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The View from Castle Rock

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The View from Castle Rock by Alice Munro
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Jan 08, 2008 | ISBN 9781400077922

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“Masterful. . . . Munro really does know magic: how to summon the spirits and the emotions that animate our lives.” —The Washington Post Book World


“Fascinating. . . . Munro’s powers are at their peak. . . . She continues to charge forward, shining a light on what is most fearsome and true.” —Chicago Tribune


“Exhilarating. . . . [Munro’s] ability to travel into the minds and feelings of people long dead is uncanny.” —The New York Times Book Review


“Revelatory. . . . A work of aching authenticity.” —The Boston Globe

Praise from fellow writers:

“Her work felt revolutionary when I came to it, and it still does.” —Jhumpa Lahiri

“She is one of the handful of writers, some living, most dead, whom I have in mind when I say that fiction is my religion.” —Jonthan Franzen

“The authority she brings to the page is just lovely.” —Elizabeth Strout

“She’s the most savage writer I’ve ever read, also the most tender, the most honest, the most perceptive.” —Jeffery Eugenides

“Alice Munro can move characters through time in a way that no other writer can.”—Julian Barnes

“She is a short-story writer who…reimagined what a story can do.” —Loorie Moore

“There’s probably no one alive who’s better at the craft of the short story.” —Jim Shepard

“A true master of the form.” —Salman Rushdie

“A wonderful writer.” —Joyce Carol Oates 


Man Booker International Prize WINNER 2009

Nobel Prize WINNER 2013

Table Of Contents


Part One / No Advantages
No Advantages
The View from Castle Rock
The Wilds of Morris Township
Working for a Living

Part Two / Home
Lying Under the Apple Tree
Hired Girl
The Ticket
What Do You Want to Know For?


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