Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014 (Vintage International)

Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014 (Vintage International)


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Here is a variety of Munro’s such a lot complete and powerfully affecting brief fiction from the final twenty years, a significant other quantity to A barren region Station: chosen tales, 1968–1994. those tales surround the fullness of human experience, from the wild excitement of past love (in “Passion”) to the punishing results of  leaving domestic (“Runaway”) or finishing a wedding (“The kids Stay”). And in tales that Munro has defined as “closer to the reality than usual”—”Dear Life,” “Working for a Living,” and “Home”—we glimpse the author’s personal existence.
       Subtly honed together with her hallmark precision, grace, and compassion, those tales remove darkness from the quotidian but amazing particularities within the lives of guys and ladies, mom and dad and youngsters, acquaintances and fanatics as they detect intercourse, fall in love, half, quarrel, endure defeat, trigger into the unknown, or be able to be within the world.

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