The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy: A Novella
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
Very disappointed in this book--I LOVED Unlikely Pilgrimage, but this one fell majorly flat for me.
I should start by saying that yes, I did read Harold Fry’s story first, and of course, I loved it. I’m not sure I would have picked this one if I hadn’t, but I need to start with that. I missed all the hoopla when The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry came out, so when I saw this one offered on NetG...
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessey, author, Rachel Joyce; narrator, Celia Imrie The author bills this book as a companion to “The Pilgrimage of Harold Fry”. In that book, Harold is trekking 600 miles across England, trying to reach the bedside of a friend in hospice care. Queenie Hennessy and H...
This the companion book -- the 'answering voice', if you will -- to 'The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry', also by Rachel Joyce. In the former, Harold Fry embarks on a walking journey from the south to the north of England, upon learning that Queenie is dying from a terminal illness. In it, he sen...
Neither a sequel or a prequel to Harold Fry, The Love Song of Queenie Hennessy is instead written from her side of the story rather than Harold's. For me this was the better book, I liked Harold Fry but this one had something more. I loved the parts that were relating events that happened in the hos...