The Male Gaze received rave reviews on Simon Mayo’s Book Club, where it was selected as Book of the Month. The panel (Alex Heminsley, Boyd Hilton and Joel Morris) were unanimous in their praise, describing it as ‘an incredibly confident novel’, ‘powerful’, ‘beautifully done’, ‘assured’, ‘confident’ and ‘extremely clever’.
Singled out for particular praise were the book’s evocation of LA and its sharp and sensitive observation of a marriage.
Listeners agreed. ‘Like all satisfying reads, there is resolution in its final pages. I needed no coaxing to get there.’
Its strength lies in the acutely realised and believable relationship between David and Rebecca…Catherine Taylor in The Guardian