The Sunday Times bestseller‘Funny, touching and unpredictable' Jojo MoyesEleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive – but not how to live Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend.Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, sometimes, everything.One simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself. Now she must learn how to navigate the world that everyone else seems to take for granted – while searching for the courage to face the dark corners she's avoided all her life.Change can be good. Change can be bad. But surely any change is better than… fine?An astonishing story that powerfully depicts the loneliness of life, and the simple power of a little kindness
- Publication Date:
- 19 / 03 / 2018
- 129 x 198mm
Never have I come across such a memorable and unique character in modern fiction as Eleanor Oliphant.
Eleanor leads a simple life and is a creature of habit. She is happy, but something seems to be missing from her life.
A very original story that is funny, sad and thought provoking that speaks to the power of how a little kindness can help overcome anything, especially lonliness. - Joanne (QBD)
Eleanor is completely fine and completely alone. But everything is about to change when a small act of kindness disrupts Eleanor’s regimented life. The writing style is unique and powerful with a real sensitivity to the human experience. This book at its core demonstrates how small acts of kindness can have an immeasurable impact. If everybody read this book the world would be a better place. - Orah (QBD)