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Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
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Mar 22, 2012

it was ok
bookshelves: 2012-reads, books-i-got-from-the-library, books-i-didn-t-finish
Read in March, 2012

I can see in some ways why people would enjoy the book.

Olive Kitteridge is a book, or rather, a collection of stories that have Olive as some kind of character in the stories. Typically I don't like this kind of book, however, it had come recommended by others. I enjoy reading stories, and I enjoy reading novels, but I didn't think this really meshed well with the cross over type thing. I think this approach would have been effective on other books I have read recently, like The Vigrants, by Yiyuan Li. I read three of the chapter/stories, I had difficulty maintaining an interest in the story and development of Olive more than where it was set in Maine.
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