Runaway

Stories

by | Editor: Knopf
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| 9 total contributions of which 8 reviews , 1 quote , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
In Alice Munro’s superb new collection, we find stories about women of all ages and circumstances, their lives made palpable by the subtlety and empathy of this incomparable writer.

The runaway of the title story is a young woman who, though
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Rimanu66
Ha scritto il 10/08/13

Dietro ad esistenze semplici, magari comuni, forse felici e serene, si nascondono inquietudini, solitudini e disastri intimi

sexy
Ha scritto il 30/11/09

Alice Munro, always the best speculator of humanity, of what make you human, with all contradiction and painful little betrayals. The 'Runaway' eponym story is absolute perfection, and the others are pretty close.

nuriape
Ha scritto il 17/11/09

Carver-Chekhov-Munro. In my opinion nobody writes short stories like them. When are they going to give this lady the Nobel? Just because she comes from Canada and not from a troubled country doesn't mean she doesn't deserve it!

Bleedindarklove
Ha scritto il 14/10/08

I really don't like Munro's description of women as really weak, sad, unlucky beings.
I'm not feminist but this is way toooo pessimistic for me!

Hold Your Spin
Ha scritto il 05/05/08

I liked this much more than I expected I would.


The Boy Bands...
Ha scritto il Jan 19, 2017, 18:01
She began to make jokes to Willard. In front of Robin she said, "You know that our girl here has started having mysterious adventures in Stratford? Oh yes. I tell you. Came home smelling of drink and goulash. You know what that smells like? Vomit."
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