Moving, ribald and semi-autobiographical, Lives of Girls and Women is the only novel from Alice Munro, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** A remarkable early collection of stories by Alice Munro, the bestselling author of Dear Life, and one of the greatest fiction writers of our time.
**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** NEW SELECTED STORIES BY THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF DEAR LIFE
**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** The brilliant new collection of stories by the winner of the 2009 Man Booker International Prize
A destabilising appointment leads to a strange journey home
A story about what can pass us by when we harden ourselves to the past and the people that populate it.
A story of a married couple and the aftermath of death
A woman experiences the changing obligations of married life and discovers it's not hard to justify a desired trespass.
An elopement provides a younger step-sister with an eye-opening insight into relationships.
Former friends are reunited in difficult and surprising circumstances
A story about the caprices of the mind: when conscious efforts to preserve memories are shown to be unreliable.
A new selection of Alice Munro's short stories spanning her last five collections: The Love of a Good Woman; Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage; Runaway; The View from Castle Rock; and Too Much Happiness, which brings together her finest work from the past fifteen years.
A brilliant, compelling new collection from one of the world's greatest living short-story writers, and winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2009.
The stories in Carried Away - hand-picked by the author herself - span a quarter of a century of the career of Alice Munro, repeatedly hailed as one of the greatest living writers of short fiction.
Munro is a magician with words, but also with layers of life and emotion.
'The greatest living short story writer' A. S. Byatt, Sunday Times
In this perfect new collection, each of Alice Munro's glorious stories is as satisfying and richly crafted as a novel.
'It is a collection that attests, once again, to Ms Munro's complete fluency in the short-story form, her emergence as one of the most eloquent and gifted writers of contemporary fiction... This is a wonderful collection of stories, beautifully written and deeply felt.' New York Times
These dazzling and utterly satisfying stories explore varieties and degrees of love - filial, platonic, sexual, parental and imagined - in the lives of apparently ordinary folk. In fact, Munro's characters pulse with idiosyncratic life. Under the polished surface of these unsentimental dispatches from the small-town and rural front lies a strong undertow of violence and sexuality, repressed until something snaps, with extraordinary force in some of the stories, sadly and strangely in others.