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Eleanor Oliphant está perfectamente based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Eleanor Oliphant is a character most people would initially find annoying, but Honeywell evolves her beautifully. Irritatingly logical and profoundly damaged, Oliphant does not see herself clearly. The reader is taken along with her on a journey of self clarity in which we come to care about her and even delight in her triumphs at making friends for the first time. The author, Honeywell, reveals the truth about her upbringing bit by bit, revealing the reasons for her dysfunctional social skills. I felt the plot should have had more obstacles to her development; however, I was drawn into the story easily by Oliphant's complex character and Raymond, her first friend. After the bitter drama of her early childhood, which happened before the present story, her only new difficulty is a failed romance. I look forward to seeing the movie.
This is not my usual read however once I got past the British etiquette of the writing, I found myself increasingly being drawn into this novel and its characters, chapter by chapter. Eleanor Oliphant is quite a unique character although very real and honest; almost child-like. The reader will see how Eleanor develops into herself throughout the story. This is how you, the reader, will slowly, unnoticeably, come to care for Eleanor (as well as Raymond and other characters). Her life holds many secrets that gradually unfold which make the reader hang on until the end. This book is to be absorbed and savored!