Tessa Hadley

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Top 10 books about platonic friendships | Nikita Lalwani
From Doris Lessing to Dickens and John Irving, these tales show how passionate, intense and vital ‘just’ friendships can be

Nikita Lalwani

07, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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A book, then a play, now Litvinenko’s story is coming back to the small screen | Richard Brooks
The murdered Russian dissident’s case is to become an ITV drama. And the National Gallery gets first dibs on a baroque masterpiece

Richard Brooks

08, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Late in the Day by Tessa Hadley – review
Two long-term couples’ lives are changed by a sudden death in Hadley’s wonderful tale of ageing and adultery

Johanna Thomas-Corr

11, Feb, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Tessa Hadley: ‘Long marriages are interesting. You either hang on or you don't'
After secretly turning her hand to fiction in her forties, Hadley is enjoying widespread acclaim. She talks about happiness, motherhood and her four failed novels

Lisa Allardice

09, Feb, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss review – back to the iron age
Ancient rituals and present-day abuse converge in a brief and brilliant novel with its roots in England’s deep past

Sarah Crown

28, Sep, 2018 @6:28 AM

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Tessa Hadley on Bristol: ‘It taught me to love its beauty and to be suspicious of it too’
The author recalls playing on buddleia-filled bombsites – and discovering the city’s slavery past

Tessa Hadley

18, Aug, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Tessa Hadley: The Rainbow changed my life – DH Lawrence is a life force
The writer on the brilliance of Colm Tóibín and Alice Munro and why she isn’t ashamed not to have read Brave New World

Tessa Hadley

17, Nov, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Book reviews roundup: A Woman’s Work; Bad Dreams; Moonglow
What the critics thought of A Woman’s Work by Harriet Harman; Bad Dreams by Tessa Hadley; Moonglow by Michael Chabon

17, Feb, 2017 @5:59 PM

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Bad Dreams and Other Stories by Tessa Hadley review – complex and agile
A new set of her low-key, finely balanced stories of family relationships demonstrates once again Hadley’s unerring craft

Anthony Cummins

29, Jan, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Bad Dreams by Tessa Hadley review – enthralling short stories
A sleepless mother and daughter wander their house by night while a girl accepts a ride from a stranger in a collection of breathtaking delicacy

KJ Orr

28, Jan, 2017 @7:30 AM

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Tessa Hadley: ‘Some of my best ideas come in the bath’
The author on putting writing on hold for everyday life, and finding inspiration

Tessa Hadley

14, Jan, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Elizabeth Jane Howard by Artemis Cooper review – the Cazalet chronicler
For a time known as much for her beauty and love life as her admired Cazalet novels, Howard emerges from this biography as both vulnerable and formidable

Tessa Hadley

29, Oct, 2016 @7:59 AM

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