Amundsen, Alice Munro, THE NEW YORKER

by Patti Abbott

A young woman comes to teach children in a sanitarium during the war, where she begins an affair with their doctor. There seems to be no good reason for her to love this cold man and yet she does. I found this a frustrating story. It was very long for no good reason because we never understand why she loves him. Munro increasingly writes opaque stories like this one.

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