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Too Much Happiness

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Alice Munro, Too Much Happiness | Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro

Too Much Happiness

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
1709
publisher:
Knopf
genre:
Short Stories, Fiction

We gave it an A

A brand-new collection of short stories from Alice Munro — winner of a Mann Booker Prize — is always a cause for celebration, and Too Much Happiness doesn’t disappoint. It dazzles. The 10 spare, lovely tales are, like all of Munro’s, short on plot and long on revelation, but brimming with emotion and memorable characters. In ”Dimensions,” a mother whose three children were murdered finds some peace by the side of the road at a car accident; in ”Face,” a man born disfigured — his own dad calls him ”a chunk of chopped liver” — reflects on a life of physical misfortune. Munro’s are stories that linger long after you turn the last page. A

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