A Washington Post and Christian Science Monitor "Best Book of the Year"

A "rich and worldly first novel. Bottom line: Glorious."

-People Magazine, Critic's Choice


"One of those rare novels that appeals equally to mind, heart and soul." -San Francisco Chronicle

"EASTER ISLAND is a double helix of a novel that intertwines two gripping stories of exploration and betrayal." -Emma Donoghue, author of ROOM

"Utterly captivating....EASTER ISLAND is one of the best novels of the year." - Robert Stone, National Book Award winner