Friend of My Youth
Publish date: September 27th 2007
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Literary Fiction
, Short Stories
, Canadian Literature
"Not my cup of tea" was perhaps the only opinion I had of this book. It started out so promising with the first two stories that I hoped it would continue in the same spirit. After that however the stories grew more monotonous and repetitive for me. I think it's more a matter of the audience. Being ...
Krótkie opowiadania Alice Munro to fenomen nie tylko literackiej natury. Nie odmawiając niczego ani formie, ani treści opowiadanych przez kanadyjską pisarkę opowiadań, warto zwrócić uwagę na ich dość osobliwą popularność wśród polskich czytelników. Długo właściwie zupełnie nieobecna u nas Alice Munr...
Alice Munro's short stories are always a delight to read, and Friend of My Youth is no exception. In almost every collection of hers I have read, there is a line or two of description that makes me start out of my chair and realize, yes, that perfectly describes something I have been feeling.In Hate...
Flaky Genius and I are currently reading this collection and other Munro stories for a class she's taking and the writing is universally great. The only complaint both of us have for Munro is why does every story, almost every single story, have to have someone having an affair. It's interesting and...