001 Exit West, Part 1

“In a city swollen by refugees but still mostly at peace, or at least not yet openly at war, a young man met a young woman in a classroom and did not speak to her. For many days.”

So begins Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West, a story about the relationship between a man and a woman and what it means to leave one’s home in a time of war. I’m Veronica, and this is The English Chronicles, the book club for English language learners.

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