Infinite Ground

Infinite Ground

3.24 (453 ratings by Goodreads)
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'Some best-kept secrets are best not kept...' Guardian, Books of 2016

Carlos has disappeared. A retired inspector takes the case, but what should be a routine investigation becomes something strange, even sinister. As the inspector relives and retraces the missing man's footsteps, the trail leads him away from the city sprawl and deep into the country's rainforest interior, where he encounters both horror and wonder.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 20mm | 237g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 1782399496
  • 9781782399490
  • 440,080

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Astonishing * Herald, Books of 2016 * Sublimely tricksy * Irish Times, Books of 2016 * Weird, wonderful, totally indefinable -- Justine Jordan * Guardian, Books of 2016 * A startlingly original mind... Fantastically ambitious * Scottish Review of Books, Books of 2016 * Stunning... I doubt you've read anything quite like it -- Jeff VanderMeer, author of The Southern Reach trilogy Alive with ideas and cock-eyed intelligence, brimming with passages of genuine brilliance... Infinite Ground does that magical thing that only the very best novels do: it makes you see the world afresh -- Graeme Macrae Burnet, author of His Bloody Project Electrifying... Strange, terrifying, riveting, and written with scintillating intelligence -- Neel Mukherjee, author of The Lives of Others A novel of intelligence, grace, cunning and warped imagination... A bravura performance -- Stuart Evers, author of Your Father Sends His Love Labyrinthine, beautifully written and teeming with ideas... Frighteningly good -- Lee Rourke, author of Vulgar Things A brave new voice ... Martin MacInnes is a writer to look out for' -- Jenni Fagan, author of The Sunlight Pilgrims
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About Martin MacInnes

Martin MacInnes was born in Inverness in 1983. He has an MA from the University of York, has read at international science and literature festivals, and is the winner of a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award and the 2014 Manchester Fiction Prize. He lives in Edinburgh.
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Rating details

453 ratings
3.24 out of 5 stars
5 15% (67)
4 28% (126)
3 32% (146)
2 17% (76)
1 8% (38)
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