A Death in the Family

A Death in the Family

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In this utterly remarkable novel Karl Ove Knausgaard writes with painful 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 father's death.
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2013, ©2012.
ISBN: 9780099555162
Characteristics: 393 pages ;,20 cm.

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mallc Jan 05, 2016

I didn’t want to buy into all the hype. And I didn’t until about 2/3’s through the first novel in Knausgaard’s epic autobiographical series, My Struggle. The first book is dense, detailed, and delightful exploring the minute details of an ordinary life with fierce intensity and comforting melanch... Read More »


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Mar 17, 2017

This sounds like Book One of My Struggle. Is it?

mallc Jan 05, 2016

I didn’t want to buy into all the hype. And I didn’t until about 2/3’s through the first novel in Knausgaard’s epic autobiographical series, My Struggle. The first book is dense, detailed, and delightful exploring the minute details of an ordinary life with fierce intensity and comforting melancholy.

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MaryBee Jan 09, 2014

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/may/11/man-in-love-knausgaard-review

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