Rosie’s Book Review Team #RBRT Alison reviews How To Climb The Eiffel Tower by Elizabeth Hein

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Today’s book review comes from Alison, she blogs at http://alisonwilliamswriting.wordpress.com/

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Alison chose to read and review  How to Climb the Eiffel Tower by Elizabeth Hein

How To Climb The Eiffel Tower by Elizabeth Hein How To Climb The Eiffel Tower by Elizabeth Hein

How to Climb the Eiffel Tower

An uplifting, enjoyable read.

Lara is 29 and lives a solitary, friendless life, working, going to the gym and eating takeout every night. Then she is diagnosed with cervical cancer and her life is changed, but in surprisingly positive ways.

This book is harrowing at times, as Lara’s background story is revealed and the reasons for her fear of people become clear. But watching her finally make friends and finally live is really rewarding and a pleasure to read.

Her relationship with Jane is a stand out of the story and the kindness of Vanessa is heart-warming. But this book isn’t soppy or sentimental; neither is it preachy. It is…

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