After the end of the war, when she turned eleven, Joyce Stevenson won a scholarship to Gateshead Grammar; she was one of the top forty children in her year. Two years later, when they moved south to live with her Aunt Vera, her Uncle Dick...
Praise for Everything Will Be All Right
“Her gift as a writer is so considerable that her characters' revelations and predicaments linger in the mind long after her narrative has darted of in other directions.” —Alice Traux, The New York Times Book Review
“This may sound formulaic, the stuff of bad women's magazines, but in author Tessa Hadley's hands it's anything but.” —Carolyn See, The Washington Post Book World
“Hadley has written gorgeous contradictions and harmonious and inharmonious interactions into a warm novel that follows the contours of four generations of a family and, in the end, shows us ourselves.” —Gretchen Gurujal, Associated Press
“Complex, intelligent...expertly captures the texture of daily existence and the struggle of three memorable women to make their way in the world.” —Publishers Weekly