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Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout

Olive, Again

Elizabeth Strout

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Imprint: Viking
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publication date: 31 Oct 2019
ISBN: 9780241374597

An extraordinary new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning, Number One New York Times bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge and My Name is Lucy Barton 'A superbly gifted storyteller and a craftswoman in a league of her own' Hilary Mantel Olive, 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.

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5 stars out of 5
Alice O'Keeffe
16 Aug 2019

"A most welcome return for the contrary, contradictory Olive who is getting older and frailer but.. remains as brutally honest and endearing as eve"

A most welcome return for the contrary, contradictory Olive (of Pulitzer Prize-winning Olive Kitteridge fame) who is getting older and frailer but—happily for the reader—remains as brutally honest and endearing as ever. Here Olive marries for the second time, to bumptious widower Jack Kennison, a former Harvard academic, and approaches a reconciliation with her estranged son Christopher and his wife Ann, of whom she does not approve.

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