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Olive Kitteridge - Elizabeth Strout
Olive Kitteridge
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3.83 405
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781400062089 (140006208X)
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 270
Edition language: English
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Merle rated it
4.0 Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
This is a lovely collection and a depressing one. Strout is an excellent writer, with a great eye for nuance of character and feeling. But particularly in her short story collections, she seems drawn to quiet, deep sadness, to loneliness and unvoiced pain and marriages that fail their participants. ...
La vita è un libro
La vita è un libro rated it
5.0 Olive Kitteridge
Di solito non leggo raccolte di racconti perché una volta terminato uno, poi passano giorni, a volte anche settimane, prima che riprenda in mano il libro. Questo libro ne contiene quattordici e mi ha accompagnato per quindici giorni; ho più o meno mantenuto il mio obiettivo di leggerne almeno uno a...
BrokenTune rated it
3.5 Olive Kitteridge
Olive Kitteridge is an extraordinary book. I had to read the first story quite a few times to get into the characters and get what Strout wanted to do here. The writing is gorgeous. It must have required considerable effort and discipline to compile the selection of related and yet unrelated stories...
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5.0 Olive Kitteridge
This collection of linked short stories centers around Olive Kitteridge, a retired math teacher and mother of a grown son. The stories examine Olive from every angle. She is the main character in some of them and briefly mentioned in others, but they all show the impact that one woman can have in a ...
Dem rated it
2.0 Olive Kitteridge
2.5 stars Having never read any of Elizabeth Stout Novels I was delighted to get the chance to read Olive Kitteridge.Olive Kitteridge is a combination of 13 stories all set in rural Maine. I was a little concerned that each chapter read as a different story with Olive being the connection between ...
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