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Harold Fry & Queenie: Two-Book Bundle from Rachel Joyce: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

(Harold Fry #1-2)

4.02  ·  Rating details ·  298 ratings  ·  21 reviews
Meet a pair of beloved characters—Harold Fry and Queenie Hennessy—in an eBook bundle that collects two linked novels from a wise and utterly irresistible storyteller.

“[Rachel Joyce] has a lovely sense of the possibilities of redemption. . . . She’s cleared space where miracles are still possible.”—Ron Charles, The Washington Post


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Published April 21st 2015 by Random House (first published December 2nd 2014)
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Judith
Aug 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I originally rated Harold Fry as a 4. I had so many questions that weren't answered in Harold Fry. The lovesong of Queenie Hennessey answers these questions and gives Queenie's side of the story and fills out the stories of some of the characters in Harold Fry, such as David. Beautifully written. After reading Queenie I changed my rating of Harold Fry to a 5. ...more
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Diane
Aug 21, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm a little conflicted about my rating. I wish there were half stars as options. This premise of the story drew me in, as it's not typically the genre of book I read.

I enjoyed Harold's story. Any questions I had were answered in the Queenie story. I also enjoyed Queenie's story, but I could have used a little less of the sea garden content. I felt it just dragged sometimes, and I found myself rushing to get through those sections. I looked forward to reading about her connection to David, but w
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Alicia Urban
May 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Overwhelmingly

I am at a loss for the right words to express the power of this story. Powerful sad overwhelming real come to mind. The author shows her own depth of sorrow as well as bringing us into the gracious and real life and death reality through those in the hospice. If one takes the time the characters Harold meets on his journey can somehow tie to the dying. They are real and are presented with the many levels found on his journey. Our whole of life's journey is really presented in this
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Jenny
Mar 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Both of these books moved me. Harold, who is kind and gentle man, leaves home to post a letter to an old friend who is dying in an hospice facility 600 miles away. One the way to the post office, Harold decides he can walk to his friend to tell her good bye. She will not die before he reaches her. This trip becomes a journey. Harold 's journey becomes his pilgrimage to save Miss Queenie. On this pilgrimage to save Miss Queenie, Harold touches many people and begins a pilgrimage to save himself, ...more
dana k. mattson
Jan 05, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I want a rock garden by the sea.

Delightful well researched novel. Invoking a myriad of emotions, sadness, happiness, laughter. Memorable characters I feel inspired by all of them .
Elina
Sep 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful book. Very deep, uplifting, emotional, and heartwrenching at times. Highly recommend.
Judie Billingsley
Dec 12, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Really depressing and the characters were hard to like.
Yinan
Oct 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's a book that is unlikely to put down once you started reading, it has nothing to do with religion even though it's called pilgrimage; it's a kind of faith that kept Harold walking 627 miles. It will make you think about life, your past and to look at strangers with brand new perspective. This is my second fav book ever since The Kite Runner. ...more
Margaret Watts
Apr 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Faith is needed.

The book is so wonderfully written. Yes there is nothing new under the sun. If they were real people, how much pain could have been avoided if he knew thr real unconditional love of God. Not Wifts version. Your gifted at telling a story, I wish there was more eternal hope for this couple.
Tracy
Apr 17, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
No page numbers!

This two book bundle revealed two sides to the same story. Each was interesting, and sad in its own way, as two people finally put their lives in perspective. Each seemed a bit longer than it needed to be, which was magnified by a lack of page numbers.
Diane
Sep 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book presents the story from Queenie's perspective. So clever and eye-opening. You need to read the Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry first though. This book seems to be the other bookend to the story. ...more
Kim Aelicks
I loved both of these books.
Sven Zimmermann
Poignant and reflective with a good slice of humour.
Kay
loved it! love and rebirth
Lisa
Nov 26, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
These two books were good. Not my normal genre of book, but I did like both stories.
Kristina
3.5 Stars
Wendy Eckel
May 10, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A sweet story and an interesting protagonist.
Rick
Dec 08, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good story about an ordinary man who takes on a personal challenge (walking from Devon to Scotland) and learns a lot about himself. Recommended.
Mary Kendall
great story of English man's journey ...more
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Rachel Joyce has written over 20 original afternoon plays for BBC Radio 4, and major adaptations for both the Classic Series, Woman's Hour and also a TV drama adaptation for BBC 2. In 2007 she won the Tinniswood Award for best radio play. She moved to writing after a twenty-year career in theatre and television, performing leading roles for the RSC, the Royal National Theatre, The Royal Court, and ...more

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