It's must be hard living up to your own expectations when you're an author - so you have to wonder how on earth a blurb like "The most eagerly awaited thriller in the world? It is written by an unknown Italian" could possibly help - an author or a reader's expectations. We'll see.
From the Blurb:
Six severed arms are discovered buried in a forest clearing. They are arranged in a mysterious circle, and appear to belong to missing girls between the ages of eight and thirteen. But the rest of the bodies are nowhere to be found.
The big moth carried him along, moving by memory through the night. It quivered its dusty wings, weaving through the mountains that lay like giants sleeping back to back.