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"Splendidly imagined Thrilling" Simon Winchester

"A genuine masterpiece" Gary Shteyngart
Spellbinding, movingevoking a fascinating region on the other side of the worldthis suspenseful and haunting story announces the debut of a profoundly gifted writer.

One August afternoon, on the shoreline of the Kamchatka peninsula at the northeastern edge of Russia, two girlssisters, eight and elevengo missing. In the ensuing weeks, then months, the police investigation turns up nothing. Echoes of the disappearance reverberate across a tightly woven community, with the fear and loss felt most deeply among its women.
Taking us through a year in Kamchatka, Disappearing Earth enters with astonishing emotional acuity the worlds of a cast of richly drawn characters, all connected the crime: a witness, a neighbor, a detective, a mother. We are transported to vistas of rugged...