These are stories in which women are central. They are about lovers found and lovers lost but lodged still in the subconscious, about secrets that change lives, about people whose histories are opening out or coming to an end. Their power accumulates layer by layer as time and reality shift, identities become uncertain, truths surface. A heart patient on a trip to her doctor on a hot summer''s day has a revelation about the lasting power of an old love. A long-hidden secret sticks in the..
A woman haunted by dreams of her dead mother. An adulterous couple stepping over the line where the initial excitement ends and the pain begins. A widow visiting a Scottish..Описание
With an introduction by Karen Thompson Walker The internationally bestselling novel that inspired the acclaimed film directed by Peter Jackson. My name was Salmon, like the..Описание
In these stories lives come into focus through single events or sudden memories which bring the past bubbling to the surface. The past, as Alice Munro''s characters discover, is..Подробнее
The only novel from best-selling author Alice Munro, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Catching frogs, grazing knees, singing songs to save England from Hitler - that was..Описание