Apr 08, Terri rated it it was amazing. Perfectly constructed stories, at times difficult to read, particularly at the end of this long, gray winter.
Mar 05, Kay Robart rated it it was amazing. Jan 26, Patricia Pagan rated it it was amazing.
Precise, surprising stories that are sometimes comical, sometimes melancholy, and sometimes biting. She's a master of the form. Jun 05, Mallika Soni rated it it was amazing. I am in absolute love with this one. The prose is enchanting and beautiful, to say the least. The narrator's voice is enigmatic and calm. Oct 05, Jan rated it it was amazing. I had read a few of these in other collections, but they're so good, so well-crafted, that a re-read was just a pleasure. If you haven't read her stories before, this is a must.
Dec 19, Maria rated it really liked it Shelves: Alice Munro, we are done. I don't know if there will be a next time. Your stories are exquisite but they make me feel clinically depressed.
Feb 13, Katherine rated it it was amazing. Fantastic, intriguing unusual stories Jan 22, Jill Yesko rated it liked it. Too much white person angst! Mar 22, Ray Ziemer rated it it was amazing. Outstanding stories, no doubt about it.
Apr 07, Lola rated it it was amazing. Fun to read post Nobel. Oct 27, Mary rated it it was amazing. Feb 17, Carrie Waibel rated it it was amazing. I had, unbelievably, never read an Alice Munro story. Mar 23, Hollis Fishelson-holstine rated it it was ok Shelves: While I enjoyed the stories I read, after pages and realizing I still had to go, I decided to forego until a future time.
Oct 13, Nerak rated it really liked it Shelves: Did not finish, had to return it to the library - resume with "The Hired Girl" next time. Jun 26, Robert Knox rated it it was amazing.
A year ago I was recovering from surgery and needed a long book. This collection of stories fit the bill. And if it were twice as long I might still be reading it. All her stories, or almost all of them, feature a young woman brought up somewhere in rural Canada, who knows she's different from the most of the people in her world, and won't be happy unless she tries to do some Alice Munro is a Nobel Prize winner move over, Bob Dylan , but I'd only read her stories occasionally in The New Yorker.
All her stories, or almost all of them, feature a young woman brought up somewhere in rural Canada, who knows she's different from the most of the people in her world, and won't be happy unless she tries to do something in a larger world. Characters run through Toronto a lot. Sometimes they go home again, with a baby, or a husband, or an attitude.
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But you can't go home again. Your parents have changed. Your father, a teacher when you were growing up is now selling vegetables, and is obsessed with a young woman who's 'handy' around the farm. Your mother is halfway to Alsheimer's. They're not what they used to be. Some of the stories begin well before World War II. A man who does not want to be a farmer like everybody else finds he has the knack for raising minks for the fur market and makes a life of it. But his wife turns to be the better marketer. When their daughter returns home, decades later, he's working in a factory instead.
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Sometimes, the stories change up and begin with a young man. He's riding a train Canada is all about trains home to a small town after the war. He gets off the train early on a whim, discovers a decaying old farmstead that needs work, agrees to stay a few days to patch a roof, or fix something else for the woman who lives by herself.
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