Start your review of Eten, bidden, beminnen Write a review Shelves: non-fiction , Wow, this book took me on a roller-coaster ride. Still, for a woman who abandons everything in search of a true spiritual experience, she leaves most of the important questions unanswered. As delightful as the Italy section was to read, I felt like she never really stepped out of herself to understand the country on its own terms and to move beyond the stereotype. Despite it being a bit of a superficial assessment, I have no problem with Gilbert associating Italy with pleasure. There is enough beauty there to warrant it. It was more her interpretation of what it means to open oneself to pleasure that bothered me and seemed very narrow.

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Elizabeth Gilbert " Elizabeth Gilbert was born in Waterbury, Connecticut in , and grew up on a small family Christmas tree farm. From earliest memory, all she ever wanted to do was write. Elizabeth attended New York University, where she studied political science by day and worked on her short stories by night.

After college, she spent several years traveling around the country, working in bars, diners and ranches, collecting experiences to transform into fiction.

She was a three-time finalist for The National Magazine work, and an article she wrote in GQ about her experiences bartending on the Lower East Side eventually became the basis for the movie Coyote Ugly. In , Elizabeth published her first novel, Stern Men a story of brutal territory wars between two remote fishing islands off the coast of Maine which was a New York Times Notable Book.

Elizabeth is best known for her memoir Eat, Pray, Love, which chronicled her journey alone around the world, looking for solace after a difficult divorce. The book was an international bestseller, translated into over thirty languages, with over 7 million copies sold worldwide, and a movie version starring Julia Roberts.

The book became so popular that, in , Time Magazine named Elizabeth as one of the most influential people in the world. Elizabeth Gilbert lives in rural New Jersey with her husband.


Eten, bidden, beminnen

Had er misschien iets meer van verwacht. Wonderschoon door: KarinBezemer op 29 december 2 likes Ik vond het een puur boek. Wat mooi om een jaar eens heel anders te besteden en om zo een diepe wond te genezen. Ik vond vooral het gedeelte over de tijd in India boeiend, een echte levensles.

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Maar in plaats van gelukkig te zijn wordt ze overspoeld door paniek, verdriet en verwarring. Twee jaar later, na een bittere echtscheiding en een hevige depressie, besluit Elizabeth een radicale stap te nemen: ze Drie vrouwen zijn het allesbepalende racisme meer dan zat en besluiten dat de verschillen tussen hen minder belangrijk zijn dan de overeenkomsten. Gedurende vijfendertig jaar worden de meisjes gevolgd op hun levensweg.

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