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
I adored her writing. - Goodreads
But the prose is so good, you won't mind. - Goodreads
What a wonderful writer! - Goodreads
Her writing is fabulous. - Goodreads
What a gifted writer. - Goodreads

Review: Selected Stories, 1968-1994

Κριτική χρηστών  - Signe - Goodreads

Dark, dark, dark. No I don't appreciate these kind of stories, they make me sad, without any lesson learned. I don't mind tragedies, but at least tell them with care, tenderness, and humour. Munro is ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

Review: Selected Stories, 1968-1994

Κριτική χρηστών  - Gretchen - Goodreads

I love love Alice Munro, but this felt like a slog. There are 28 stories, it was just too much. I much prefer a smaller, more curated collection. Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature**

Alice Munro was born in 1931 and is the author of thirteen collections of stories, most recently Dear Life, 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 WHSmith Book Award in the UK, the National Book Critics Circle Award in the US, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Beggar Maid, and has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize 2009 for her overall contribution to fiction on the world stage, and in 2013 she won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, 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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