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9780241457450 60d6dbd78501e239f2ae6af2 Unsettled Ground: Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021 https://cdn1.storehippo.com/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/60d6dbd88501e239f2ae6b1e/webp/51cbdhakj-s-_sx309_bo1-204-203-200_.jpg So sharply, so utterly brilliant that I found myself holding my breath while reading it, dazzled by Fuller's mastery and precision' LAUREN GROFF, author of Fates and Furies __________________________________________________________________________ What if the life you have always known is taken from you in an instant? What would you do to get it back? Twins Jeanie and Julius have always been different from other people. At 51 years old, they still live with their mother, Dot, in rural isolation and poverty. Inside the walls of their old cottage they make music, and in the garden they grow (and sometimes kill) everything they need for sustenance. But when Dot dies suddenly, threats to their livelihood start raining down. Jeanie and Julius would do anything to preserve their small sanctuary against the perils of the outside world, even as their mother's secrets begin to unravel, putting everything they thought they knew about their lives at stake. Unsettled Ground is a heart-stopping novel of betrayal and resilience, love and survival. It is a portrait of life on the fringes of society that explores with dazzling emotional power how we can build our lives on broken foundations, and spin light from darkness. ____________________________________________________________________ 'A gorgeously written celebration of the natural world as well as a moving portrait of a family struggling against time' LUCY TAN 9780241457450
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Unsettled Ground: Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021

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  • ISBN: 9780241457450
  • Author: Claire Fuller
  • Publisher: Fig Tree
  • Pages: 304
  • Format: Paperback

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So sharply, so utterly brilliant that I found myself holding my breath while reading it, dazzled by Fuller's mastery and precision' LAUREN GROFF, author of Fates and Furies __________________________________________________________________________ What if the life you have always known is taken from you in an instant? What would you do to get it back? Twins Jeanie and Julius have always been different from other people. At 51 years old, they still live with their mother, Dot, in rural isolation and poverty. Inside the walls of their old cottage they make music, and in the garden they grow (and sometimes kill) everything they need for sustenance. But when Dot dies suddenly, threats to their livelihood start raining down. Jeanie and Julius would do anything to preserve their small sanctuary against the perils of the outside world, even as their mother's secrets begin to unravel, putting everything they thought they knew about their lives at stake. Unsettled Ground is a heart-stopping novel of betrayal and resilience, love and survival. It is a portrait of life on the fringes of society that explores with dazzling emotional power how we can build our lives on broken foundations, and spin light from darkness. ____________________________________________________________________ 'A gorgeously written celebration of the natural world as well as a moving portrait of a family struggling against time' LUCY TAN

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