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Ellinor's Litventures

This blog is about my literary adventures in different genres. I like variety in my reading and will read books from most genres but particulary book with some literary merit.

Dear Life: Stories - Alice Munro

Short Stories are not my favourite genre. Usually once I'm into the story it is already over again. There are only very few exceptions to this rule. Sometimes a story is better kept short and the rest left to the reader's imagination.
In this collection there were several of the latter type which made me rate it 4 stars. If Goodreads had a system for half stars it would only have been 3.5. There were some stories I liked a lot (Amundsen, In sight of the lake, Night, Dear Life), others that were good but not my favourites, but also a few I didn't like or didn't care much for (To reach Japan, Train).
I definitely want to read more of Munro's writing now because one thing is sure (even from the stories I didn't like): she's an excellent writer
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