Anatomy of a Disappearance: A Novel

Anatomy of a Disappearance: A Novel

This mesmerizing literary novel is written with all the emotional precision and intimacy that have won Hisham Matar tremendous international recognition. In a voice that is delicately wrought and beautifully tender, he asks: When a loved one disappears, how does that absence shape the lives of those who are left?   "A haunting novel, exquisitely written and psychologically rich."-The Washington Post   Nuri is a young boy when his mother dies. It seems that nothing will fill the emptiness her death leaves behind in the Cairo apartment he shares with his father-until they meet Mona, sitting in her yellow swimsuit by the pool of the Magda Marina hotel. As soon as Nuri sees Mona, the r

Hisham Matar
The Dial Press

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