'Some best-kept secrets are best not kept...' Guardian, Books of 2016Carlos has disappeared. A retired inspector takes the case, but what should be a routine investigation becomes something strange, even sinister. As the inspector relives and retraces the missing man's footsteps, the trail leads him away from the city sprawl and deep into the country's rainforest interior, where he encounters both horror and wonder.
Martin MacInnes was born in Inverness in 1983. He has an MA from the University of York, has read at international science and literature festivals, and is the winner of a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award and the 2014 Manchester Fiction Prize. He lives in Edinburgh.
Herald, Books of 2016
Irish Times, Books of 2016
Weird, wonderful, totally indefinable
Guardian, Books of 2016 - Justine Jordan
A startlingly original mind... Fantastically ambitious
Scottish Review of Books, Books of 2016
Stunning... I doubt you've read anything quite like it
Jeff VanderMeer, author of The Southern Reach trilogy
Alive with ideas and cock-eyed intelligence, brimming with passages of genuine brilliance... Infinite Ground does that magical thing that only the very best novels do: it makes you see the world afresh
Graeme Macrae Burnet, author of His Bloody Project
Electrifying... Strange, terrifying, riveting, and written with scintillating intelligence
Neel Mukherjee, author of The Lives of Others
A novel of intelligence, grace, cunning and warped imagination... A bravura performance
Stuart Evers, author of Your Father Sends His Love
Labyrinthine, beautifully written and teeming with ideas... Frighteningly good
Lee Rourke, author of Vulgar Things
A brave new voice ... Martin MacInnes is a writer to look out for'
Jenni Fagan, author of The Sunlight Pilgrims