Reviews

  • Her strongest yet... a powerful, beautiful novel that shows us our land as it really is: a place of shelter and cruelty, innocence and experience

    The Times
  • Superb...deservedly longlisted for this year's Women's Prize for Fiction

    Daily Mail
  • A gorgeously written celebration of the natural world as well as a moving portrait of a family struggling against time. This book is ultimately about redemption-about the unexpected importance of neighbors, lovers, and friends, and the ways in which we can re-envision our lives for the better, even after the unimaginable has occurred

    Lucy Tan
  • An atmospheric thriller that's both heartbreaking and heartwarming

    Red
  • So sharply, so utterly brilliant that I found myself holding my breath while reading it, dazzled by Fuller's mastery and precision. Not since Flaubert's A Simple Heart have I encountered a narrative that shows, with such clear and patient fury, how breathtaking vulnerability can come from poverty, pride, and helpless family love

    Lauren Groff, author of 'Fates and Furies'
  • Fuller is excellent at description, and capturing the twins' awkward interactions with the world. The fate of the illiterate and weak-hearted Jeanie once she loses everything that is safe is particularly unsettling

    Sunday Times
  • Unsettled Ground is another sly psychological treat from Claire Fuller, who just keeps on getting better with each book

    Laline Paull
  • Tender, unusual... these memorable characters will work their way into your head and your heart

    Good Housekeeping
  • Fuller's prose is darkly elegant, her eye for character astute and humane, and her sense of place vividly atmospheric -- here is a writer of great skill, sensitivity and subtlety

    Lucy Atkins, author of Magpie Lane
  • Claire Fuller strikes the perfect balance between beauty and melancholy, in this relevant and powerful exploration of isolation and life on the fringes of society

    Clare Mackintosh, author of After the End

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