Selected Stories

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Random House, 31 Οκτ 2012 - 432 σελίδες
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**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature**

This first-ever selection of Alice Munro's stories sums up her genius. Her territory is the secrets that cackle beneath the façade of everyday lives, the pain and promises, loves and fears of apparently ordinary men and women whom she renders extraordinary and unforgettable.

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I liked her detailed and careful writing. - Goodreads
She is a good writer. - Goodreads
But the prose is so good, you won't mind. - Goodreads
Interesting characters, plot twists, etc. - Goodreads
I adored her writing. - Goodreads
Unfortunately, this wonderful writer is not for me. - Goodreads

Review: Selected Stories, 1968-1994

Κριτική χρηστών  - Joseph Sverker - Goodreads

I must first of all give credit to the person who compiled these stories. The selection is brilliant and it gives a remarkable overview of Munro's writing. One can really sense a common thread in many ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

Review: Selected Stories, 1968-1994

Κριτική χρηστών  - Drew - Goodreads

It's difficult to find an off-the-cuff phrase that sufficiently describes what Alice Munro does, so I'll not bother with that. She is a story writer that takes short form fiction far beyond its usual ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature**

Winner of the Man Booker International Prize for 2009, Alice Munro is the author of twelve collections of stories, most recently Too Much Happiness, and a novel, Lives of Girls and Women. She has received many awards and prizes, including three of Canada's Governor General's Literary Awards and two Giller Prizes, the Rea Award for the Short Story, the Lannan Literary Award, the W.H. Smith Book Award in the UK, the National Book Critics Circle Award in the US, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Beggar Maid. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, The Paris Review, and other publications, and her collections have been translated into thirteen languages. She lives with her husband in Clinton, Ontario, near Lake Huron in Canada.

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