But in Martina’s shocked and disorientated family, each member is compelled to look inwards as well as outwards, and to question their assumptions about the world they live in and their place in it.

Set in County Clare in the west of Ireland, Thin Air is a fascinating exploration of people, place, and the beliefs that form the foundations of everyday existence.

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When Martina Keane’s horse returns home to the family farm without her, the entire neighbourhood goes into action to search the surrounding area. Plans are drawn up, maps are made, and the police are brought in to investigate the disappearance.