Secular shelf life This is an easy read by an accomplished writer. Rachel Joyce has written radio-dramas for a number of years and it shows in her writing. She can hold her audience, create character and twist a plot. Secular Shelf Life Sarah Allen THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRYBy Rachel JoyceBlack Swan. 356 pages. £7.99ISBN 978 0 552 778 091 subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.