Quite simply, this is a remarkable book, by a remarkable author—an exhumation of a shockingly brutal series of historical murders, that I for one knew nothing about. Utterly original; completely compelling.

— Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Dead Wake and Devil in the White City

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New York Times #1 best-seller, and now a major motion picture

A grand mystery reaching back centuries. A sensational disappearance that made headlines around the world. A quest for truth that leads to death, madness or disappearance for those who seek to solve it. The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable jungle canopy of the Amazon.

“No journalist working today spins a yarn quite like The New Yorker’s David Grann.” Slate

Sherlock Holmes once said that “life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.” In that same spirit of curiosity and discovery, David Grann sets out to solve a dozen real-life mysteries in these hypnotic accounts.