The Sunday Times bestseller, Debut Bestseller and Costa First Novel Book Award Winner 2017, and Soon to be a major motion picture . . . An astonishing story that powerfully depicts the loneliness of life, and the simple power of a little kindness...Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live. She leads a simple life and she is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life except, sometimes, everything. One simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself. Now she must learn how to navigate the world while searching for the courage to face the dark corners she's avoided all her life.