Review

The Road to Wellville

by T. C. Boyle



Will Lightbody is a man with a stomach ailment whose only sin is
loving his wife, Eleanor too much. Eleanor is a health nut, and
when in 1907 she journeys to Dr. John Harvey Kellogg's infamous
Battle Creek, Michigan spa to live out the vegetarian ethos, Will
goes too. Truth and fiction are blended in this splendid novel full
of wonderful characters and broad satire.


Reviewed by on January 23, 2011

The Road to Wellville
by T. C. Boyle

  • Publication Date: May 1, 1994
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 476 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
  • ISBN-10: 0140167188
  • ISBN-13: 9780140167184