A Death in the Family
Karl Ove Knausgaard
Paperback $22.99 - RANDOM HOUSE UK
Fiction - Published: 18/Mar/2013 - ISBN: 9780099555162
"'It's unbelievable... It's completely blown my mind' Zadie Smith /b> arl Ove Knausgaard writes about his life with painful honesty. He writes about his childhood and teenage years, his infatuation with rock music, his relationship with his loving yet almost invisible mother and his distant and unpredictable father, and his bewilderment and grief on his father s death. When Karl Ove becomes a father himself, he must balance the demands of caring for a young family with his determination to write great literature. Knausgaard has created a universal story of the struggles, great and small, that we all face in our lives. A profound and mesmerizing work, written as if the author s very life were at stake. Shortlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Award." "Karl Ove Knausgaard s first novel, Out of the World, was the first ever debut novel to win the Norwegian Critics Prize and his second, A Time to Every Purpose Under Heaven, was widely acclaimed. A Death in the Family, the first of the My Struggle cycle of novels, was awarded the prestigious Brage Award. The My Struggle cycle has been heralded as a masterpiece wherever it appears." "A searingly honest, addictive and controversial read from the international sensation and bestseller, Karl Ove Knausgaard."
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