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The Love of a Good Woman - Alice Munro
The Love of a Good Woman
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In this collection, Alice Munro takes mainly the lives of women, and brings their hidden desires bubbling to the surface. The love of a good woman is not as pure and virtuous as it seems - as in her title story it can be needy and murderous.
In this collection, Alice Munro takes mainly the lives of women, and brings their hidden desires bubbling to the surface. The love of a good woman is not as pure and virtuous as it seems - as in her title story it can be needy and murderous.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099287865 (0099287862)
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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bookwookiee
bookwookiee rated it
4.0 The Love of a Good Woman
I stutter-started this collection but I knew I would like it so I had to set it aside until I was ready. That happened to be yesterday and I'm very glad I gave it another go. I don't know what I can say about Munro's writing that hasn't already been said. It's eloquent, deliberate, and intimate. Eac...
Tami
Tami rated it
3.0 Brilliant writing. Let me explain why only three stars.
In the end it is quite simple. I didn't enjoy this book very much. It was an excellent book. With a flowing and elegant prose. With clever and heart-breaking observations, with very many different views on love. But what also flowed through all four stories about love was melancholy. I found...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
3.0
I liked it. There were a few stories I didn't care for, but in the main, it was classic Munro and that's a good thing.
I'll think of a damn title later
I'll think of a damn title later rated it
0.0
I had the pleasure of reading "The Children Stay" a few years ago. I would love to read it again and discover more of Alice Munro's treasures.
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