Outside Gets Inside

Outside Gets Inside

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In 1946, Harriet Clavering's husband, John, is de-mobbed from the navy, and he returns home to the English midlands town of Torchester. That night, he goes out to the pub...and he never returns home. Almost 40 years later, Harriet is a respected local Labour councillor and a CND activist. She continues to wonder about what happened to her husband and how different her life might have been if he had not disappeared. She encourages her grandaughter Caroline, who is also showing a keen interest in politics and the CND movement. Meanwhile, Harriet's son, Charlie, is at a loss for something to do. He is a carpenter, keen on DIY and is only happy when he is building. When Caroline jokingly suggests that he build them a nuclear bunker in the garden, he takes her up on the idea and begins to dig a large hole. Work stops however, when he discovers human remains. Who is the body in the garden? Where did John Clavering go to? Is Harriet about to be arrested? This light hearted novella skips between events in 1946 and 1985 - from Siren Suits to Doc Marten boots.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.57mm
  • Createspace Independent Pub
  • English
  • 1514362430
  • 9781514362433