• "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"

  • "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