‘’It’s like this,’’ Garcin says, forming the question as a statement. ‘’It’s like this,’’ the bellhop answers in a bored tone. (No Exit, 1943)

The “it” they are referring to, is hell when Garcin is about to be joined by two other fully formed souls facing themselves. “Hell is other…

Maitreyi Menon

I write on Policy and Politics in South Asia. Sometimes I get distracted and write album/movie book reviews and angrily hiss at Ben Shapiro.

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