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Amy and Isabelle - Elizabeth Strout What a thoroughly depressing book. Elizabeth Strout is competent and some descriptions in the novel were perfect, so it isn't that it's badly written, just oh my god I never want to read this again. I'm sure I'm supposed to get a message of hope and find that friendship comes from the corners you least expect it to be lurking in or something but I just want to get the time I spent on Amy and Isabelle back.

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