• A brilliant debut

    The High Low Podcast
  • 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.

  • If you loved Crazy Rich Asians or Daisy Jones And The Six then this is going to be right up your street

  • Cha's striking first novel follows four young women in Seoul, South Korea trapped in a sphere of impossible beauty standards

    Oprah Magazine, Most Anticipated Books of 2020
  • A story of four women in Seoul and the way that economic and social realities determine the paths available to them

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  • An endearing story of female friendship staged against a backdrop of elitism, sexism and the relentless quest for cosmetic perfection... Enthralling

    Vanity Fair
  • An insightful, powerful story from a promising new voice

    Publishers Weekly
  • Cha's timely debut deftly explores the impact of impossible beauty standards and male-dominated family money on South Korean women

  • Mesmerizing... weaves together the complexities and contradictions of modern-day Seoul, in an ultimately uplifting story of women living in defiance of oppressive customs

  • A gripping tale at once unfamiliar and unmistakably universal


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