This book hit me hard. I’ve had it on my bookshelf for ages, and it’s easy to see why this is so well loved.
Fine what a simple word for such a non simplistic answer as to your well being.
Eleanor is a tough egg to crack and its not surprising to see why, as her story unfolds.
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?