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 »ghout and made me look forward to my next chance to listen. The story was sometimes soothing, sometimes moving, always interesting and overall an uplifting read (I wish there were more of these!).
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 » fabulous Jim Broadbent, and this book read by Celia Imrie kept up the standard. It was a delight to be able to slot the incidents from Harold's journey into this book, seen from the other side. Celia Imrie did it proud, I loved the story, laughed and cried with Queenie, got cross on her behalf when she was 'taken for a ride', but loved her personality and character. I hadn't discovered Rachel Joyce prior to my introduction to Harold Fry, and now feel that I would like to find more by this author. This is a superb 'duet' of stories that has left me pondering and thinking about the characters long after I have pressed the 'off' button.