- Paperback: 272 pages
- Publisher: Viking; Reissue edition (30 April 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 978-0241201916
From award-winning writer Elif Shafak, the Orange Prize long-listed author of The Forty Rules of Loveand The Architect's Apprentice, The Gaze is a humorous and carnivalesque exploration of what it means to look and be looked at...
An obese woman and her lover, a dwarf, are sick of being stared at wherever they go and so decide to reverse roles. The man goes out wearing make-up and the woman draws a moustache on her face.
This elegant, unforgettable novel explores our desire to look at others.
'Beautifully evoked' The Times
'Original and compelling' TLS
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