Yellowface

Author:   Rebecca F Kuang
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN:  

9780008600303


Pages:   336
Publication Date:   25 May 2023
Format:   Paperback
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The Number One Global Sensation *Foyle’s Fiction Book of the Year* *Amazon Book of the Year* *Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year* ‘Addictive’ Grazia ‘Hugely entertaining’ Observer ‘Provocative’ Mail on Sunday THIS IS ONE HELL OF A STORY. IT’S JUST NOT HERS TO TELL. When failed writer June Hayward witnesses her rival Athena Liu die in a freak accident, she sees her opportunity… and takes it. So what if it means stealing Athena’s final manuscript? So what if it means ‘borrowing’ her identity? And so what if the first lie is only the beginning… Finally, June has the fame she always deserved. But someone is about to expose her… What happens next is entirely everyone else's fault. ‘The book that everyone is talking about’ Glamour ‘Ingenious, astute, hugely entertaining’ David Nicholls ‘Breathtakingly clever on jealousy, talent, success, and who gets to tell which story’ Elizabeth Day ‘Hard to put down. Harder to forget’ Stephen King R.F. Kuang’s book Yellowface was a #1 Sunday Times bestseller w/c 04-06-23 R.F. Kuang’s book Yellowface was a #5 New York Times bestseller w/c 04-06-23

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Author:   Rebecca F Kuang
Publisher:   HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:   The Borough Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.30cm , Height: 2.10cm , Length: 23.40cm
Weight:   0.270kg
ISBN:  

9780008600303


ISBN 10:   0008600309
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   25 May 2023
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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‘Propulsive’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘Razor-sharp’ TIME ‘A riot’ PANDORA SYKES ‘Hard to put down, harder to forget’ STEPHEN KING ‘Darkly comic’ GQ ‘A wild ride’ STYLIST ‘Incisive and compelling’ JENNIFER SAINT ‘Unforgettable’ WOMAN & HOME ‘Intriguing’ ELLE ‘Gripping’ THE TIMES ‘A must-read’ THE INDEPENDENT ‘Utterly diverting’ FINANCIAL TIMES ‘Pacy and provocative’ MAIL ON SUNDAY ‘Blistering’ SCOTSMAN ‘A hugely entertaining account of a brazen literary heist’ OBSERVER ‘Smart, satirical, nuanced… addictively entertaining’ i NEWS ‘Fast, furious, twisty, witty, page-turning… brilliant’ SINEAD MORIARTY ‘A wicked little satire of publishing, racial politics and icky internet culture’ THE TIMES ‘Sure to keep you wanting more’ HUFFINGTON POST ‘A spiky, snarky, shady, smart, sinister take on white privilege’ NIKKI MAY ‘Incredibly, brilliantly entertaining… What a treat’ CHARLOTTE PHILBY ‘Remarkable and incendiary’ WIZ WHARTON ‘A firecracker’ i PAPER ‘Well-observed and alarmingly convincing’ DAILY MAIL ‘Scathing, spiky and full of laugh-out-loud moments’ GLAMOUR ‘Transfixing’ ZAKIYA DALILA HARRIS ‘Deeply, darkly hilarious’ MARIE CLAIRE ‘Gripping, fast-paced… You’ll read it in one sitting’ TOWN AND COUNTRY ‘A funny, engrossing read about what people do when they reckon they can get away with it’ ERIN KELLY ‘Sharp and funny… a superb insight into the publishing world’ PRIMA ‘Fiercely satirical’ BEST ‘Will leave readers reeling’ MONOCLE ‘Tackles cancel culture and cultural appropriation with razor-sharp wit’ LOUISE O’NEILL ‘A darkly satirical thriller about greed, truth, identity, and art’ PENG SHEPHERD ‘Timely… sure to be one you can’t put down’ GAL-DEM ‘Satirical and humorous’ COSMOPOLITAN ‘I was gasping out loud… Rebecca is a literary force to be reckoned with’ GEORGINA LAWTON


