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Publisher Description

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Joyce’s beguiling debut is [a] modest-seeming story of ‘ordinary’ English lives that enthralls and moves you as it unfolds.”—People (four stars)
 
IN DEVELOPMENT AS A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST

Meet Harold Fry, recently retired. He lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems irritated by almost everything he does. Little differentiates one day from the next. Then one morning a letter arrives, addressed to Harold in a shaky scrawl, from a woman he hasn’t heard from in twenty years. Queenie Hennessy is in hospice and is writing to say goodbye. But before Harold mails off a quick reply, a chance encounter convinces him that he absolutely must deliver his message to Queenie in person. In his yachting shoes and light coat, Harold Fry embarks on an urgent quest. Determined to walk six hundred miles to the hospice, Harold believes that as long as he walks, Queenie will live. A novel of charm, humor, and profound insight into the thoughts and feelings we all bury deep within our hearts, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry introduces Rachel Joyce as a wise—and utterly irresistible—storyteller.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2012
July 24
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
336
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
9.6
MB

Customer Reviews

Mississippi H ,

The unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Questions of worldview permeate this book and need to be read, shared and discussed with other pilgrims like those of us who read and enjoyed this book. Questions at end excellent places to land.

clearliquids ,

What a remarkable book! I loved it!

It was so real, so detailed, it is so believable, and also an ending that I didn’t expect! I want to read more of this author’s works now. Reminds me of Eric Backman, tough topics written beautifully!

elwayne62 ,

One of those books

That make you feel good. I didn’t want the book to end. The author has a way of writing that’s flows so elegantly, almost like pros. Just a fantastic book.

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