'Alice Munro's stories are miraculous.' Sunday Times
'No one else can - or should be allowed to - write like the great Alice Munro.' Julian Barnes
'She sets down the pains and pleasures of living in a spare, singing prose, not a word wasted.' Daily Telegraph
'Read not more than one of her stories a day, and allow them to work their spell: they are made to last.' Observer
'She's the most savage writer I've ever read, also the most tender, the most honest, the most perceptive.' Jeffrey Eugenides
Closing date: 04/07/2018
'She sets down the pains and pleasures of living in a spare, singing prose, not a word wasted .'
'Munro is so good one gropes for superlatives.'
'Alice Munro has a strong claim to being the best fiction writer now working in North America.'
- Jonathan Franzen
'Alice Munro is among the major writers of English fiction of our time.'
- Margaret Atwood
Publication date: 27/11/2014
|Publication date:||27th November 2014|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Shorter Reads,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Short stories,|
Alice Munro is the author of The Beggar Maid (shortlisted for the Booker Prize) a novel and several outstanding collections of stories, including Open Secrets (winner of the WHSmith Literary Award), and Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage. Her work appears regularly in The New Yorker and she is a winner of the Giller Prize and the Governor General's Prize in her native Canada. She was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature.More About Alice Munro