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Books by Alice Munro (20)

  • 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** 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.

  • Alice Munro

    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.