The Love of a Good Woman
Publish date: September 26th 1998
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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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...
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...
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 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.