Rachel Joyce’s “Perfect”

Were you part of the sales phenomenon of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry? Well, today you get to make a few customers happy with the news that Rachel Joyce’s new novel, Perfect, is available. Here are some tips and tidbits.

Pull your sales history list and give those lovers of Harold Fry a call or send them an e-mail. The pitch? “Once again, Joyce reveals what happens when chaos interrupts unassuming lives.”

Post on social media: “Did you read The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry? Rachel Joyce set her new novel, Perfect, in 1972, the year she was 10. Her initial source of historical information? Her diary!” Or, “We have had 25 Leap Second corrections since the adjustments were implemented in 1972… but 2 occurred during that year. Discover the impact of those seconds in Rachel Joyce’s book, Perfect.”

In addition to penning The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Joyce is the award-winning writer of more than twenty plays for BBC Radio 4. She started writing after a twenty-year acting career, in which she performed leading roles for the Royal Shakespeare Company and won multiple awards. Rachel Joyce lives with her family on a Gloucestershire farm.

Beth Golay

Beth is a reader, writer, marketer and Books & Whatnot founder. Even though she knows better, she's a sucker for a good book cover and will positively swoon if a book is set in appropriate type. @BethGolay