Revue de presse
"Stunning… All the stories are immaculate, but the title story is extraordinary… Read and marvel" (Kate Saunders The Times)
"Heart-stopping… Demonstrates her mastery of her craft" (Clare Wigfall Observer)
"Munro is still one of our most fearless explorers of the human being, as she descends, time and again, headlamp on full beam, pickaxe and butter-knife at the ready" (The Times)
"Munro transcends the short form" (Sunday Telegraph)
"Munro's artistry ... recalls the close attention and cool detachment of a psychoanalyst" (Times Literary Supplement)
"Munro is so good that one gropes for superlatives...(her) stories read like short novels; entire lives comprehended in a peripheral glimpse, an uncanny anticipation, a sudden intuition" (Sunday Telegraph)
"Perfect for any lucky person who has not yet discovered her, and a treat for her die-hard fans" (Psychologies)
"Alice Munro is among the major writers of English fiction of our time" (Margaret Atwood)
Présentation de l'éditeur
Spanning her last five collections and bringing together her finest work from the past fifteen years, this new selection of Alice Munro's stories infuses everyday lives with a wealth of nuance and insight.
Beautifully observed and remarkably crafted, written with emotion and empathy, these stories are nothing short of perfection. A masterclass in the genre, from an author who deservedly lays claim to being one of the major fiction writers of our time.