Publish date: July 4th 2008
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 270
Edition language: English
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
Olive Kitteridge has been added to my very small list of favorite fictional characters. This is a brilliant character study told with deep empathy, totally my thing. One word to the wise: This is not a "feel good" novel. If you have a problem reading about people are depressed, stay away.
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