visión de conjunto:Críticas Brilliant at evoking life's diversity and unpredictability [Alice Munro is] an unrivalled chronicler of human nature (Sunday Times)A superb collection... Marriage gambles disappearances motiveless vandalism - it is the stuff of unremarkable lives conveyed in a remarkable fashion (Independent)Alice Munro excites the writer in me - there is something new to learn from her in every sentence (A. S. Byatt)Alice Munro's stories are miraculous (Lucy Hughes-Hallet Sunday Times)Open Secrets by the wonderful Alice Munro is a collection of short stories written with exquisite style (Joanna Trollope) Reseña del editor ‘A superb collection... Marriage gambles disappearances motiveless vandalism - it is the stuff of unremarkable lives conveyed in a remarkable fashion’ Independent Open Secrets Nobel Prize in Literature winner Alice Munro’s eighth book consists of eight stories each one as rich as a full novel. Ranging from the 1850s through two world wars to the present and from Canada to Brisbane the Balkans and the Somme these dazzling stories reveal the secrets of unconventional women who refuse to be contained.‘Brilliant at evoking life’s diversity and unpredictability…an unrivalled chronicler of human nature’ The Sunday Times Biografía del autor Winner of the Man Booker International Prize for 2009 Alice Munro is the author of eleven collections of stories most recently The View from Castle Rock and a novel Lives of Girls and Women. She has received many awards and prizes including three of Canada's Governor General's Literary Awards and two Giller Prizes the Rea Award for the Short Story the Lannan Literary Award the W.H. Smith Book Award in the UK the National Book Critics Circle Award in the US and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Beggar Maid. Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker Atlantic Monthly the Paris Review and other publications and her collections have been translated into thirteen languages. She lives with her husband in Clinton Ontario near Lake Huron in Canada.