Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor

In a small English village, the disappearance of a teenage girl during a family holiday casts a shadow over the community. As the search for her unfolds, the novel delves into the lives of the villagers over the course of thirteen years, revealing their personal struggles, changes, and the rhythms of the natural world around them. The narrative weaves through the mundane and the significant, capturing the ebb and flow of human experience against the backdrop of the enduring countryside, while the mystery of the missing girl lingers, touching everyone in different ways.

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