by Karl Ove Knausgaard, translated by Don Bartlett - £9.99 Vintage (2013)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780099555162 | ISBN 10: 0099555166
A searingly honest, addictive and controversial read from the international sensation and bestseller, Karl Ove Knausgaard.
"It's unbelievable. I just read 200 pages of it and I need the next volume like crack. It's completely blown my mind"Karl Ove Knausgaard writes with exhilarating honesty 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 fatherís 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.
(Zadie Smith via Twitter)
(Price & availability last checked: January 2020)
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