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Hardcover, 327 pages
Published: May 9th 2017 by Viking – Pamela Dorman Books
Original Title: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
ISBN: 0735220689 (ISBN13: 9780735220683)
Edition Language: English
Characters: Eleanor Oliphant, Raymond Gibbons settingGlasgow, Scotland
Literary Awards: Costa Book Award for First Novel (2017), Audie Award for Fiction (2018), Women’s Prize for Fiction Nominee for Longlist (2018), Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fiction (2017), WHSmith’s Book of the Year (2017)
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 social interactions, 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 on the sidewalk, the three become the kinds of friends who rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And it is Raymond’s big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one.
Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is the smart, warm, and uplifting 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.