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Eat Pray Love

AuthorElizabeth Gilbert

NarratorThe Author

Duration12h 50m

CategoriesBiography and Autobiography, Mind, Body and Spirit, Adult Non-Fiction

PublisherBloomsbury

VersionUnabridged

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It's 3 a.m. and Elizabeth Gilbert is sobbing on the bathroom floor. She's in her thirties, she has a husband, a house, they're trying for a baby - and she doesn't want any of it. A bitter divorce and a turbulent love affair later, she emerges battered and bewildered and realises it is time to pursue her own journey in search of three things she has been missing: pleasure, devotion and balance. So she travels to Rome, where she learns Italian from handsome, brown-eyed identical twins and gains twenty-five pounds, an ashram in India, where she finds that enlightenment entails getting up in the middle of the night to scrub the temple floor, and Bali where a toothless medicine man of indeterminate age offers her a new path to peace: simply sit still and smile. And slowly happiness begins to creep up on her. _________________ 'Gilbert's prose is fueled by a mix of intelligence, wit and colloquial exuberance that is close to irresistible' - The New York Times Book Review 'Life changing' - Daily Express 'A meditation on love in its many forms - love of food, language, humanity, God, and most meaningful for Gilbert, love of self' - Los Angeles Times 'If you read one book, this should be it' - Sun 'Everyone who reads it has a new best friend' - The Times _________________

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