The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel

Rachel Joyce


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR the guy BOOKER PRIZE • NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE 12 months BY THE WASHINGTON POST
 
“[Rachel] Joyce’s beguiling debut is [a] modest-seeming tale of ‘ordinary’ English lives that enthralls and strikes you because it unfolds.”—People (four stars)
 
Meet Harold Fry, lately retired. He lives in a small English village along with his spouse, Maureen, who turns out aggravated via nearly every little thing he does. Little differentiates someday from the subsequent. Then one morning a letter arrives, addressed to Harold in a shaky scrawl, from a lady he hasn’t heard from in two decades. Queenie Hennessy is in hospice and is writing to assert so long. yet ahead of Harold mails off a short answer, an opportunity come across convinces him that he completely needs to carry his message to Queenie in individual. In his yachting sneakers and lightweight coat, Harold Fry embarks on an pressing quest. decided to stroll 600 miles to the hospice, Harold believes that so long as he walks, Queenie will stay. a unique of attraction, humor, and profound perception into the recommendations and emotions all of us bury deep inside of our hearts, The not going Pilgrimage of Harold Fry introduces Rachel Joyce as a wise—and completely irresistible—storyteller.
 
Praise for The not going Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

“[A] gorgeously poignant novel of desire and transformation.”—O: The Oprah Magazine
 
“A reason for social gathering . . . [Joyce] has a beautiful experience of the chances of redemption. during this bravely unpretentious and unsentimental take, she’s cleared area the place miracles are nonetheless possible.”—Ron Charles, The Washington Post
 
The not likely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry is not only a e-book approximately misplaced love. it really is approximately the entire incredible daily issues Harold discovers in the course of the mere technique of placing one foot in entrance of the other.”—Janet Maslin, The ny Times

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