The Salt Path: The Sunday Times bestseller, shortlisted for the 2018 Costa Biography Award & The Wainwright Prize

July 20, 2019 - Comment

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Anonymous says:

A Fantastic Read I had seen The Salt Path by Raynor Winn in a bookshop in St Ives. It appeared to be a book about her and her husband Moth’s journey along the South West Coast Path. This book is so much more than a guidebook or travel log though. Their journey begins when they discover that Moth is terminally ill and then their home is taken away from them. They find themselves penniless and homeless. With no real options before them, they make the brave decision to walk the 630 miles along the South West…

Anonymous says:

A truly inspiring memoir I bought this wonderful book in hardback edition and included it in my 20 Books Of Summer titles to be read. Unfortunately life got in the way, didn’t complete the challenge but was desperate to read the book. Fans of Wild by Cheryl Strayed might also appreciate this bookThere is a saying that has made its way into popular usage during our times of austerity that we’re only ever one paycheck away from homelessness. The couple featured in this book, through no fault of their own,…

Anonymous says:

Amazing story – but somewhat misleading I finished this book and found it interesting. But half way through I started to find it quite deceptive because the author either has an absolutely incredible memory for minute detail – or she was spending a huge amount of time writing the book as they went on their way – of which there is no mention whatsoever (even though the book purports to record the details of their trip, down to bowel movements).Since the book must have been largely written en route, it’s misleading to…

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