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Rachel Joyce

Biography

Rachel Joyce

Rachel Joyce is the author of the international bestseller THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY. She is also the award-winning writer of more than 20 plays for BBC Radio 4. She started writing after a 20-year acting career, in which she performed leading roles for the Royal Shakespeare Company and won multiple awards. Rachel Joyce lives with her family on a Gloucestershire farm.

Rachel Joyce

Books by Rachel Joyce

by Rachel Joyce - Fiction

Byron Hemmings wakes to a morning that looks like any other. But when he, his mother and his sister leave home, the morning takes an unmistakable turn. In one terrible moment, something completely unexpected happens. While his mother seems not to have noticed, 11-year-old Byron understands that nothing can be the same. Over the days and weeks that follow, Byron’s perfect world is shattered. Unable to trust his parents, he confides in his best friend, and together they concoct a plan.

by Rachel Joyce - Fiction

Harold Fry lives in a small English village with his wife, Maureen, who seems irritated by almost everything he does. But one day, a letter comes for him from a women who he hasn't seen in 20 years. Queenie is dying and writing to say goodbye. Harold decides to walk 600 miles to see her, believing that if he walks, Queenie will live. Thus Harold begins an incredible emotional and physical journey.