The Gaze

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9780714531212: The Gaze

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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' TLSElif Shafak is the acclaimed author of nine novels including The Bastard of Istanbul, The Forty Rules of Love and Honour, and is the most widely read female writer in Turkey. Her work has been translated into more than forty languages and she contributes to numerous international publications, including the New York Times, Financial Times, Guardian, Independent, Newsweek and Time magazine. She is also a public speaker working with The London Speaker Bureau and is a TED Global speaker. Elif Shafak has previously been longlisted for the Orange Prize, the Baileys Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Award, and shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. She is based in London with her two children. www.elifshafak.com

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Elif Shafak was born in Strasbourg, France, in 1971. She is an award-winning novelist and the most widely read female writer in Turkey. Critics have acclaimed her as one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary literature in both Turkish and English. Her novels include The Bastard of Istanbul which was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Her books have been translated into more than thirty languages. She is married with two children, and divides her time between London and Istanbul. Her website is www.elifshafak.com.

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Description du livre Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. État : New. 193 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. An enchanting combination of compassion and cruelty.Elif Shafak is the best author to come out of Turkey in the last decade. --Orhan PamukA new title from the author of The Flea Palace, shortlisted for the Independent Prize for Foreign Fiction and chosen for Waterstone s 2005 Summer Reading promotion.In her prize-wining novel, The Gaze, Shafak explores the subject of body image and desirability. An overweight woman and her lover, a dwarf, are sick of being stared at wherever they go, and decide to reverse roles. The man goes out wearing make up, and the woman draws a moustache on her face.The couple deal with the gaze of passers by in different ways. The woman wants to hide away from the world, while the man meets them head on, even compiling his own Dictionary of the Gaze to show the powerful effects a simple look can have.The narrative of The Gaze is intertwined with the dwarf s dictionary entries and the story of a bizarre freak-show organized in Istanbul in the 1880s as Shafak explores the damage which can be done by our simple desire to look at other people. N° de réf. du libraire AAO9780714531212

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Description du livre Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. État : New. 193 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. An enchanting combination of compassion and cruelty.Elif Shafak is the best author to come out of Turkey in the last decade. --Orhan PamukA new title from the author of The Flea Palace, shortlisted for the Independent Prize for Foreign Fiction and chosen for Waterstone s 2005 Summer Reading promotion.In her prize-wining novel, The Gaze, Shafak explores the subject of body image and desirability. An overweight woman and her lover, a dwarf, are sick of being stared at wherever they go, and decide to reverse roles. The man goes out wearing make up, and the woman draws a moustache on her face.The couple deal with the gaze of passers by in different ways. The woman wants to hide away from the world, while the man meets them head on, even compiling his own Dictionary of the Gaze to show the powerful effects a simple look can have.The narrative of The Gaze is intertwined with the dwarf s dictionary entries and the story of a bizarre freak-show organized in Istanbul in the 1880s as Shafak explores the damage which can be done by our simple desire to look at other people. N° de réf. du libraire AAO9780714531212

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