Olive, Again: New novel by the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Olive Kitteridge - Kindle edition by Strout, Elizabeth. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com. But will a dark family secret ruin her plans? Find all the books, read about the author, and more. From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, Number One New York Times bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge and My Name is Lucy Barton'A terrific writer' Zadie Smith'A superbly gifted storyteller and a craftswoman in a league of her own' Hilary Mantel 'A novel to treasure' Sunday TimesOlive, Again follows the blunt, contradictory yet deeply loveable Olive Kitteridge as she grows older, navigating the second half of her life as she comes to terms with the changes - sometimes welcome, sometimes not - in her own existence and in those around her.Olive adjusts to her new life with her second husband, challenges her estranged son and his family to accept him, experiences loss and loneliness, witnesses the triumphs and heartbreaks of her friends and neighbours in the small coastal town of Crosby, Maine - and, finally, opens herself to new lessons about life. The way her character is developed makes us, the readers care for her too. I also didn’t like her digs against Trump. . This author has an unswerving ability to show our human contradictions. She had two very, very different husbands. Something went wrong. I wanted to ease into who Olive was, you know, through her husband, because he's so much kinder than she was, I have to have let the reader come into the world in a gentler way… But they're such different men. Join the women of Whisling Island on this thrilling and beautiful chapter of their lives. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 19, 2019. They're living with dignity as much as they possibly can, which is what anybody can do — is live with as much dignity as they can. Red Mountain: A Novel (Red Mountain Chronicles Book 1), Saltwater Cove (Westcott Bay Novel Book 1), Delusions of Love : Stories from the Bottom of the Heart, The Beach House (South Carolina Sunsets Book 1). Not quite the same, linked short story, foremat as the first one by the wonderful Elizabeth Strout, more a continuation through Olive's latter years involving many of the characters we met before. In stock. This redemptive quality in the prose is what made me look forward to my next reading, as for all the varied truths of our human existence, there is this undercurrent of a striving towards love in Olive's downfalls and picking up again. So Lucky: The latest bold, brilliant and funny Sunday Times best selling book from the author of The Cows. Strout won a Pulitzer Prize for her … SHE CREATES A UNIVERSE OF FEELING AND HUMANITY, Reviewed in the United States on June 20, 2019. As hopeless as she is hopeful. Chapter 1 What if you could see the future? Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? You don’t have to have read Olive Kitteridge to appreciate this new offering, but you’ll probably want to. People, period. Better to read Olive Kitteridge first for full enjoyment of this follow up. Prickly, wry, resistant to change yet ruthlessly honest and deeply empathetic, Olive Kitteridge is “a compelling life force” (San Francisco Chronicle). Yvette Benavides can be reached at [email protected]. TPR was founded by and is supported by our community. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 24, 2019. Olive is plain speaking, but has her own blind spots, though honest in hindsight when she can see her own prejudices and self-deception. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. It’s been a decade since Elizabeth Strout won a Pulitzer Prize for her eponymous collection of linked stories about Olive Kitteridge. And I think that's what they're living on. Save 13% on … Email. On writing stories about older characters. Worldwide delivery available. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. RRP £14.99.

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