In this exhilarating series of interweaving stories, Alice Munro re-creates the evolving bond--one that is both constricting and empowering--between two women in the course of almost forty years.
Spanning almost thirty years and settings that range from big cities to small towns and farmsteads of rural Canada, this magnificent collection brings together twenty-eight stories by a writer of unparalleled wit, generosity, and emotional power. In her Selected Stories, [...]
A collection of stories captures the lives of characters ranging in from childhood and adolescence to old age, including those of two sisters bound together by unrequited loves past and present, a young girl's passion for a barnstorming pilot, and a woman dealing with her [...]
A young soldier, returning to his fiancee from the Second World War, steps off the train before his stop and onto the farm of another woman, beginning a life on the move. This book ends with four powerful pieces, 'autobiographical in feeling', set during the time of [...]
In this collection of Munro's stories, whole lives come into focus through single events or sudden memories that bring the past bubbling up to the surface. And as her characters discover, the past is made up not only of what is remembered, but also what isn't.
In 1818, James Laidlaw left the Edinburgh's Castle Rock and sailed to the new world with his family. This book presents the story of the shepherds from the Ettrick Valley and their descendants who are a Spartan lot, who kept to themselves; showing off was frowned on, and [...]
Features three stories connected into one narrative about Juliet - who escapes from teaching at a girls' school and throws herself into a wild and passionate love match. This work is about the power and betrayals of love, about lost children, and lost chances.
A collection of stories illuminates moments that shape a life, from a dream or a sexual act to simple twists of fate, and is set in the countryside and towns of Lake Huron.
2009 gewann Alice Munro den Man Booker International Prize. Hier liegen nun 10 neue Kurzgeschichten der Autorin vor.A brilliant, compelling collection from the winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2009. A wife and mother, whose spirit has been crushed, finds release [...]
Ten new short works include the stories of a grieving mother who is aided by a surprising source, a woman's response to a humiliating seduction, and a nineteenth-century Russian âemigrâe's winter journey to the Riviera.