The View from Castle Rock: Stories

Version: Unabridged
Author: Alice Munro
Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Literature
Publisher: Random House Audio Assets
Published In: November 2006
# of Units: 5 CDs
Length: 6 hours
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In a new collection of stories that are more personal than any that she's written before, Munro pieces her family's history into gloriously imagined fiction. Evocative, gripping, sexy, unexpected--these stories reflect a depth and richness of experience.

Reviews (1)

don't bother

Written by Peggy Stortz on September 29th, 2009

  • Book Rating: 1/5

It saddens me to say this since I have enormous respect for Alice Munro, but I couldn't even get through the first CD of this set. There were numerous characters and the plot was tiresome. The fifteenth time I hit rewind because my mind was wandering, I decided it just wasn't worth it.

Author Details

Author Details

Munro, Alice

Alice Munro grew up in Wingham, Ontario, and attended the University of Western Ontario. She has published eleven new collections of stories--"Dance of the Happy Shades"; "Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You; The Beggar Maid; The Moons of Jupiter; The Progress of Love; Friend of My Youth; Open Secrets; The Love of a Good Woman;" "Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage"; "Runaway"; and a volume of "Selected Stories"--as well as a novel, "Lives of Girls and Women." During her distinguished career she has been the recipient of many awards and prizes, including three of Canada's G