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free read Anything is Possible review Anything is Possible ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Short story collection Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and othersHere are two sisters one trades self respect for a we Linked stories from Lucy Barton s home town and the people that made up the town First story features Charlie former maintenance man at the school the Barton children attended an elderly man who remembers Lucy and tried to be kind to her though many didn t The Barton s too poor and in fact Lucy s brother Pete still lives alone in the dilapidated house of his youth Charlie makes a point to visit this lonesome and strange man though he has good reason to write the whole family off as you will see when you read this wonderfully thought out novelAll have stories to tell of past and present and they are startling in some of their admissions Stout has a fantastic understanding of the sorrows fears secrets and the many ambiguities that make up the human condition Not only does she understand but that she is able to put them down so succinctly is admirable Her deft hand with dialogue is also a big plus All these stories are interesting some appalling but taken as a whole we garner a pretty good understanding of where Lucy came from and what and who has changed since she leftLucy herself puts in an appearance to visit her brother and sister a visit that has a startling finish Sometimes you can physically leave a place but the scars still linger A short novel but one that contains much Another fantastic offering from this very proficient authorARC from Netgalley and Random HouseRelease date April 25th 2017

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free read Anything is Possible review Anything is Possible ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub R longs for mother love even as she comes to accept her mother’s happiness in a foreign country; and the adult Lucy Barton the heroine of My Name Is Lucy Barton returns to visit her siblings after seventeen years of absen Once again here is another book I read for a Goodreads challenge on audio And it s another one I m going to buy and add to my collection BUT I need to buy the first book Lucy Barton first I had no idea this was the second book in that story line I loved everything about this book as well and the narrator was awesome I absolutely loved it Happy Reading Mel

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free read Anything is Possible review Anything is Possible ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Althy husband while the other finds in the pages of a book a kindred spirit who changes her life The janitor at the local school has his faith tested in an encounter with an isolated man he has come to help; a grown daughte I m between 4 and 45 stars hereI don t know about you but people watching utterly fascinates me It s really amusing to watch the dynamics of families and groups of friends but what s even fun is making up stories about those we see developing a narrative about their relationships challenges and victories It would be great to find out how far from the truth these stories are wouldn t itReading Elizabeth Strout s new collection of linked stories Anything is Possible feels like a cross between people watching and eavesdropping because the stories give you glimpses into people s lives you might not ordinarily get without facing the embarrassing risk of getting caught These stories are beautifully written at times utterly moving and like people watching often truly fascinating and compellingI haven t read Strout s My Name is Lucy Barton but the stories in this collection feature Lucy s small Midwestern hometown of Amgash Illinois and Lucy has a presence in many of the stories and an adult Lucy is a character in one These are stories of people struggling with challenges emotional romantic familial professional even philosophical As Strout says of a character in one of her stories but this applies to most of them Life had simply not been what she thought it would beMy favorites in this collection included The Sign in which an elderly man finds his faith tested after a conversation he has with a troubled man he occasionally looks after Sister where an adult Lucy Barton returns to her hometown and her siblings after being away for nearly 20 years The Hit Thumb Theory about a Vietnam veteran suffering from PTSD who has a dilemma that could radically change the course of his life and he finds a moment s solace in a small bed and breakfast Windmills in which a lonely widow changes her life after reading a book written by someone from her hometown and Snow Blind about a shocking discovery a young actress makes after she has left her family behindThese are not happy well adjusted people in many cases A few of the stories deal with odd sexual situations and at times the characters are uite mean to each other But Strout s talent as a storyteller makes even the somewhat bizarre stories and those with unappealing characters interesting and you want to keep reading themInterestingly enough I ve only read one of Strout s earlier books The Burgess Boys and I didn t like it that much But now I ll definitely need to read of her work because I really found these stories moving and so well written If I had any criticism it s that she uses subseuent stories to advance the plot of previous ones referring to a character and saying Did you hear that so and so did But that was a minor irritation for meI know short stories even linked ones don t appeal to everyone But Anything is Possible feels a little like hanging out a party you spend some time with lots of different people and get the opportunity to hear something about their lives and what makes them tick then you move on But the good news is you don t have to bring an appetizer help clean up or worry how you re going to get home afterward See all of my reviews at


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    free read Anything is Possible Elizabeth Strout ↠ 9 characters read ò E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Elizabeth Strout Firecrackers in my soulSocks knocked off AGAIN My feet are cold but my soul is on fire This collection of stories goes directly to my all time favorites shelf Brilliant just brilliant I can barely sit still just thinking about itI wasn’t super hot to try this collection because even though I gave My Name Is Lucy Barton 4 stars I wasn’t all a gush I had loved its subtle tension and its introspection but I had had sort of a he

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  • Hardcover
  • 254
  • Anything is Possible
  • Elizabeth Strout
  • English
  • 14 April 2018
  • 9780812989403