‘Eat, Pray, Love has been passed from woman to
woman like the secret of life’
Elizabeth Gilbert is in her thirties, settled in a large house with a husband who wants to start a family. But she doesn’t want any of it. A bitter divorce and a rebound fling later, Elizabeth emer battered yet determined to find what she’s been missing.
So begins her quest. In Rome, she indulges herself and gains nearly
two stone. In India, she finds enlightenment through scrubbing temple floors. Finally, in Bali, a toothless medicine man reveals a
new path to peace, leaving her ready to love again.
‘A defining work of memoir’ Sunday Telegraph
‘A writer of incandescent talent’Annie Proulx
‘A word-of-mouth bestseller. As funny as it is wise’ Elle
‘Utterly of the moment … it would be a hard heart that did not
warm to Gilbert’s intimate sharing of everything’ Guardian
‘Fuelled by a mix of intelligence, wit and colloquial exuberance
that is close to irresistible’ New York Times