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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

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kptinydancer97's review against another edition

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challenging dark emotional hopeful mysterious slow-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.25


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frizzster's review against another edition

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emotional hopeful inspiring reflective medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.75


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lola1229's review

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4.0

Oh, Eleanor.  How did you manage to break my heart worse the second time?!  ❤️‍🩹💔

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annoyedhumanoid's review

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emotional hopeful sad medium-paced
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  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.75

Raymond is the only good man

on a serious note, it was nice to see someone get better.

I took one of my hands in the other, tried to imagine what it would feel like if it was another person’s hand holding mine. There have been times when I felt that I might die of loneliness. People sometimes say they might die of boredom, that they’re dying for a cup of tea, but for me, dying of loneliness is not hyperbole. When I feel like that, my head drops and my shoulders slump and I ache, I physically ache, for human contact—I truly feel that I might tumble to the ground and pass away if someone doesn’t hold me, touch me.

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miekss's review against another edition

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dark funny fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.5

Cleverly written book. The ending left me shocked, left me going back through the book searching for paragraphs to now compare this new knowledge to. 

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veeteegee's review against another edition

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dark hopeful sad
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.25

I originally chose to read this book when I did because it had long been on my TBR list and because of its publication date, it was available to instantly download from my local library. It soon became the book I started reading at night because it was interesting enough to keep my attention when I needed to wind down, but not so enthralling that I would stay up late to get to the next chapter. 

My general feeling about this book is that it, like its title character, is fine. I didn’t feel very strongly about anything I read so I am admittedly surprised by all the fanfare attached to it, but it kept me entertained for long enough to finish. 

Eleanor certainly makes for a challenging protagonist, but at the very least, I appreciated her growth over the course of the novel
Spoiler and I’m glad she was able to find a way to face  the trauma that created the character we as readers were introduced to
Spoiler.

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hazelsnoot's review against another edition

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challenging dark emotional hopeful mysterious sad tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.5


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beccalou's review against another edition

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emotional funny hopeful medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0


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pollyflorence's review against another edition

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dark emotional hopeful reflective sad fast-paced

4.0


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enoemo's review against another edition

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emotional funny hopeful inspiring reflective sad tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

5.0


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