Too Much Happiness


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Brilliantly paced, lit with sparks of danger and underlying menace, these are dazzling, provocative stories about Svengali men, and radical women who outmanoeuvre them, about destructive marriages and curdled friendships, about mothers and sons, and about moments which change or haunt a life. Alice Munro takes on complex, even harrowing emotions and events, and renders them into stories that surprise, amaze and shed light on the unpredictable ways we accommodate to what happens in our lives. A wife and mother, whose spirit ...

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Jan 23, 2014

Give it some thought

Don't be fooled by the title - the themes of the short stories are dark and deep. A good discussion (our book club members are fearless!) helps sort out the message and the genius of Alice Munro in probing the inner workings of the psych especially in times of trauma.

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