My Name Is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout

Almost exactly two years ago I read Olive Kitteridge: A Novel in Stories and I liked it a lot. Then I saw a lot of positive reviews of My Name Is Lucy Barton and finally I bought it while in Cambridge few weeks ago. I really like the Penguin edition, the window in the cover is a nice …

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Quotes from Olive Kitteridge: A Novel in Stories – Elizabeth Strout

Olive is special and at the same time she’s like all of us, we’ve all done things we’re not proud of, been mean and even cruel, we all fail to understand what others hold against us. Sometimes we all just get lonely and yet we get on with our life, because what else is there …

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Olive Kitteridge: A Novel in Stories – Elizabeth Strout

Olive is not a nice person. She's a big woman both physically and psychologically. Overwhelming one may say. She has a gentle and kind husband and a troubled son and she towers over both of them. She's the teacher you were afraid of in primary school. The harsh one that once she had an opinion …

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