Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North by Rachel Joyce

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The final novel in the Harold Fry trilogy, this is a heart-stopping story told from the view point of his wife Maureen as she takes her own journey and discovers how to reconnect with the world.

Ten years ago, Harold Fry set off on his epic journey on foot to save a friend. But the story doesn’t end there.
Now his wife, Maureen, has her own pilgrimage to make.
Maureen Fry has settled into the quiet life she now shares with her husband Harold after his iconic walk across England. Now, ten years later, an unexpected message from the North disturbs her equilibrium again, and this time it is Maureen’s turn to make her own journey.

But Maureen is not like Harold. She struggles to bond with strangers, and the landscape she crosses has changed radically. She has little sense of what she’ll find at the end of the road. All she knows is that she must get there.

Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North is a deeply felt, lyrical novel, full of warmth and kindness. Short, exquisite, powerful- it is about love, loss, and how we come to terms with the past in order to understand ourselves and our lives a little better.

About the Author: Rachel Joyce is the author of the Sunday Times and international bestsellers The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy. Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North completes this trilogy. She is also the author of bestsellers Perfect, The Music Shop, Miss Benson’s Beetle and a collection of interlinked short stories, A Snow Garden & Other Stories. Her books have sold over five million copies worldwide and been translated into thirty-six languages.
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book prize and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. It is now a major film starring Jim Broadbent with Penelope Wilton as Maureen. Rachel was awarded the Specsavers National Book Awards ‘New Writer of the Year’ in 2012 and shortlisted for the ‘UK Author of the Year’ award 2014.
Rachel lives with her husband Paul and family near Stroud.

20 Oct 2022

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Readership Level

General (US: Trade)



Publication Date

20 Oct 2022

Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North: From the bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce ISBN 9780857529008

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