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[Herald Interview] How journalist-turned-novelist Frances Cha wrote her debut English novel ‘If I Had Your Face’
[Herald Interview] How journalist-turned-novelist Frances Cha wrote her debut English novel ‘If I Had Your Face’
BooksAug 2, 2021
From plastic surgery, K-pop fandom to chaebol marriage and women at work. Frances Cha’s debut novel “If I Had Your Face” runs the gamut of hot topics in modern Korean society. The journalist-turned-novelist, who worked as travel and culture editor for CNN in Seoul, doesn’t only lightly touch on the subjects, she dives into each topic through the story of young women characters living in the same apartment in Seoul. Although Cha does not believe that doing thorough rese