Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
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Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert is a life memoir of the author. The book depicts the author’s journey to three different countries in pursuit of different things. She travels to Italy for pleasure (Eat), India for spirituality (Pray) and Indonesia for love. Gilbert had a reasonably happy life for a typical middle-aged women in America. She had a good career, money, and family.
However, she was not happy with her marriage. She realized she had married the wrong person and it resulted in a painful divorce. Later she also had to go through the trauma of a breakup. She was broken and wanted to escape from her current sufferings. She set out on an odd adventure- a journey to three different countries to find out what she was looking in life.
The book is divided into 108 sections or tales as the author calls it. The number 108 represents the number of strands in a prayer bead, something which the author learned while meditating in India. She had dedicated 36 sections to each of the countries visited. Gilbert has detailed her experiences in each of the countries she visited in a vivid and lively manner. Her experiences of finding world’s best pizza in Naples, Italy, her stint in spending time in Indian ashrams and learning meditation and yoga and helping a poor women in Bali are all awe-inspiring.
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert has been written in a brutally honest and candid manner by the author. The author keeps the narrative simple and fluid which ensures that the readers are engaged.
The vividness of writing and the candid humor keeps the narrative from becoming dull which is a strength of the book. The readers will be able to relate with the author’s life experiences and the journey which she undertakes. The book is a must-read for readers of all tastes and categories. It will help provide a fresh perspective to life and tackling life’s problem in a novel manner.