‘Propulsive’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘Razor-sharp’ TIME ‘A clever, pacy tale’ SARA PASCOE 'Tense, modern… a brilliant exploration of the literary world' AISLING BEA ‘A riot’ PANDORA SYKES ‘Darkly comic’ GQ ‘A wild ride’ STYLIST ‘Pacy and provocative’ MAIL ON SUNDAY ‘A hugely entertaining account of a brazen literary heist’ OBSERVER ‘A wicked little satire of publishing, racial politics and icky internet culture’ THE TIMES ‘Intriguing’ ELLE ‘Strikingly topical’ GUARDIAN ‘Utterly diverting’ FINANCIAL TIMES ‘Blistering’ SCOTSMAN ‘Unforgettable’ WOMAN & HOME ‘A spiky, snarky, shady, smart, sinister take on white privilege’ NIKKI MAY ‘Incisive and compelling… sweeps the reader up on a thrilling ride, but leaves us thinking about the questions raised for days’ JENNIFER SAINT ‘A rollicking good read that you’ll struggle to put down’ WOMAN’S WEEKLY ‘Deeply, darkly hilarious’ MARIE CLAIRE ‘So addictive you could easily risk heatstroke if you read it on a sun lounger’ GRAZIA ‘This acute, fast-paced thriller will have literary insiders nodding in recognition and outsiders gasping in shock’ THE BOOKSELLER ‘A firecracker of a book’ i PAPER ‘Uncomfortable and addictive… a must-read’ INDEPENDENT ‘Not since Martin Amis’s The Information has the venality, self-regard and absurdity of the writing life been so gloriously skewered’ THE CRITIC ‘Once you start, you won’t be able to put it down’ HEAT ‘Scathing, spiky and full of laugh-out-loud moments’ GLAMOUR ‘Well-observed and alarmingly convincing’ DAILY MAIL ‘Sharp and funny… a superb insight into the publishing world’ PRIMA


'Hotly tipped satire of white privilege and identity' GUARDIAN 'Razor-sharp' TIME 'Intriguing' ELLE 'The beginning of a fantastic career' GABRIELLE ZEVIN in the OBSERVER 'Tackles identity politics, toxic friendships, and cultural appropriation with razor-sharp humour and pace' BBC CULTURE, Books of 2023 'A thrilling piece of literary fiction that is sure to keep you engaged and wanting more' HUFFINGTON POST 'A darkly comic thriller' GQ 'A wild ride' STYLIST 'A spiky, snarky, shady, smart, sinister take on white privilege' NIKKI MAY 'Incredibly, brilliantly entertaining... What a treat' CHARLOTTE PHILBY 'A funny, engrossing read about what people do when they reckon they can get away with it' ERIN KELLY 'A remarkable and incendiary novel' WIZ WHARTON 'A darkly satirical thriller about greed, truth, identity, and art' PENG SHEPHERD 'One of the most transfixing novels I've read in ages' ZAKIYA DALILA HARRIS 'With razor-sharp wit and timely observations, Kuang's next novel is sure to be one you can't put down' GAL-DEM 'Satirical and humorous' COSMOPOLITAN 'Sometimes I was reading through my fingers, other times I was gasping out loud. But the point is, once I started reading YELLOWFACE I couldn't stop until I finished it, less than 24 hours later. Rebecca is a literary force to be reckoned with' GEORGINA LAWTON 'Expertly plays with satire and nuance' POPSUGAR 'A terrific tale of literary rivalry, plagiarism and cultural appropriation' IRISH INDEPENDENT 'The thriller everyone is going to be talking about' GRAZIA 'A provocative title for what promises to be an equally provocative read' THE HERALD 'This acute, fast-paced publishing satire will have literary insiders nodding in recognition and outsiders gasping in shock' THE BOOKSELLER, Editor's Choice


'A spiky, sarky, shady, smart, sinister take on white privilege' NIKKI MAY 'Incredibly, brilliantly entertaining... What a treat' CHARLOTTE PHILBY 'A funny, engrossing read about what people do when they reckon they can get away with it' ERIN KELLY 'A remarkable and incendiary novel' WIZ WHARTON 'A darkly satirical thriller about greed, truth, identity, and art' PENG SHEPHERD


