The Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose
WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE® IN LITERATURE 2013
In this series of interweaving stories, Munro recreates the evolving bond between two women in the course of almost forty years. One is Flo, practical, suspicious of other people's airs, at times dismayingly vulgar. the other is Rose, Flo's stepdaughter, a clumsy, shy girl who somehow leaves the small town she grew up in to achieve her own equivocal success in the larger world.
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The Beggar Maid is a series of short stories, originally published separately but all following the life of one central character, Rose. Rose comes from a poor background and the book begins with her ... Read full review
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Alice Munro never disappoints. There are times when I am amazed at how beautifully and with such ease she records such subtle mannerisms, traits and behavior of people in certain situations. Her manner of writing and choice of words is remarkable. Read full review