A NovelBook - 2017
From Library Staff
This is a novel and so is allowed to be dreamy, dazzling, romantic and poetical. But use caution when thinking this is a story that is an accurate reflection of the very real horrors and challenges that refugees experience.
Never have I ever walked through a magic door to escape civil war.
“Mohsin Hamid's Exit West gives a deeply real, beautiful, intricate, and electrifying look at what it means to be an immigrant right now. This tale of two people forced from their homeland and searching for a home elsewhere is transporting and illuminating. I was swept away by this gorgeous, othe... Read More »
ArapahoeAlicia Jun 28, 2018
Beautifully written and bittersweet, a true human story not isolated to the experiences of war and immigration. This book made me think and feel in new ways.
ArapahoeAndrew Dec 11, 2017
Powerful, poignant, prose-driven novel.