As a journalist Torunn’s preoccupation is exposing social taboos. But she is unable to express her own experiences. When she starts writing about her own family’s secret, she finds herself facing severel dilemmas. Her grandfather chose the wrong side during the war, and her father has never talked about what happened. Gradually a story about her own identity is uncovered.
Furthermore, when she meets the scholar Siri, a new and unknown emotion awakes in Torunn: How does this influence her relationship to her boyfriend Olav? Will Torunn choose silence, like her father, words?
Everything Unsettled is an intense and explorative novel about learning to see oneself and other, and a fascinating story of gender, sexuality and race.