1. What role do drugs play in the novel?

2. Many critics call Saeed and Nadia “universal” characters and say their love story is “universal.” Do you agree with this assessment? What makes them universal or not?

3. How does Exit West portray religion?

4. How does each location Saeed and Nadia migrate to affect them as individuals and as a couple?

5. How does the novel portray aging?

6. What role does nature play in the novel?