The story begins with background about the strange, magical being called the Qalupalik.
Are you acquainted? Readers learn that they have an amauti made of eider duck skins, which they use to kidnap children, and they live in the water, so their skin is like fish scales.
Inhabit Media, 2011
Readers — and not [...]
It’s no coincidence that a story titled for ‘luck’ follows one titled for ‘providence’ in this collection of stories by Alice Munro.
Indeed, folks in Hanratty could well have a saying, that one man’s luck is another man’s providence. Or vice versa.
And Rose is never far from Hanratty, from those early experiences of shame, [...]