Susan Coll

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The Washington Post
‘The Unseen World’ by Liz Moore

As David Sibelius boils the lobsters for the annual dinner he hosts for his graduate students at the Boston Institute of Technology, his 12-year-old daughter, Ada, observes him with a sense of foreboding. "She could not articulate what was different in his demeanor, but it triggered a deep-seated uneasiness in her," writes Liz Moore in her enthralling new novel, "The Unseen World." Ada will soon learn that her brilliant, enigmatic computer-scientist father is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.

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