"Uplifting, funny and delicate" (Jon Stock The Daily Telegraph)
"Wonderful" (Deborah Orr Guardian)
"At times almost unbearably moving." (Sunday Times)
"A brilliant and charming novel: full of comic panache yet acute and poignant." (Spectator)
"Oh, to be a pilgrim in yachting shoes and waxed cotton jacket, fueled only by a sudden burning need to save a dying friend. Harold Fry is infuriating, hilarious, and completely out of his depth, but I held my breath at his every blister and cramp and felt, as if by turning the pages, that I might help his impossible quest succeed. Marvelous!"--Helen Simonson, author of "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand"
"The odyssey of a simple man . . . original, subtle, and touching."--Claire Tomalin, author of "Charles Dickens: A Life"