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Olive Kitteridge by Emma Stout contains spoilers

The life of Olive Kitteridge from middle age onwards,  is told as series of chronological snapshots, therefore in this sense it is a novel. However, Each chapter can also be viewed as a separate short story about the community that Olive lives in. 3,188 more words


Olive Kitteridge (2014)

Recent am văzut mini-serialul Olive Kitteridge, producție HBO cu 4 episoade care prezintă viața protagonistei de-a lungul a 25 de ani.

Olive Kitteridge trăiește într-un orășel aparent monoton și totodată este locul în care oamenii își trăiesc zbuciumul interior, dezamăgirile, pasiunile. 277 more words


Small-Town Locations, Rocky Coastline, Tempting Seafood Supplement Maine’s Wage Rebate

Producers considering locations for projects portraying small-town life, rugged seacoasts, or fiercely independent people can look to Maine, which has those attributes in abundance – on top of its attractive 10% – 12% wage rebate. 204 more words


Tips for Reading Olive Kitteridge by Emma Strout

  1. Read physical book rather than kindle edition. It seems the book is more suited to kindle particularly as apparently someone at my book club got confused because, it was not clear where the book ended and the abstract from next book started.
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Where should we draw the line between TV and film?

Last week, I finally caught up with HBO’s celebrated 2014 mini-series Olive Kitteridge. Adapted from Elizabeth Strout’s novel of the same name and told over an expansive four-hour runtime, it’s broken into four parts that align with its somewhat episodic “chapter” structure. 971 more words


Between the Pages: Olive Kitteridge (Elizabeth Strout)

Olive Kitteridge, a deeply empathic and human novel, strives to commeasure human tendencies and social attitudes.

The novel is divided into around ten chapters, each involving different characters but all revolving around one woman, Olive Kitteridge, a stubborn, middle-aged woman who doesn’t exactly like the changes she witnesses in her small town. 1,059 more words


Favorite Quote Friday -- from Maine (Elizabeth Strout)

Mornings used to be his favorite, as though the world were his secret.

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout