Harold Fry
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  • 1
    The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry | Rachel Joyce

    The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Rachel Joyce
    • Narrated By Jim Broadbent
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1846)
    Performance
    (1335)
    Story
    (1330)

    When Harold Fry nips out one morning to post a letter, leaving his wife hoovering upstairs, he has no idea that he is about to walk from one end of the country to the other. He has no hiking boots or map, let alone a compass, waterproof, or mobile phone. All he knows is that he must keep walking - to save someone else's life.

    Gentle but engaging

    I really enjoyed this story. I was engaged with the narrative from the beginning, and though never thrilling or demanding, it held my attention throu..Show More »

    Reviewed on 17 June 2012 by Ms (Halifax, United Kingdom)
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    The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy | Rachel Joyce

    The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Rachel Joyce
    • Narrated By Celia Imrie
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (412)
    Performance
    (385)
    Story
    (386)

    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 20 years, she will find atonement for the past. As the volunteer points out, 'Even though you've done your travelling, you're starting a new journey, too.'

    A joy to listen to this

    I listened to The Pilgrimage of Harold Fry before listening to this story to remind me of the basis for the story, I loved that book - narrated by the..Show More »

    Reviewed on 06 November 2014 by mollyeyre (Leicestershire UK)