The incomparable Alice Munro’s bestselling and rapturously acclaimed Runaway is a book of extraordinary stories about women of all ages and circumstances–and about love and its infinite betrayals and surprises. The runaway of the title story is a young woman who is incapable of leaving her husband. In Passion, a country girl emerging into the larger world via a job in a resort hotel discovers, in a single moment of insight, the limits and lies of passion. Three stories concern a woman named Juliet–in the first, she escapes from teaching at a girls' school into a wild love affair; in the second, she returns with her child to the home of her parents, whose marriage she finally begins to examine; and in the last, her vanished child turns up caught in the grip of a religious cult. In these and other stories, Alice Munro’s understanding of the people about whom she writes makes their lives as real as our own.
This item is not currently in-stock. It can be ordered online and is expected to ship in 3-4 weeks
We are currently experiencing delays in processing and delivering online orders. Click here for more information.Please note, our stock data is updated overnight, and availability may change throughout the day. Prices are subject to change without notice.