The Gaze by Elif ShafakThe Gaze by Elif Shafak

The Gaze

byElif Shafak

Paperback | October 14, 2015

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From award-winning writer Elif Shafak, the Orange Prize long-listed author of The Forty Rules of Love and 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
Elif Shafak is one of today's most influential international writers and intellectuals who straddle East and West. She is the acclaimed author of ten novels including The Architect's Apprentice and The Bastard of Istanbul, and is the most widely read female writer in Turkey. Her work has been translated into over forty languages and sh...
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Title:The GazeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.76 × 5.1 × 0.66 inPublished:October 14, 2015Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0241201918

ISBN - 13:9780241201916

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from This book should be called "Freaks" instead. This is a great perspective of all things odd about people that are different. It is a lesson that needs repeating as long as there is indifference amongst people in society.
Date published: 2017-03-04