Olive Kitteridge isn't kind. She's not magnanimous, and she's not particularly happy with the world. In fact, as OLIVE KITTERIDGE goes on, this being a "novel in stories," it's pretty clear that she has sufferred a great loss in her life and that that loss is bearing down on her like a mountain of pain. Elizabeth Strout, bestselling author of AMY AND ISABELLE and ABIDE WITH ME, finds a throughline in the later parts of Olive's life in which she learns more than she bargained for about the price of love and of life, and the painful freedom of death.
Married to Henry and with a son, Chri