Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Anything is Possible is the sequel to My Name is Lucy Barton and is read as short stories. In these unforgettable wise, simple and gracefully told short stories we learn more of the siblings and neighbours known to us from My Name is Lucy Barton as they share gossip, judgement and their sadness and disappointments. I found My Name is Lucy Barton to be more of quieter story while Anything is Possible felt a bit louder with more things said as we learn the characters stories of disappointments. I found there is a gift here in these stories as I learned the wisdom and saw the forgiveness in the silence of things that were left unsaid.
These stunning short stories and characters reminded me that with a little kindness and compassion Anything is Possible. I highly recommend.
2 thoughts on “Thoughts by Brenda: Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout”
Nice, Brenda! I would probably enjoy these two books.
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Thank you, Christine! I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!
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