Category Archives: Book review

Pilgrim’s Progress ~ My last and most difficult allegorical review

John Bunyan’s ‘Pilgrim’s Progress‘ was a must read for me having lived in Bedfordshire for most of my adult life. Bunyan haunts the area. There’s The Bunyan Centre, The Bunyan Meeting House, (which houses a wonderful museum reflecting his life and … Continue reading

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Pilgrims and Allegories ~ The Great Divorce by CS Lewis book review

I was recently inspired to read The Great Divorce by CS Lewis for the first time. In my opinion this is an unsung classic of the twentieth century. The story is akin to A Christmas Carol where the hero is … Continue reading

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Pilgrims and Allegories – for children or for adults? – The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis

… a family favourite and such a well known story from the novel, films and more recently dramatised and presented up and down the UK including more recently at The Lyceum in Edinburgh. I loved the story as a child … Continue reading

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Pilgrims and Allegories Jonathan Livingstone Seagull by Richard Bach

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I first read Jonathan Livingstone Seagull at an impressionable age but recently rediscovered it whilst living in Fife a couple of years ago. (I’m back there now but that’s another story.) In my view this little book stands with the GREATS … Continue reading

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Pilgrims and Allegories ~ Book Review ~ The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

BACKGROUND ~ I picked up this gem in the independent bookshop at Ullapool and it is a great read. The sense of distance from the south of England and to the Borders  being far more meaningful to me having driven … Continue reading

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Pilgrims and Allegories ~ Book Review ~ From Hinds Feet to High Places by Hannah Hurnard

FROM HINDS FEET TO HIGH PLACES by HANNAH HURNARD BACKGROUND Something brought this little allegory to mind as I was thinking of pilgrimages and allegories whilst living in Fife and I was excited to find that I could download it … Continue reading

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