Well done Harold!,
This review is from: The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry (Paperback)
I very much enjoyed this story, as several late bedtimes confirm. What I most loved is the sense of possibilities that one might learn and change in later years - hope for me yet? The exploration of loss and failure is very powerful.
One thing that undermined the realism of what has to be an eccentric tale is that in the very last stage of the pilgrimage Harold seems to have forgotten that only a couple of days earlier he was clearly on the very edge of survival - mentally and physically within a whisker of complete breakdown, and without his spectacles - but then he arrives apparently in good shape, and with a little TLC from his wife is as good as new. The author can't have missed this - was it a case of clumsy editing?