The Crossway by Guy Stagg

The Crossway

A BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week' in 2018.In 2013 Guy Stagg made a pilgrimage from Canterbury to Jerusalem. Though a non-believer, he began the journey after suffering several years of mental illness, hoping the ritual would heal him. For ten months he hiked alone on ancient paths, crossing ten countries and more than 5,500 kilometres. The Crossway is an account of this extraordinary adventure.Having left home on New Year’s Day, Stagg climbed ov...


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TitleThe Crossway
ISBN9781509844579
Author
Release DateJun 14th, 2018
PublisherPicador
LanguageEnglish
GenreTravel, Nonfiction
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Reviews The Crossway

  • Laura
    2018-06-15
    From BBC radio 4 - Book of the week:An epic journey, but also an intimate one. After several years of mental illness, Guy Stagg set off one morning, from London, to walk to Canterbury. Ill-prepared and not entirely clear why he was doing this, he nevertheless got there. Exhausted, he lay beneath the Cathedral walls and then decided to continue. A few months later, on New Year's Day, 2013, he set out from Canterbury to follow the paths of the medi...
  • Treakiepop
    2018-06-27
    3.5*
  • Steve Streeter
    2018-07-12
    Thought provoking and reflective .. Guy Stagg opened up his heart and soul to share his journey - a beautiful meditation on pilgrimage
  • Jojo
    2018-07-08
    I always enjoy hearing about activities and events that I believe (or hope) I will never take part in myself. This pleasant account of a pilgrimage fulfilled this want.