The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel Author Rachel Joyce
ISBN-10 0812983459
ISBN-13 9780812983456
Year 2013-03-26
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher Random House Trade Paperbacks
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYTHE WASHINGTON POST Rachel Joyces beguiling debut is a modest seeming story of ordinary English lives that enthralls and moves you as it unfolds People four stars 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 hasnt 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 wiseand utterly irresistiblestoryteller Praise for The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry A gorgeously poignant novel of hope and transformation O The Oprah Magazine A cause for celebration Joyce has a lovely sense of the possibilities of redemption In this bravely unpretentious and unsentimental take shes cleared space where miracles are still possible Ron Charles The Washington Post The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry is not just a book about lost love It is about all the wonderful everyday things Harold discovers through the mere process of putting one foot in front of the other Janet Maslin The New York TimesLook for special features inside Join the Random House ReadersCircle for author chats and more

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Perfect Author Rachel Joyce
ISBN-10 9781446488652
Release 2013-07-04
Pages 448