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Alice Munro, proficiat

October 13th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Engelse literatuur | Comments Off on Alice Munro, proficiat

Alice Munro, proficiat

Dat Alice Munro de Nobelprijs Literatuur gewonnen heeft is natuurlijk geen nieuws meer. Dit is dan ook geen nieuwssite. Maar het doet me wel plezier. Dit betekent mogelijk een herwaardering van het genre kortverhaal dat veel te dikwijls in de schaduw leeft van de romen. Een andere kanshebber in dit genre was zonder twijfel William […]

Alice Munro, Dear Life

March 13th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Alice Munro, Dear Life

Alice Munro, Dear Life

From the story The Eye:
When I was five years old my parents all of a sudden produced a baby boy, which my mother said was what I had always wanted. Where she got this idea I did not know. She did quite a bit of elaborating on it, all fictitious but hard to counter.

Alice Munro, Carried Away

September 30th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Alice Munro, Carried Away

Carried Away A selection of stories Alice Munro taal: Engels gepubliceerd door: Everyman’s Library gedrukt: 2008 bindwijze: gebonden isbn: 978-1-84159-302-9 pagina’s: 559 verworven via: Amazon

short stories by Truman Capote and Alice Munro

May 19th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Engelse literatuur, English texts | Comments Off on short stories by Truman Capote and Alice Munro

I just read two volumes of short stories. Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Alice Munro’s Too Much Happiness. Both collections contain a rather longish story, or novella, and both gave the name to their respective collection. Of course, Breakfast at Tiffany’s is very well known thanks to the film with the same name, starring […]

Alice Munro, Too Much Happiness

December 25th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Alice Munro, Too Much Happiness

Too Much Happiness Alice Munro taal: Engels gepubliceerd door: Chatto & Windus eerste editie: 2009 gedrukt: 2009 bindwijze: gebonden isbn: 978-0-701-18305-9 pagina’s: 303 verworven via: Maarten



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