Thursday, 10 October 2013

And the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature Goes To...

Her style - so deceptively simple. Reeling you in and knocking you to the ground so swiftly that all you can do is lie there and absorb the blow. Ordinary lives unravelled in their mystifying, messy, horrifying, nuanced, beautiful truth. Every awkward humiliation, unrequited longing - the restraints that shackle our expectations of what women should be, what we dared hope to be - as crippling as bound feet - climbing into our heads and uttering the thoughts we simply can't speak out loud - her books among the few I can't let go of - the mighty, the masterful, the incomparable Alice Munro.

No comments:

Post a Comment