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Exit West

Exit West

Author: Mohsin Hamid
$32.99(AUD)  inc GST
Description

An extraordinary story of love and hope from the bestselling, Man Booker-shortlisted author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist In a city swollen by refugees but still mostly at peace, or at least not yet openly at war, Saeed and Nadia share a cup of coffee, and their story begins. It will be a love story but also a story about war and a world in crisis, about how we live now and how we might live tomorrow. Before too long, the time will come for Nadia and Saeed to leave their homeland. When the streets are no longer useable and all options are exhausted, this young couple will join the great outpouring of those fleeing a collapsing city, hoping against hope, looking for their place in the world ...

Promotion info

Booker Shortlist 2017

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Publisher's description. In an unnamed city swollen by refugees but not yet at war, two young people meet and fall in love. They pretend not to hear the sound of bombs getting closer every night. But one day soon they will have to escape this place, running for their lives, searching for their place in the world. Penguin

Author description

Mohsin Hamid writes regularly for The New York Times, the Guardian and the New York Review of Books, and is the author of 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.

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General Fields

  • : 9780241290088
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Hamish Hamilton Ltd
  • : April 2016
  • : 216mm X 135mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mohsin Hamid
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 136