‘A riot’ PANDORA SYKES ‘Razor-sharp’ TIME ‘Darkly comic’ GQ ‘A wild ride’ STYLIST ‘Unforgettable’ WOMAN & HOME ‘Intriguing’ ELLE ‘The beginning of a fantastic career’ GABRIELLE ZEVIN in the OBSERVER ‘Smart, satirical, nuanced… addictively entertaining’ i NEWS ‘Sure to keep you engaged and wanting more’ HUFFINGTON POST ‘A spiky, snarky, shady, smart, sinister take on white privilege’ NIKKI MAY ‘Incredibly, brilliantly entertaining… What a treat’ CHARLOTTE PHILBY ‘Remarkable and incendiary’ WIZ WHARTON ‘Scathing, spiky and full of laugh-out-loud moments’ GLAMOUR ‘One of the most transfixing novels I’ve read in ages’ ZAKIYA DALILA HARRIS ‘Deeply, darkly hilarious’ MARIE CLAIRE ‘Gripping, fast-paced… We bet you’ll read it in one sitting’ TOWN AND COUNTRY ‘A funny, engrossing read about what people do when they reckon they can get away with it’ ERIN KELLY ‘Sharp and funny… a superb insight into the publishing world’ PRIMA ‘Page-turner’ GRAZIA ‘Fiercely satirical’ BEST ‘Provocative’ THE HERALD ‘Will leave readers reeling’ MONOCLE ‘Tackles cancel culture and cultural appropriation with razor-sharp wit’ LOUISE O’NEILL ‘A darkly satirical thriller about greed, truth, identity, and art’ PENG SHEPHERD ‘Timely… sure to be one you can’t put down’ GAL-DEM ‘Satirical and humorous’ COSMOPOLITAN ‘A dark, engrossing page-turner’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING ‘I was gasping out loud… Rebecca is a literary force to be reckoned with’ GEORGINA LAWTON ‘Expertly plays with satire and nuance’ POPSUGAR ‘A terrific tale of literary rivalry, plagiarism and cultural appropriation’ IRISH INDEPENDENT ‘This acute, fast-paced publishing satire will have literary insiders nodding in recognition and outsiders gasping in shock’ THE BOOKSELLER, Editor’s Choice


‘Propulsive’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘Razor-sharp’ TIME ‘Hard to put down, harder to forget’ STEPHEN KING ‘A clever, pacy tale’ SARA PASCOE ‘A riot’ PANDORA SYKES ‘Darkly comic’ GQ ‘A wild ride’ STYLIST ‘Pacy and provocative’ MAIL ON SUNDAY ‘A hugely entertaining account of a brazen literary heist’ OBSERVER ‘A wicked little satire of publishing, racial politics and icky internet culture’ THE TIMES ‘Intriguing’ ELLE ‘Strikingly topical’ GUARDIAN ‘Utterly diverting’ FINANCIAL TIMES ‘Blistering’ SCOTSMAN ‘Unforgettable’ WOMAN & HOME ‘A spiky, snarky, shady, smart, sinister take on white privilege’ NIKKI MAY ‘Incisive and compelling… sweeps the reader up on a thrilling ride, but leaves us thinking about the questions raised for days’ JENNIFER SAINT ‘A rollicking good read that you’ll struggle to put down’ WOMAN’S WEEKLY ‘Deeply, darkly hilarious’ MARIE CLAIRE ‘So addictive you could easily risk heatstroke if you read it on a sun lounger’ GRAZIA ‘This acute, fast-paced thriller will have literary insiders nodding in recognition and outsiders gasping in shock’ THE BOOKSELLER ‘A firecracker of a book’ i PAPER ‘Uncomfortable and addictive… a must-read’ INDEPENDENT ‘Not since Martin Amis’s The Information has the venality, self-regard and absurdity of the writing life been so gloriously skewered’ THE CRITIC ‘Once you start, you won’t be able to put it down’ HEAT ‘Scathing, spiky and full of laugh-out-loud moments’ GLAMOUR ‘Remarkable and incendiary’ WIZ WHARTON ‘Well-observed and alarmingly convincing’ DAILY MAIL ‘Sharp and funny… a superb insight into the publishing world’ PRIMA


Author Information

Rebecca F. Kuang is a Marshall Scholar, Chinese-English translator, and the Astounding Award-winning and the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Award nominated author of the Poppy War trilogy and the forthcoming Babel. Her work has won the Crawford Award and the Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel. She has an MPhil in Chinese Studies from Cambridge and an MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies from Oxford; she is now pursuing a PhD in East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale.

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