Italian literature – The 20th century: After unification the new Italy was preoccupied with practical problems, and by the early 20th century a great deal of reasonably successful effort had been directed toward raising living standards, promoting social harmony, and healing the split between church and state. It was in this prosaic and pragmatic …
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With clarity and ease, Alice Munro once again renders complex, difficult events and emotions into ten superb stories that shed light on the unpredictable ways in which men and women accommodate and often transcend what happens in their lives.