I think that every book lover should read Ed Lorn’s astounding review.
Every once in awhile, a book will come along that changes how I feel about the fiction I consume. Raises the bar, as it were. Eleanor is one of those books that makes me consider how I’ve rated books in the past. Based on how much I loved this book, I’ve obviously rated some books five stars when they haven’t deserved them. Because this one is now high on my list of the best novels I’ve had the pleasure of reading. Definitely it is in my top ten.
Eleanor takes a detailed and unflinching look at grief and depression and how those bastards affect us and the people around us. There is an explanation for depression in this book that was fascinating. I don’t believe the explanation in a real-world sense, but I believe in this version of it, the one in Gurley’s world, the one he creates in…
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