Truly a unique novel, one of the best I’ve read in a long time. How and why a teen-aged girl disappears becomes secondary to the impact on the nearby English village.
Poet Christian Wiman wrote an essay about despair that went viral. It explored his life in brief, specifically writer's block, falling in love, being diagnosed with an incurable cancer and faith in God. His new book, "My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer," grew from that essay. Here's a glimpse.