Between the Lines Book Club: The Unlikely Journey of Harold Fry

between the lines book club logoOur April book club selection is The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce. You can leave comments about the book here. or attend our meeting at Arden Dimick Library on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:30AM. Coffee and light snacks provided.

The Unlikely Pilgrimage is Joyce’s first novel, and was a finalist for the 2012 Man Booker Prize. It tells of Harold, an ordinary 65-year-old man, who hears that an old friend is in hospice care. He begins walking to her hospice, almost by accident and then as more of a puposeful pilgramage. During the 87 day walk, he reflects on his relationships with family, friends, and the people he meets on the walk.

Here are some reviews:

New York Times

The New Yorker

NPR

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