Unsettled Ground - Claire Fuller
2021, 289 p.
The 51-year-old twins Jeanie and Julius live with their mother in a small cottage. The three of them lead an isolated life, growing everything they need for sustenance in the garden and making music together inside the house. But when their mother, Dot, suddenly dies, the only way of life they’ve ever known comes tumbling down. How did Dot keep the family afloat financially? How will Jeanie and Julius adapt to their new world? Unsettled Ground author Claire Fuller has written a captivating novel giving an intriguing insight into poverty in present-day England.