Mid-Life; New Beginnings: Claire Fuller And Danielle McLaughlin
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How do you cope when you discover in your 50s that the truths you’ve held for a lifetime are not what they seemed? Such is the situation facing adult twins Jeanie and Julius after the sudden death of their mother in Claire Fuller’s Women’s Prize shortlisted Unsettled Ground. For the protagonist of Danielle McLaughlin’s The Art of Falling, the arrival of two outsiders imperil both her personal and professional worlds and expose a life constructed on secrets. Together the authors – both acclaimed for their sensitive portrayals of characters of quiet intensity and depth – discuss reaching a crossroads and rebuilding a life in middle age with Alex Clark.