a girl returns to the rundown suburb of Buenos Aires her relations as soon as referred to as domestic. From the protection of her window, she watches as a teenage prostitute increases her five-year-old son in the street. They sleep open air, surrounded via pimps and addicts, psychopaths and buyers, worshippers of the occult and corrupt police.
One day, the mummy and the soiled child are long past, and the dismembered physique of a kid is located within the neighbourhood. Is the homicide a part of a satanic ritual, or a gangland killing? may it's the soiled child, and if that is so, is his mom a sufferer too; or an associate; or his killer?
Thrilling and terrifying, The issues We misplaced within the fireplace takes the reader right into a global of Argentine Gothic: of sharp-toothed youngsters; of girls racked by way of wish; of demons who lurk underneath the river; of stolen skulls and secrets and techniques half-buried less than Argentina's bad dictatorship; of guys imprisoned of their marriages, whose in basic terms course out lies within the flames.