Elizabeth Gilbert's book "Eat, Pray, Love" is a global bestseller. This is an autobiographical work about the inner search for a person.
The heroine of the novel finds itself gradually, in the process of traveling around the world.
According to the book the film of the same name was shot.
In 2006, the book of an American writerElizabeth Gilbert "Eat, Pray, Love" is "Eat, Pray, Love". This autobiographical novel immediately became a bestseller. He was translated into many languages, including Russian.
And in 2010, readers were able to see the film, staged according to the book by Ryan Murphy. The main role was played by Julia Roberts. The film, like the book, had considerable success in the US and other countries.
Contents of the book "Is, is it, pray, love"?
The first answer to this question can be found hardlyOpening the book. The annotation says that the main character is called exactly like a writer. She was quite a prosperous, successful woman. But the feeling of dissatisfaction led to the idea that much in her life is wrong, wrong. After a divorce from her husband, Elizabeth tries to find inner balance. As a result, she goes on a journey of a year. She visits Italy, India, Indonesia.
The abstract ends with the words: "There is, pray, love" - this is a book about how you can find joy where you do not expect, and how not to seek happiness where it will not be. A-priory".
The book consists of three parts, each of whichOn 36 chapters. In the Preface, Elizabeth Gilbert compares the structure of his book with the eastern beads. 108 chapters on the search for happiness, like 108 beads in the beads for the repetition of mantras.
In Italy, Elizabeth studiesItalian language and gets acquainted with local cuisine. And gradually it comes to her understanding that you can take a new one without fear, that you can just enjoy every day, enjoy the delicious food, without being afraid to buy extra pounds. Towards the end of the tour of Italy, Liz begins to "see the light at the end of the tunnel," she "gathered herself together in pieces and with the help of innocent pleasures turned into a much more holistic being."
In India, the heroine comes to understand theOwn soul. She lives in the ashram, meditates, meets new people. For four months in the soul of Elizabeth, in fact, much is changing. And ahead - a trip to Indonesia.
In Indonesia, Liz is looking for harmony. The special nature of the island of Bali, the way of life of the Balinese people, their relationship with them, so simple and complex at the same time - everything indicates that the world is harmonious, only to realize this, one must have love in his heart.
Perception of the book "Eat, Pray, Love"
Reviews for Elizabeth Gilbert's book "Eat, Pray,Love "is sometimes directly opposite. Some consider this novel a masterpiece, others see only a tedious narrative. Someone thinks the book is intended exclusively for women, and someone finds that the book is wise, and it can be interesting to different people, regardless of gender.
Among the reviews can be found and those who say that the novel if not turned their own lives, then made a lot to think about.
In fact, each person is unique in its kind. And that's fine. A different attitude to the same work has the right to exist.
The fact that the book has been on for quite some timeLong time was a bestseller, and even now there is interest in it, says that Elizabeth Gilbert has created an extraordinary novel. In any case, the book is written sincerely and in good language, and this is a big plus.