The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy (Harold Fry, #2)

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  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy (Harold Fry, #2)
  • Rachel Joyce
  • English
  • 24 August 2017
  • 0857522760

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The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy (Harold Fry, #2) From the author of the 2 million copy, worldwide bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, an exquisite, funny and heartrending parallel story.When Queenie Hennessy discovers that Harold Fry is walking the length of England to save her, and all she has to do is wait, she is shocked Her note to him had explained she was dying from cancer How can she wait A new volunteer at the hospice suggests that Queenie should write a second letter only this time she must tell Harold the truth Composing this letter, the volunteer promises, will ensure Queenie hangs on It will also atone for the secrets of the past As the volunteer points out, It isn t Harold who is saving you It is you, saving Harold Fry This is that letter A letter that was never sent Told in simple, emotionally honest prose, with a mischievous bite, this is a novella about a woman who falls in love but chooses not to claim it It is about friendship and kindness as well as the small victories that pass unrecorded It is about the truth and the significance the gentle heroism of a life lived alone.Queenie thought her first letter would be the end of the story She was wrong It was just the beginning Best Read eBook The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy (Harold Fry, #2) By Rachel Joyce – passionbusiness.co.uk

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8 thoughts on “The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy (Harold Fry, #2)

  1. Angela M says:

    While I was reading The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, I often wondered about who Queenie Hennessy really was and why Harold Fry would make a trek walking hundreds of miles to see her before she dies Rachel Joyce in this novel has answered all of the questions I had about Queenie and I now know that she was worth every mile that Harold walked and then some.Queenie is in a hospice spending her last days writing a letter to a man she worked with at a brewery in an English town At the same While I was reading The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, I often wondered about who Queenie Hennessy really was and why Harold Fry would make a trek walking hundreds of miles to see her before she dies Rachel Joyce in this novel has answered all of the questions I had about Queenie and I now know that she was worth every mile that Harold walked and then some.Queenie is in a hospice spending her last days writing a letter to a man she worked with at a brewery in an English town At the same time, that man , Harold Fry is on a walking journey to see her before she dies We learn so much about Queenie in her letter about her childhood, her days at the university where she studied the classics , her losses , her time working with Harold and how she spent her days after leaving , living in a beach house and tending her beloved sea garden There should be nothing light about this story A dying woman is in hospice writin...

  2. Jaline says:

    In The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry , Harold believes that if he walks from his home on the South coast of England to where Queenie Hennessy is in a hospice on the North coast of England, he will be able to save her And there is a reason he wants to save her.In The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy , Queenie is on her own pilgrimage while in the hospice She is reviewing her life, and particularly the years since she met Harold Fry at work he says in the stationary cabinet, while she s In The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry , Harold believes that if he walks from his home on the South coast of England to where Queenie Hennessy is in a hospice on the North coast of England, he will be able to save her And there is a reason he wants to save her.In The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy , Queenie is on her own pilgrimage while in the hospice She is reviewing her life, and particularly the years since she met Harold Fry at work he says in the stationary cabinet, while she says it was in the canteen For twenty four years Queenie has quietly and secretly loved Harold and she is intent on writing out her story in a long letter to him There are parts of her story she feels compelled to tell Harold about.Queenie is offered assistance in her mission by Sister Mary Inconnue Queenie can no longer speak as they had to remo...

  3. Phrynne says:

    I actually enjoyed this eventhan The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry At first I was not so sure because Queenie came across as a very insipid and needy person and I wondered how she was going to sustain a whole book But then the story moved into the hospice and up popped all these marvellous characters I ended up enjoying the parts of the story about the hospice muchthan the parts relating to her past life and Harold Fry The author achieved a remarkable balance between happy an I actually enjoyed this eventhan The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry At first I was not so sure because Queenie came across as a very insipid and needy person and I wondered how she was going to sustain a whole book But then the story moved into the hospice and up popped all these marvellous characters I ended up enjoying the parts of the story about the hospice muchthan ...

