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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry


作者  /  Rachel Joyce

出版社 / BLACK SWAN

出版日期 / 2013/01/02

商品語言 / 英文

裝訂 / 平裝

定價 / NT$495

售價 / 79折, NT$ 391

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Recently retired, sweet, emotionally numb Harold Fry is jolted out of his passivity by a letter from Queenie Hennessy, an old friend, who he hasn't heard from in twenty years. She has written to say she is in hospice and wanted to say goodbye. Leaving his tense, bitter wife Maureen to her chores, Harold intends a quick walk to the corner mailbox to post his reply but instead, inspired by a chance encounter, he becomes convinced he must deliver his message in person to Queenie--who is 600 miles away--because as long as he keeps walking, Harold believes that Queenie will not die. So without hiking boots, rain gear, map or cell phone, one of the most endearing characters in current fiction begins his unlikely pilgrimage across the English countryside. Along the way, strangers stir up memories--flashbacks, often painful, from when his marriage was filled with promise and then not, of his inadequacy as a father, and of his shortcomings as a husband. Ironically, his wife Maureen, shocked by her husband's sudden absence, begins to long for his presence. Is it possible for Harold and Maureen to bridge the distance between them? And will Queenie be alive to see Harold arrive at her door?

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.







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誠品26碼 /2681462341009
ISBN 13 /9780552778091
ISBN 10 /0552778095
EAN /9780552778091

頁數384
尺寸19.6X12.6CM
裝訂平裝
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語言英文
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