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Isolating with the ex: Lucy by the Sea, by Elizabeth Strout, reviewed

8 October 2022

9:00 AM

8 October 2022

9:00 AM

Lucy by the Sea Elizabeth Strout

Viking, pp.304, 14.99

Elizabeth Strout’s fourth book about Lucy Barton comes on the heels of Oh William!, shortlisted for this year’s Booker Prize. That book tracked Lucy’s growing friendship with her first husband, William, after the death of her second. In Lucy by the Sea, she accompanies William to Maine to ride out the pandemic.

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