Exit West : SHORTLISTED for the Man Booker Prize 2017 Paperback
by Mohsin Hamid
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017 *A Barack Obama top ten book of 2017*WINNER of the LA Times Prize for Fiction * WINNER of the Aspen Words Literary Prize'Astonishing' Zadie Smith * 'Stunning' Spectator * 'Extraordinary' TLSAn 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. 'One of the year's most significant literary works' The New York Times 'A masterpiece' Michael Chabon'Addictively readable and brilliantly written.
Fantastic' Mail on SundayNominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award for FictionShortlisted for the British Science Fiction Association Awards for Best NovelLonglisted for the Carnegie Medal 2018 and finalist for the Neustadt Prize 2018
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/03/2017
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780241979068
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