Selected Stories of Alice Munro, 1968-1994 - Alice Munro

Selected Stories of Alice Munro, 1968-1994

By Alice Munro

  • Release Date: 1996-10-08
  • Genre: Short Stories
5 Score: 5 (From 9 Ratings)


NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • Twenty-eight “heart-stopping [and] utterly beautiful” (Newsday) stories that locate moments of love and betrayal, desire and forgiveness, from Nobel Prize–winning author Alice Munro

“Her stories are like few others. One must go back to Tolstoy and Chekhov . . . for comparable largeness.”—John Updike, The New York Times Book Review

A traveling salesperson during the Depression takes his children with him on an impromptu visit to a former girlfriend. A poor girl steels herself to marry a rich fiancé she can’t quite manage to love. An abandoned woman tries to choose between opposing pleasures of seduction and solitude.
To read these stories is to succumb to the spell of a true narrative sorcerer, a writer who enchants her readers utterly even as she restores them to their truest selves.