Exit West | Study Guide

Mohsin Hamid

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Overview

Author

Mohsin Hamid

Year Published

2017

Type

Novel

Genre

Fiction

Tense

Exit West is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title Exit West is symbolic of the mass migration from conflict zones toward the global "West": peaceful and economically powerful countries that offer opportunities for migrants to build new lives. The book's two main characters, Nadia and Saeed, take part in this migration, first moving from their home country in the Middle East to the Greek island of Mykonos, then to London, and finally to Marin, California.

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