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Book Review: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

A few weeks back (or more) I was visiting the local library with Emma when I noticed this book featured on a prominent entrance shelf. I was drawn to and intrigued by the idea as the book came with a special, The ONE Book bookmark where the back is left blank for people to fill in and return to the library with their impressions. The bookmark had also a couple of links and details for YourHealthInMind website which made me even more intrigued and curious for a nosey. Boy, am I glad I picked it! I have read over 100 books this year but this made the most optimistic and invigorating read I had in absolute ages! An absolute gem of a book centered around the “ordinary” story of a retiree which turns extraordinary by one simple choice: his decision to visit an old friend dying of cancer…Layer upon layer of significance, pain and then redemption and healing are brought upon by Stephen Fry’s spontaneous decision to take a walk across the country to see …