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IF I HAD YOUR FACE by Frances Cha (Book Review)

IF I HAD YOUR FACE is a fascinating exploration of contemporary South Korea told from the alternating point-of-view of four friends, Kyuri, Miho, Ara and Sujin. As they make their way in the hyper-competitive world of Seoul, they face daunting obstacles, including socioeconomic inequality, impossible beauty standards, and a culture in which it’s expected that women will be mistreated by men. Ultimately it’s their friendship that offers hope in a punishing world.

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