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Barefoot Pilgrimage by Andrea Corr

Barefoot Pilgrimage

Andrea Corr

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Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 17 Oct 2019
ISBN: 9780008321307

Andrea Corr's Barefoot Pilgrimage is a compelling and honest memoir.

3 stars out of 5
29 Oct 2019

"Her stream-of-consciousness writing switches between the banal and the profound"

Appreciating her fragmentary, evanescent prose style and contrasting observations on life and death demands more concentration than anticipated. Her characterisation is slight, understated and coy. On page 29, she momentarily turns her parents’ early lives into a fairy tale, as if she’s composing an allegorical history for her children. All too often, people disappear from the narrative prematurely, without explanation. Full names are conspicuous by their absence.

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