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September 16, 2018: On the acknowledgments page in her new novel, The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers (and Their Muses), author Terri-Lynne DeFino writes, “Though she has no idea who I am, and likely never will, I feel the need to thank Dame Helen Mirren, whose brilliant catalog of work gave Olivia life, breath, and heart.” Like DeFino, I can’t introduce you to Mirren, but I can introduce you to Olivia, one of the stars of The Bar Harbor Retirement Home, which—well, lookee here—I review in today’s Portland Press Herald.