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Lost and Found

Layla, a five-year-old girl, disappears in a Los Angeles shopping center.
Thoroughly shattered, her parents end up separating.
Five years later, she turns up in the exact same place where her trail had been lost.

She’s alive but remains immersed in a strange silence.
The joy of her homecoming is then followed by nagging questions.
Where was Layla during all this time? With whom?
And above all: why has she returned?

This profoundly human book is a spellbinding love story that plunges us into mystery and suspense, with a conclusion that you are not likely to forget.


« This is without a doubt Guillaume Musso’s finest novel. The most surprising, intimate, and human. »
La Voix du Nord

« Musso’s technique is relentlessly effective. (…) The characters are endowed with touching fragility and humanity that form an unbreakable bond between us and them. Emotion, in Musso’s work, has reached new heights. It’s his best asset.”
Le Figaro Magazine

« Guillaume Musso’s writing is fast-paced, as if he were being chased by his own story, taking all possible paths of narration. Without embellishment, he instinctively creates suspense. »
Le Parisien

« Musso demonstrates his skill as a master in the art of mystery… »
Paris Match

« The reader can’t put this novel down, as he is transported into a world of dreams and fantasy. A stupefying conclusion. »

« Lost and Found is Guillaume Musso’s fourth novel, filled with suspense and emotion. This book is impossible to put down. »
Matin Plus


Foreign versions

Translated into 22 languages

  • Albania: Bota Shqiptare
    Bulgaria: Iztok Zapad
    China: Shanghai 99
    Croatia: Fokus
    Czech Republic: Euromedia
    Germany: Piper
  • Greece: Esoptron
    Italy: RCS Libri
    Korea: Balgunsesang
    Macedonia: Toper
    Montenegro: Nova Knjiga
    Morocco: Centre Culturel Arabe
  • Poland: Albatros
    Portugal: Bertrand Editora
    Romania: RAO
    Russia: Eksmo
    Serbia: Alnari
  • Slovenia: Ucila International
    Taiwan: Crown
    Thailand: Amarin
    Turkey: Dogan Egmont
    Vietnam: Nha Nam

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