Something I've Been Meaning To Tell You
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Something I've Been Meaning To Tell You

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A remarkable early collection of stories by Alice Munro, the bestselling author of Dear Life, and one of the greatest fiction writers of our time.

`Alice Munro's stories are miraculous'
Sunday Times

`No one else can - or should be allowed to - write like the great Alice Munro'
Julian Barnes

`She sets down the pains and pleasures of living in a spare, singing prose, not a word wasted'
Daily Telegraph

`Read not more than one of her stories a day, and allow them to work their spell: they are made to last'
Observer

`She's the most savage writer I've ever read, also the most tender, the most honest, the most perceptive'
Jeffrey Eugenides
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 19mm | 213g
  • VINTAGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1784700894
  • 9781784700898
  • 333,265

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"Alice Munro is among the major writers of English fiction of our time"
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"She sets down the pains and pleasures of living in a spare, singing prose, not a word wasted" * Daily Telegraph * "Munro is so good one gropes for superlatives" * Daily Telegraph * "Alice Munro has a strong claim to being the best fiction writer now working in North America" -- Jonathan Franzen "Alice Munro is among the major writers of English fiction of our time" -- Margaret Atwood
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About Alice Munro

**Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature**

Alice Munro was born in 1931 and is the author of thirteen collections of stories, most recently Dear Life, and a novel, Lives of Girls and Women. She has received many awards and prizes, including three of Canada's Governor General's Literary Awards and two Giller Prizes, the Rea Award for the Short Story, the Lannan Literary Award, the WHSmith Book Award in the UK, the National Book Critics Circle Award in the US, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Beggar Maid, and has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize 2009 for her overall contribution to fiction on the world stage, and in 2013 she won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Paris Review and other publications, and her collections have been translated into thirteen languages.

She lives with her husband in Clinton, Ontario, near Lake Huron in Canada.
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