Runaway (Paperback)Alice Munro (author)
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Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 293 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
"Runaway is so good I don't want to talk about it. Quotation can't do the book justice, and neither can synopsis. The way to do it justice is to read it. Read Munro! Read Munro!" -- Jonathan Franzen * New York Times Book Review *
"Millions of words have been spilt in attempts to tell us exactly what it means to be human. In Runaway, Munro performs that very miracle" * The Times *
"A beautiful, echoing collection, and a demonstration of perfected and unflinching form" -- Ali Smith * Scotsman *
"These stories are breathtaking - they leave you winded with their toughness and brilliance" -- Helen Simpson * Guardian *
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“a little let down”
Beautifully written, very easy to read.
However, I just wanted more from the short stories.
A book of short stories which beautifully portray the essance of humanity. Timeless scenarios are plaued out in haunting exactness of reality. With characters, places and situations which anyone can relate or respond... More
Alice Munro writes with such clarity - these are beautifully crafted stories. Following Juliet through three episodes of her life was incredibly poignant, especially as a mother. A must read.
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