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Lying Under the Apple Tree Alice Munro

Lying Under the Apple Tree By Alice Munro

Lying Under the Apple Tree by Alice Munro


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Summary

Spanning her last five collections and bringing together her finest work from the past fifteen years, this selection of Alice Munro's stories infuses everyday lives with a wealth of nuance and insight. It is written with emotion and empathy.

Lying Under the Apple Tree Summary

Lying Under the Apple Tree by Alice Munro

`Munro is still one of our most fearless explorers of the human being, as she descends, time and again, headlamp on full beam, pickaxe and butter-knife at the ready' The Times Spanning her last five collections and bringing together her finest work from the past fifteen years, this new selection of Alice Munro's stories infuses everyday lives with a wealth of nuance and insight. Beautifully observed and remarkably crafted, written with emotion and empathy, these stories are nothing short of perfection. A masterclass in the genre, from an author who deservedly lays claim to being one of the major fiction writers of our time.

Lying Under the Apple Tree Reviews

"Munro's insight is oddly uplifting... Cruelty and self-delusion beautifully described" -- William Leith * Evening Standard *
"Stunning... All the stories are immaculate, but the title story is extraordinary... Read and marvel" -- Kate Saunders * The Times *
"Heart-stopping... Demonstrates her mastery of her craft" -- Clare Wigfall * Observer *
"Munro is still one of our most fearless explorers of the human being, as she descends, time and again, headlamp on full beam, pickaxe and butter-knife at the ready" * The Times *
"Munro transcends the short form" * Sunday Telegraph *
"Munro's artistry ... recalls the close attention and cool detachment of a psychoanalyst" * Times Literary Supplement *
"Munro is so good that one gropes for superlatives...(her) stories read like short novels; entire lives comprehended in a peripheral glimpse, an uncanny anticipation, a sudden intuition" * Sunday Telegraph *
"Perfect for any lucky person who has not yet discovered her, and a treat for her die-hard fans" * Psychologies *
"Alice Munro is among the major writers of English fiction of our time" * Margaret Atwood *

About Alice Munro

**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature** Alice Munro was born in 1931 and is the author of thirteen collections of stories, most recently Dear Life, and a novel, Lives of Girls and Women. She has received many awards and prizes, including three of Canada's Governor General's Literary Awards and two Giller Prizes, the Rea Award for the Short Story, the Lannan Literary Award, the WHSmith Book Award in the UK, the National Book Critics Circle Award in the US, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Beggar Maid, and has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize 2009 for her overall contribution to fiction on the world stage, and in 2013 she won the Nobel Prize in Literature. Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Paris Review and other publications, and her collections have been translated into thirteen languages. She lives with her husband in Clinton, Ontario, near Lake Huron in Canada.

Additional information

GOR005701936
9780099593775
0099593777
Lying Under the Apple Tree by Alice Munro
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2014-04-24
448
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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