By Mohsin Hamid
Now a massive movement picture
Short-listed for the guy Booker Prize
New York Times bestseller
“Extreme instances demand severe reactions, severe writing. Hamid has performed anything notable with this novel.” —Washington Post
“One of these achingly guaranteed novels that makes you content to be a reader.” —Junot Diaz
At a café desk in Lahore, a bearded Pakistani guy converses with an uneasy American stranger. As nightfall deepens to nighttime, he starts the story that has introduced them to this fateful stumble upon . . .
Changez resides an immigrant’s dream of the US. on the best of his classification at Princeton, he's snapped up through an elite valuation company. He flourishes at the strength of recent York, and his budding romance with stylish, attractive Erica provides access into big apple society on the similar exalted point as soon as occupied by means of his family again in Lahore.
But within the wake of September eleven, Changez reveals his place in his followed urban all of sudden overturned, and his courting with Erica moving. And Changez’s personal id is in seismic shift in addition, unearthing allegiances extra basic than cash, energy, and perhaps even love.
“Brief, fascinating, and quietly livid . . . a powerful success.” —Village Voice
A Washington put up and San Francisco Chronicle most sensible publication of the yr
A New York Times impressive Book