Posted by: nataliereviewsbooks | February 7, 2016

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

I just loved this book on tape as I drove daily for work.  I thought it was a bit longer that it needed to be becauseHarold Fry I kept thinking that Harold might never reach his destination but I still listened intently.

A man in his sixties in a disappearing marriage gets a note from a past co-worker who admits she has cancer. Though he hasn’t seen her in 20 years, he decides to walk over 500 miles to see her in the hospice writing to her asking her to wait for  him. We learn about his marriage, his son, and his friendship with Queenie.

Many people carry secrets and unexpressed grief that affects their entire lives. I liked this because the story slowly unfolds … through the memories of Harold as he walks and I seemed to walk every step with him


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