'A beautiful, necessary book' ROXANE GAY. 'Echoes of Margaret
Atwood's The Edible Woman' IRISH TIMES. Lizzie doesn't like the way
she looks. Though she dates guys online, she's afraid to send
pictures: no-one wants a fat girl. So Lizzie starts to lose weight.
With punishing drive she counts almonds consumed and pounds
dropped, navigating double-edged validation from her mother, her
friends, her husband and her own reflection in the mirror. But no
matter how much she loses, will she ever see herself as anything
other than a fat girl? In this darkly funny, deeply resonant novel,
Mona Awad delivers a tender and moving depiction of a lovably
difficult young woman whose life is hijacked by her struggle to
conform. 'Devastating' EMERALD STREET. 'Honest, searing and
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