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Miss Benson’s Beetle

For readers who seek escape, Miss Benson’s Beetle is just right.

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Review of ‘Miss Benson’s Beetle’

Rachel Joyce’s first novel, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (2012), follows main character Harold on an improbable long walk across England as he comes to terms with his failures. Similarly, Miss Benson’s Beetle, Joyce’s fifth novel, tracks main character Margery Benson as she aims to make her own unlikely journey to an island called…

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