Mohsin Hamid’s, Exit West

…Exit West is a critique of the callous and naïve manner with which many modern Western nations treat migrants and refugees who come to their countries. But that’s diminutive. Exit West is much more than a critique of xenophobia. It’s an important novel, and it’s important because it de-legitimizes bigotry by way of underlining the quiet similarities we all, as humans, share. Said another way: Exit West’s brilliance lies in its universality. From even the very first sentence, Hamid conveys the ubiquity of this story…

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