Eat, Pray, Love is a travel memoir by Elizabeth Gilbert chronicling her year-long journey around the world. After divorcing her husband, Gilbert takes a hiatus from work to explore three different countries – Italy for “eating”, India for “praying”, and Indonesia for “loving”. Along the way, she reflects on themes of self-discovery and personal growth.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who enjoys travel memoirs and wishes to explore different cultures.
- The author’s writing is beautiful and descriptive.
- The book inspires readers to travel and explore the world.
- It provides insight into different cultures around the world.
- It can be repetitive
- It’s a bit preachy in parts
- Some of the writing is self-indulgent
Learn more about the author
Elizabeth Gilbert is an American author andEat, Pray, Loveis her most renowned work. The book was published in 2006 and spent 199 weeks on the New York Times Best Sellers list.
“This is a great book. It made me laugh, it made me cry, and I am really glad that I read it.”
“It’s a good thing Eat, Pray, Love is so entertaining, because otherwise I might have been tempted to throttle Elizabeth Gilbert. This self-indulgent tripe had me alternately laughing out loud and grinding my teeth in frustration”
“This is a remarkable book – by turns funny, wise and heartbreaking. Elizabeth Gilbert takes you on an unforgettable journey.”
“This is a beautifully written account of one woman’s spiritual journey around the world. Gilbert is funny, insightful, and open-minded as she explores other cultures and customs in search of herself.”