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|title=The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy
|sort=Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy, The
|date=October 2014
|summary=Not a ''Harold Fry'' prequel or sequel but a parallel story, told as an extended deathbed letter from Queenie as she waits for Harold to arrive. The humour-tinged hardship of hospice life alternates with touching vignettes from her past. Better than the original.
Rachel Joyce envisions ''The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy'' not as a prequel or sequel to [[The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce|The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry]] but as a companion volume. Giving Queenie's side of the story through an extended letter she is writing to Harold from St Bernadine's hospice as she awaits his arrival, Joyce gives readers a new perspective on her character's unrequited love for Harold, a surprising friendship she kept up with his son David until his suicide, and her sudden move from Devon to Northumbria, where she lived in a quaint beachside cottage and maintained her sea garden until she became ill with cancer.

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