Albert Camus' portrayal of a man confronting the absurdity of human life became a classic. Yet it is also a book filled with quiet joy in the physical world, and this new translation sensitively renders the subtleties and dreamlike atmosphere of The Outsider.
'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
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.