Books by Alice Munro (8)


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Amistad de juventud by Alice Munro ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
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A collection of ten short stories deals with such subjects as a woman haunted by dreams of her dead mother; an adulterous couple; and a widow discovering unpleasant truths about her husband's past.

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Dear Life by Alice Munro EN

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**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** Alice Munro captures the essence of life in her brilliant new collection of stories. Moments of change, chance encounters, the twist of fate that leads a person to a new way of thinking or being: the stories in Dear Life build to form a radiant, indelible portrait of just how dangerous and strange ordinary life can be.

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Friend of my Youth by Alice Munro EN

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Presents a collection of ten stories that convey the unspoken mysteries at the heart of all human experience; from a woman haunted by her dreams of her dead mother to an adulterous couple stepping over the line where the initial excitement ends and the pain begins, and more.

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Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage : Stories by Alice Munro EN

Rating: 4 (4 votes)
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WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013 In the her tenth collection (the title story of which is the basis for the new film Hateship Loveship), Alice Munro achieves new heights, creating narratives that loop and swerve like memory, and conjuring up characters as thorny and contradictory as people we know ourselves. A tough-minded housekeeper jettisons the habits of a lifetime because of a teenager’s practical joke. A college student visiting her brassy, unconventional aunt stumbles on an astonishing secret and its meaning in her own life. An incorrigible philanderer responds with unexpec... continue


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Mi vida querida by Alice Munro ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
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La gran autora canadiense nos sorprende de nuevo con Mi vida querida, una colección de cuentos donde vemos a hombres y mujeres obligados a traficar con la vida sin más recursos que su humanidad. Comienzos, finales, virajes del destino ... y de repente, cuando creíamos que el relato llegaría a su obvia conclusión, Munro nos invita a dar otra vuelta de tuerca que cambia el fluir de los acontecimientos y emociona al lector, mostrando hasta qué punto esa vida cotidiana que tanto nos cansa puede llegar a ser extraordinaria. Cierran el volumen unas páginas que Munro dedica a su propia vida, unas not... continue

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Runaway by Alice Munro EN

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**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** The matchless Munro makes art out of everyday lives in this exquisite short story collection. Here are men and women of wildly different times and circumstances, their lives made vividly palpable by the nuance and empathy of Munro's writing. Runaway is about the power and betrayals of love, about lost children, lost chances. There is pain and desolation beneath the surface, like a needle in the heart, which makes these stories more powerful and compelling than anything she has written before. Winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2009.

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Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
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WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE These are beguiling, provocative stories about manipulative men and the women who outwit them, about destructive marriages and curdled friendships, about mothers and sons, about moments which change or haunt a life. Alice Munro's stories surprise and delight, turning lives into art, expanding our world and shedding light on the strange workings of the human heart.