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An honest and beautiful memoir of a daughter’s love for her father, the actor Bob Hoskins


'Will resonate with any bereaved reader' Daily Mail
'A heart-warming memoir' OK

‘Laugh. There’s humour to be found everywhere, even in your darkest days there’s something to joke about. Laugh long and loud and make other people laugh. It’s good for you.

Whatever you do, always give it a good go. Don’t be afraid of failure and disappointment. If you fall flat on your face then get straight back up. You’ll always regret not trying. Disappointment is temporary; regret is forever.

Love with all your heart. In the end, love is the only thing that matters.’

These were just some of the lessons that Rosa’s dad, Bob Hoskins, taught her. In the years following his death, they are words that she keeps close to her heart.

Remembering the times they shared together and featuring interviews with those who knew and worked with her dad – including Judi Dench, Ray Winstone and Robert Zemeckis – IT’S ALL GOING WONDERFULLY WELL is a revealing portrait of one of the country’s best-loved actors, and a moving story of a close bond between father and daughter.

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Rosa's raw account of Hoskin's bravery in the face of Parkinson's, and her own struggle to accept his death, will resonate with any bereaved reader

Daily Mail

[A] heart-warming memoir … A moving story about growing up and the close bond between a father and daughter.

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  • Paperback

    9781784755737

    February 15, 2017

    Arrow

    240 pages

    RRP $22.99

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  • Hardback

    9780091959074

    May 15, 2016

    Hutchinson

    240 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • EBook

    9781473518698

    April 21, 2016

    Cornerstone Digital

    240 pages

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