A reporter arrives in a small town to uncover the story of a child's rape and murder. A young girl, shaken by a series of suicides in her neighborhood, worries for her parents' safety. Three seemingly separate stories, and yet interwoven themes and recurring motifs suggest a connection between the strands: a crow flying overhead, a skyscraper larger than any built before, a dog missing part of its tail, a news report a girl in a red dress.
A novel that defies categorization, this book is about abuse, neglect, and the silence of secrets, but also about the power and possibilities of hope. The result is a breathtaking odyssey into the uncharted zone between fantasy and reality, a journey into worlds that might have been - or might yet be, perhaps...Continua