Find out more about Mohsin Hamid’s tender novel, which combines magical realism and a besieged romance to tell the story of an enduring search for a safe home.
Mohsin Hamid is a leading journalist and the author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist, which was shortlisted for the 2007 Booker Prize.
His other novels include Moth Smoke, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Discontent and its Civilisations and Exit West. Born and mostly raised in Lahore, he has since lived between Lahore, London and New York. He writes regularly for the New York Times, the Guardian and the New York Review of Books.