The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy: Or the Letter That Was Never Sent to Harold Fry

From the author of the 2 million+ copy worldwide bestseller The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry an exquisite funny and heartrending parallel story. When Queenie Hennessy discovers that Harold Fry is walking the length of England to save her and all she has to do is wait she is shocked. Her note had explained she […]

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The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy: Or the Letter That Was Never Sent to Harold Fry

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From the author of the 2 million+ copy worldwide bestseller The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry an exquisite funny and heartrending parallel story. When Queenie Hennessy discovers that Harold Fry is walking the length of England to save her and all she has to do is wait she is shocked. Her note had explained she was dying. How can she wait? A new volunteer at the hospice suggests that Queenie...

From the author of the 2 million+ copy worldwide bestseller The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry an exquisite funny and heartrending parallel story. When Queenie Hennessy discovers that Harold Fry is walking the length of England to save her and all she has to do is wait she is shocked. Her note had explained she was dying. How can she wait? A new volunteer at the hospice suggests that Queenie should write again only this time she must tell Harold everything. In confessing to secrets she has hidden for twenty years she will find atonement for the past. As the volunteer points out Even though youve done your travelling youre starting a new journey too. Queenie thought her first letter would be the end of the story. She was wrong. It was the beginning. Told in simple emotionally-honest prose with a mischievous bite this is a novel about the journey we all must take to learn who we are it is about loving and letting go. And most of all it is about finding joy in unexpected places and at times we least expect. Rachel Joyce is the author of the Sunday Times and international bestsellers The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Perfect. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and has been translated into 34 languages. Rachel Joyce was awarded the Specsavers National Book Awards ‘New Writer of the Year’ in December 2012. She is also the author of the short story A Faraway Smell of Lemon and is the award-winning writer of over 30 original afternoon plays and classic adaptations for BBC Radio 4. Rachel Joyce lives with her family in Gloucestershire.

Autor: Rachel Joyce
Editura: Transworld Publishers Ltd