A detailed portrait of a marriage, family ties and the community of Crosby, Maine. A penetrating, vibrant exploration of the human soul, with all the joys and grief of a painful journey of love.
What sort of town is Crosby?
Why is the book called ‚Olive Kitteridge‘?
How would we characterize Olive? And her husband Henry? And their son Christopher?
How are the themes of loneliness, change and ageing presented?
How does the episodic structure hold together?
Examples of humour? Incidents of psychological insight?
Alex, Chris, Thomas, Sandra and Andrew
Simon and Garfunkel ‚I am a Rock‘, ‚Bridge over Troubled Water‘, and ‚The Sound of Silence‘.