by Gail Honeyman - £8.99 HarperCollins Publishers (2018)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780008172145 | ISBN 10: 0008172145
• Winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2017
• Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018
• No.1 Sunday Times bestseller
• Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon Eleanor 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?
(Price & availability last checked: November 2018)