The Salt Path - Raynor Winn

Raynor Winn

The Salt Path
2018, 288 p.

The Salt Path is the story of author Raynor Winns remarkable journey walking the South-West Coast Path with her husband Moth. Just as their home and livelihood are taken away from them, the couple find out that Moth is suffering from an incurable illness. Against all advice, and with all their belongings in their backpacks, they start their journey from Somerset to Cornwall, trying to survive with barely any money. Even though this book is non-fiction, it is written in a way that reads like a novel. Knowing that these are real-life events makes the story intriguing and heartbreaking, and at the same time inspirational and empowering. It gives a beautiful insight into the way every person deals differently with hardships they encounter.