If i had your face

If i had your face 'Assured, bold, and electrifying' Taylor Jenkins Reid, bestselling author of DAISY JONES & THE SIX frances cha

'One of the buzziest debuts of the year, If I Had Your Face transports readers to glittering, futuristic Seoul... Essential reading in what Jia Tolentino memorably called the age of Instagram face' Vogue A glitteringly dark and unsettling debut novel about four young women struggling to survive in South Korea If I Had Your Face plunges us into the mesmerizing world of contemporary Seoul - a place where extreme plastic surgery is as routine as getting a haircut, where women compete for spots in secret 'room salons' to entertain wealthy businessmen after hours, where K-Pop stars are the object of all-consuming obsession, and ruthless social hierarchies dictate your every move. Navigating this hyper-competitive city are four young women balancing on the razor-edge of survival: Kyuri, an exquisitely beautiful woman whose hard-won status at an exclusive 'room salon' is threatened by an impulsive mistake with a client; her flatmate Miho, an orphan who wins a scholarship to a prestigious art school in New York, where her life becomes tragically enmeshed with the super-wealthy offspring of the Korean elite; Wonna, their neighbour, pregnant with a child that she and her husband have no idea how they will afford to raise in a fiercely competitive economy; and Ara, a hair stylist living down the hall, whose infatuation with a fresh-faced K-Pop star drives her to violent extremes.
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ISBN
9780241396070
Uitgever
Penguin UK
Datum
23-04-2020
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
288 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback Paperback C
Genre
Nederlandstalige literatuur

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