Description - Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017Finalist for the Neustadt Prize 2018THE TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLERGUARDIAN TOP 10 BESTSELLERTHE NEW YORK TIMES TOP 5 BESTSELLER'Mixing the real and the surreal, using old fairy-tale magic... Compelling, crystalline, unnervingly dystopian' Michiko Kakutani, The New York TimesAn extraordinary story of love and hope from the bestselling, Man Booker-shortlisted author of The Reluctant FundamentalistThis is Nadia. She is fiercely independent with an excellent sense of humour and a love of smoking alone on her balcony late at night.This is Saeed. He is sweet and shy and kind to strangers. He also has a balcony but he uses his for star-gazing.This is their story: a love story, but also a story about how we live now and how we might live tomorrow. Saeed and Nadia are falling in love, and their city is falling apart. Here is a world in crisis and two human beings travelling through it.Exit West is a heartfelt and radical act of hope - a novel to restore your faith in humanity and in the power of imagination.
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(198mm x 129mm x mm)
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Mohsin Hamid writes regularly for The New York Times, the Guardian and the New York Review of Books, and is the author of Exit West, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Moth Smoke, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia and Discontent and its Civilisations. Born and mostly raised in Lahore, he has since lived between Lahore, London and New York.