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My Struggle Book 1: A Death in the Family

My Struggle Book 1: A Death in the Family

Karl Ove Knausgaard 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 Death in the Family: My Struggle Book 1 (Knausgaard)

A Death in the Family: My Struggle Book 1 (Knausgaard)

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A Man in Love: My Struggle Book 2 (Knausgaard)

A Man in Love: My Struggle Book 2 (Knausgaard)

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My Struggle, Book 1

My Struggle, Book 1

My Struggle: Book One introduces American listeners to the audacious, addictive, and profoundly surprising international literary sensation that is the provocative and brilliant six-volume autobiographical novel by Karl Ove Knausgaard. It has already been anointed a Proustian masterpiece and is the rare work of dazzling literary originality that is intensely, irresistibly readable. Unafraid of the big issues - death, love, art, fear - and yet committed to the intimate details of life as it is lived, My Struggle is an essential work of contemporary literature.


A Death in the Family: My Struggle Book 1

A Death in the Family: My Struggle Book 1

'It's unbelievable... It's completely blown my mind' Zadie Smith - - Karl 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 ...


My Struggle, Book 5: Some Rain Must Fall

My Struggle, Book 5: Some Rain Must Fall

The fifth installment in the eagerly awaited, internationally celebrated My Struggle se....


My Struggle: Book Two: A Man in Love

My Struggle: Book Two: A Man in Love

Book Two of the six-volume literary masterwork "My Struggle" flows with the same raw energy and candor that ignited the series unprecedented bestselling run in Scandinavia, a virulent controversy, and an avalanche of literary awards. Knausgaard breaks down lived experience into its elementary particles, revealing the wounds and epiphanies of a truly examined life. Walking away from everything he knows in Bergen, Karl Ove finds himself in Stockholm, where he waits for the next stretch of the road to reveal itself. He strikes up a deep friendship with another exiled Norwegian, a boxing fanatic and intellectual named Geir. He reconnects with Linda, a vibrant poet who had captivated him at a writers workshop years earlier, and the shape of his ...


Dancing in the Dark: My Struggle Book 4 (Knausgaard)

Dancing in the Dark: My Struggle Book 4 (Knausgaard)

The fourth part of the sensational My Struggle series that has been hailed as "perhaps the most significant literary enterprise of our times." (Guardian). Fresh out of high school, Karl Ove moves to a remote fishing village to work as a teacher. He has no interest in the job itself - or in any other job for that matter, his sole aim is to save money and start writing. All goes well to begin with but as the nights grow longer, his life takes a darker turn. Drinking causes him blackouts, his repeated attempts at losing his virginity end in humiliation, and to his own great distress he develops romantic feelings towards one of his 13-year-old students. And all the ...


Some Rain Must Fall: My Struggle Book 5 (Knausgaard)

Some Rain Must Fall: My Struggle Book 5 (Knausgaard)

At twenty, Karl Ove moves to Bergen. As the youngest student to be admitted to the prestigious Writing Academy, he arrives full of excitement and writerly aspirations. Soon though, he is stripped of youthful illusions. His writing is revealed to be puerile and cliched, and his social efforts are a dismal failure. Awkward in company and hopeless with women, he drowns his shame in drink and rock music. Then, little by little, things take a brighter turn. He falls in love, gives up writing in favour of the steady rewards of literary criticism, and the beginnings of an adult life take shape. That is, until his self-destructive binges and the irresistible lure of the writer's struggle pull him back. In ...



My Struggle, Book One

My Struggle, Book One

Almost ten years have passed since Karl Ove Knausgaard's father drank himself to death. Vulnerable a....


My Struggle, Book One

My Struggle, Book One

"It's unbelievable. I just read 200 pages of it and I need the next volume like crack. It's completely blown my mind". (Zadie Smith via Twitter on My Struggle Book 1). It is shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014. This is a book about leaving your wife and everything you know. It is about fresh starts, about love, about friendship. It is also about the earth-shattering experience of becoming a father, the mundane struggles of family life, ridiculously unsuccessful holidays, humiliating antenatal music classes, fights with quarrelsome neighbours, the emotional strains of children's' birthday parties and pushing a pram around Stockholm when all you really want to do is write. This is a book about one man's life ...


A Death in the Family: My Struggle Book 1

A Death in the Family: My Struggle Book 1

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A Death in the Family

A Death in the Family

Karl Ove Knausgaard 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 Man in Love: My Struggle, Book 2

A Man in Love: My Struggle, Book 2

This book is about fresh starts, about love, about friendship. It is also about the earth-shattering experience of becoming a father, the mundane struggles of family life, ridiculously unsuccessful holidays, the emotional strains of children's' birthday parties and pushing a pram around Stockholm when all you really want to do is write. This is a book about one man's life but, somehow, about everyone else's too.


My Struggle, Book 2: A Man in Love

My Struggle, Book 2: A Man in Love

Book 2] sears the reader because Knausgaard is a passionate idealist who] wants to fight the....


Boyhood Island: My Struggle Book 3 (Knausgaard)

Boyhood Island: My Struggle Book 3 (Knausgaard)


A Death in the Family: My Struggle Book 1 (My Struggle 1)

A Death in the Family: My Struggle Book 1 (My Struggle 1)


Some Rain Must Fall: My Struggle Book 5 (Knausgaard)

Some Rain Must Fall: My Struggle Book 5 (Knausgaard)


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