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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’ by Gail Honeyman ~ A Review

Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Harper Collins (18 May 2017) ISBN-10: 0008172110 ISBN-13: 978-0008172114 Buy in English here Buy in Greek – not yet available If I am to be honest I must say that I picked this up on a whim, partly ’cause of the catchy title & cover blurb, partly ’cause I really enjoy discovering new authors and this happened to be a debut novel. To begin with, it slightly reminded me of Graeme Simsion’s ‘The Rosie Project’ (my review of which can be found here) so things were already off to a great start. While I read on (which really didn’t take long, since I practically devoured this in about a day and a half!), however,  I realised that the only thing the two books had in common after all was the quirky main character angle. I also, quickly and slightly painfully, realised that Eleonor’s story would influence me deeply – in a way that Don’s story never did. Through her, easy going but consistently interesting and vivid, writing Honeyman brings her (few) …