  4. Diane Barnes says:

    As much as I loved The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, I liked this one evenBoth of these books contain the stories of ordinary lives, made extraordinary because of the actions of the characters to connect with others Harold s story was his walking 600 miles to see Queenie before she died Queenie s story was about her wait for him in the hospice, to stay alive until he arrived Along the way, we get both their histories.Waiting with Queenie are the other dying patients at the hospice As much as I loved The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, I liked this one evenBoth of these books contain the stories of ordinary lives, made extraordinary because of the actions of the characters to connect with others Harold s story was his walking 600 miles to see Queenie before she died Queenie s story was about her wait for him in the hospice, to stay alive until he arrived Along the way, we get both their histories.Waiting with Queenie are the other dying patients at the hospice and the gentle nuns who care for them Harold s postcards sent from the road give them all a small measure of hope, that they too can hang on to await his arrival Where we get Harold s story from his thoughts and encounters along the road, Queenie relates her history in a letter to Harold, since she can no longer speak because of her tumor We know from the first book that Harold gets to Queenie just before she dies, but there is a surprising twis...

  5. Sandy *The world could end while I was reading and I would never notice* says:

    EXCERPT Your letter arrived this morning We were in the dayroom for morning activities Everyone was asleep.Sister Lucy, who is the youngest nun volunteering in the hospice, asked if anyone would like to help with her new jigsaw Nobody answered Scrabble she said.Nobody stirred How about Mousetrap said Sister Lucy That s a lovely game I was in a chair by the window Outside, the winter evergreens flapped and shivered One lone seagull balanced in the sky Hangman said Sister Lucy EXCERPT Your letter arrived this morning We were in the dayroom for morning activities Everyone was asleep.Sister Lucy, who is the youngest nun volunteering in the hospice, asked if anyone would like to help with her new jigsaw Nobody answered Scrabble she said.Nobody stirred How about Mousetrap said Sister Lucy That s a lovely game I was in a chair by the window Outside, the winter evergreens flapped and shivered One lone seagull balanced in the sky Hangman said Sister Lucy Anyone A patient nodded, and Sister Lucy fetched paper By the time she d got sorted, pens and a glass of water and so on, he was dozing again.Life is different for me at the hospice The colors, the smells, the way a day passes Bu...

  6. Rebecca says:

    Not a Harold Fry prequel or sequel but a parallel story, told in Queenie s first person narration as an extended deathbed letter as she waits for Harold to arrive The humor tinged hardship of hospice life alternates with touching vignettes from her past Better than the originalinventive, allusive and intimate.When I saw Joyce speak at the 2014 Hungerford Literary Festival, she mentioned that she wrote Harold Fry and Queenie Hennessy simultaneously, emphasizing the idea that these two Not a Harold Fry prequel or sequel but a parallel story, told in Queenie s first person narration as an extended deathbed letter as she waits for Harold to arrive The humor tinged hardship of hospice life alternates with touching vignettes from her past Better than the originalinventive, allusive and intimate.When I saw Joyce speak at the 2014 Hungerford Literary Festival, she mentioned that she...

  7. Dale Harcombe says:

    This is my last read of 2015While Harold Fry is walking through England and Queenie is trying to hold on and wait till he arrives before she dies, she writes him a letter confessing secrets hidden for twenty years I liked reading Queenie s story and about her unrequited love for Harold I liked the interaction between her and David, Harold s son, though I don t think I d have been as generous as she was I loved reading about her sea garden The writing is beautiful, especially the description This is my last read of 2015While Harold Fry is walking through England and Queenie is trying to hold on and wait till he arrives before she dies, she writes him a letter confessing secrets hidden for twenty years I liked reading Queenie s story and about her unrequited love for Harold I liked the interaction between her and David, Harold s son, though I don t think I d have been as generous as she was I loved reading about her sea garden The writing is beautiful, especially the description of the Northumberland Coast I sat with my suitcase, and while I ate the bread and drank the water I gazed out over the bay The sun was high and threw stars at the sea The air...

  8. Kevin Ansbro says:

    Dear Harold,This may come to you as some surprise I know it is a long time since we last met, but recently I have been thinking about the past Last year I had an operation on a tumour, but the cancer has spread and there is nothing left to be done I still think of you with fondness If you loved The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, as I undoubtedly did, then this is the companion book, to be read just as soon as you have put that book down and composed yourself.That said, it took me three Dear Harold,This may come to you as some surprise I know it is a long time since we last met, but recently I have been thinking about the past Last year I had an operation on a tumour, but the cancer has spread and there is nothing left to be done I still think of you with fondness If you loved The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, as I undoubtedly did, then this is the companion book, to be read just as soon as you have put that book down and composed yourself.That said, it took me three months after reading the first book to get to this, even though it was blowing me kisses from a ...