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Olive Kitteridge At Times Stern, At Other Times Patient, At Times Perceptive, At Other Times In Sad Denial, Olive Kitteridge, A Retired Schoolteacher, Deplores The Changes In Her Little Town Of Crosby, Maine, And In The World At Large, But She Doesn T Always Recognize The Changes In Those Around Her A Lounge Musician Haunted By A Past Romance A Former Student Who Has Lost The Will To Live Olive S Own Adult Child, Who Feels Tyrannized By Her Irrational Sensitivities And Her Husband, Henry, Who Finds His Loyalty To His Marriage Both A Blessing And A CurseAs The Townspeople Grapple With Their Problems, Mild And Dire, Olive Is Brought To A Deeper Understanding Of Herself And Her Life Sometimes Painfully, But Always With Ruthless Honesty Olive Kitteridge Offers Profound Insights Into The Human Condition Its Conflicts, Its Tragedies And Joys, And The Endurance It Requires



10 thoughts on “Olive Kitteridge

  1. says:

    first and foremost, i would like to congratulate myself for finishing this for what i thought would take no than two days to get through it took about a week A WEEK i read the same paragraphs over and over, thinking that perhaps i was missing something something elegant, rumina


  2. says:

    I finished this book a couple of weeks ago and I ve struggled since to find the reasons why Elizabeth Strout s Olive Kitteridge struck me so deeply So let me start by just saying this book was awesome Appreciating the reasons why, however, required from me considerable introsp


  3. says:

    Posted at Shelf InflictedThis is a collection of stories about a group of ordinary people living in a small town in Maine, their joys, sorrows, tragedies and grief, all centered around the main character, Olive Kitteridge Normally, this is the kind of fiction I stay away from I was afraid


  4. says:

    Today s the big day my 500th review for Goodreads Drum roll, please Hmmm No drum roll No compensation No accolades, either Ah, hell I don t care I just want to read and write and read and write and read and write, and almost every review I ve ever written here on Goodreads, from the completely


  5. says:

    This novel is definitely about Olive Kitteridge who she is, who she was, and most importantly, the who that she sees within herself.Her story is told through a series of connected stories friends, neighbours, past students, people she knows in passing It is interesting, and oh, so intriguing, that


  6. says:

    I don t quite understand what the hubbub was about this book it did after all get a Pulitzer and TV show However, I felt that the writing was ok, the narration was interesting, but I never even came close to feeling some sympathy or connection to Olive like I did for Updike s Rabbit Angstrom or, say, Be


  7. says:

    Olive Kitteridge is a Pulitzer Prize winning collection of stories that constitute a novel They are not as closely woven together as the multi generational tales in works by Louise Erdrich, another writer who likes to collect small parts into a larger whole, but Strout has put together a compelling p


  8. says:

    Oh bestill my heart I am not worthy I AM NOT WORTHY How, in the name of all that is holy, does Elizabeth Strout do it I mean, how does she create a book out of a collage of stories, linked by one exceptionally prickly, ornery yet honest character, through writing that is at once complex and invitingly simp


  9. says:

    don t know if it was me being meditative or moody or under the sobering influence of the recession, but i found this absolutely gorgeous book SO DAMN SAD there are, let s see, at least two suicides but it might be three, three deaths but it might be one the death of a very young person , intolerably sad aging folks,


  10. says:

    It s incredibly difficult to find substance in the ordinary This novel in episodes, all revolving around the ever enigmatic Olive, does something extraordinary each tale is so rich with description, so tangible I believe I breathed in the saltiness of the Maine coast, practically that they transcend There is actually nothi


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