male body—a step-by-step manual (and we use the word manual advisedly) on how to operate your new Male’s controls, to enhance his enjoyment and your own.
Nor is there any deus ex machina Cinderella transformation so common in contemporary stories about plain young women. She reinvents herself as “Dolly Wilde,” earns a coveted job as a music journalist, and sails into a bright, big future at age 17.
Comparisons to Moran’s own life, as described in her autobiographical 2010 book, How To Be a Woman, are inescapable.
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Moran created Johanna to fill what she saw as a void in the current culture, she says in an interview with Maclean’s — a normal girl who enjoys sex and is in control of her sexuality.
“There are only about five kinds of girls you ever see reflected in popular culture, but there are 3.3 billion women out there.
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