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Rachel Joyce - Author


Rachel Joyce has written over 20 original afternoon plays for BBC Radio 4, and major adaptations for both the Classic Series, Woman's Hour and also a TV drama adaptation for BBC 2. In 2007 she won the Tinniswood Award for best radio play. She moved to writing after a twenty-year career in theatre and television, performing leading roles for the RSC, the Royal National Theatre, The Royal Court, and Cheek by Jowl, winning a Time Out Best Actress award and the Sony Silver. This is her first novel. She is currently at work on her second.

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The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy
Rachel Joyce
While Harold Fry was walking up through England with his media circus (The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Henry Fry), Queenie preparing to die, was hanging on for him. This is what she did while she waited in her Catholic hospice....
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2014
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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce
Winner of the Specsavers National Book Awards 'New Writer of the Year' 2012. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012. This is one of those books that you can’t help but fall in love with. Experienced radio playwright...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2013
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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce
Winner of the Specsavers National Book Awards 'New Writer of the Year' 2012. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2012. March...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2012
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Rachel Joyce
Two friends, Byron and James, attend the same private school. In 1972 two seconds were added to time, something to do with a leap year and Earth’s movement. The boys become obsessed with this, Byron even admits to being terrified....
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014
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The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy Or the Letter That Was Never Sent to Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce
While Harold Fry was walking up through England with his media circus (The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Henry Fry), Queenie preparing to die, was hanging on for him. This is what she did while she waited in her Catholic hospice....
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/07/2015
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