Lying Under the Apple Tree (Paperback)Alice Munro (author)
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Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 325 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm
"Stunning... All the stories are immaculate, but the title story is extraordinary... Read and marvel" -- Kate Saunders * The Times *
"Heart-stopping... Demonstrates her mastery of her craft" -- Clare Wigfall * Observer *
"Munro is still one of our most fearless explorers of the human being, as she descends, time and again, headlamp on full beam, pickaxe and butter-knife at the ready" * The Times *
"Munro transcends the short form" * Sunday Telegraph *
"Munro's artistry ... recalls the close attention and cool detachment of a psychoanalyst" * Times Literary Supplement *
"Munro is so good that one gropes for superlatives...(her) stories read like short novels; entire lives comprehended in a peripheral glimpse, an uncanny anticipation, a sudden intuition" * Sunday Telegraph *
"Perfect for any lucky person who has not yet discovered her, and a treat for her die-hard fans" * Psychologies *
"Alice Munro is among the major writers of English fiction of our time" * Margaret Atwood *
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