The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry

 
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Long-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2012.
 

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An incredibly exciting debut from a wonderful new fiction voice: this is the tender, comic, and utterly captivating story of Harold Fry who takes a walk to save a life and whose journey through England to Scotland will prove life-changing for him, the wife he leaves behind, and the people he meets along the way.
Since his retirement, sixty-two year old Harold Fry has done nothing but mow the lawn, and infuriate his wife by filling in the easy answers on her Telegraph crossword. Then an unexpected letter arrives from a woman he hasn't seen in twenty years who's dying of cancer. Harold realises that sending a reply isn't good enough. He is going to walk; all the way from Devon to Berwick on Tweed. So long as he keeps walking, his friend...  More
 
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A man receives a letter from an old friend who is terminally ill. He walks to the post box to send a reply, but keeps walking. He continues walking across England because he is convinced it will... more
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Harold Fry was sixty five, retired, with his wife of forty five years by his side, but he was so alone, so lonely and sad…for the few months since he had retired, he felt he hadn’t moved from his chair. Maureen cleaned, washed, scrubbed and... more
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Harold Fry has never done the unexpected, having spent the last 65 years living a quiet sheltered life. Retired for the last six months Harold shaves each morning and puts on a tie only to sit in the same chair with nowhere to go as his wife Maureen... more
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