Can Male Authors Describe Women’s Looks? Fears Of Offending Readers Sparks Sexist Debate | GMB

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Author Sebastian Faulks has said he feels liberated after making the decision not to describe how women look in his latest novel. Faulks said criticism of physical descriptions of female characters in his book Paris Echo had led him to spend time researching identity. But other authors have described the move as ‘ridiculous’ and that we can’t censor imagination. But is he right, can male authors describe women’s looks?

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