Olive Kitteridge (Olive Kitteridge, #1)

Recommended by Alina Varlanuta, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #24 in Pulitzer Prize, Ranked #57 in Short Storiessee more rankings.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Olive Kitteridge offers profound insights into the human condition – its conflicts, its tragedies and joys, and the endurance it requires.

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...

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Alina Varlanuta I don’t have [a favourite book]. But I do have favourite characters: The flawed and broken Olive Kitteridge assembled by Elizabeth Strout.  (Source)

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