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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine - Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

Author Gail Honeyman

  • Published: 2017-05-09
  • Category: Fiction & Literature
4.5 Stars
From 52 Customers Review
Price: $11.99


Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon

Named a
New York Times 2017 "Books to Breeze Through This Summer"

Winner of the 2018 Costa First Novel Award

No one's ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine.

Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding unnecessary human contact, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy.
     But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen, the three rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. Ultimately, it is Raymond's big heart that will help Eleanor find the way to repairing her own profoundly damaged one. And if she does, she'll learn that she, too, is capable of finding friendship—and even love—after all.
     Smart, warm, uplifting, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes the only way to survive is to open your heart.

Top Customer Reviews

  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

    From Scorp1029ca
    The story started off very slowly for me and I was wondering if I really wanted to continue. I am so glad I did - the more I read the more it pulled me in to her life. Such a great character - actually I quite liked all of her characters. Anyway, I look forward to reading more from this author.