Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
Set in an unnamed country with strict social customs, this book presents the story of two young lovers, Nadia and Saeed, whose furtive affair is shaped by local unrest on the eve of a civil war that erupts in a cataclysmic bombing attack. Forced to abandon their home and uncertain about where to escape, the two lovers decide to travel to safer havens through magical doors that can whisk people far away, for a particular price.
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