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  • Published: 25 April 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448155989
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 672

A Man in Love

My Struggle Book 2




An electrifying story about love and new life from the international phenomenon, Karl Ove Knausgaard

An electrifying story about love and new life from the international phenomenon, Karl Ove Knausgaard
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 childrens’ 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.

‘Compelling, rewarding…breathtaking’ Observer

  • Pub date: 25 April 2013
  • ISBN: 9781448155989
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 672

About the Author

Karl Ove Knausgaard

Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle cycle has been heralded as a masterpiece all over the world. From A Death in the Family to The End, the novels move through childhood into adulthood and, together, form an enthralling portrait of human life. Knausgaard has been awarded the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature, the Brage Prize and the Jerusalem Prize. His work, which also includes Out of the World, A Time for Everything and the Seasons Quartet, is published in thirty-five languages.

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Praise for A Man in Love

“Punishingly honest record of the triumphs and banalities of his own life”

Tim Martin, Telegraph

“My favourite book of the year… He has the ability to make the small details of his life fascinating”

William Leith, Spectator

“A stunningly eloquent set of reflections on masculinity, domesticity and the artist's itch to escape”

Boyd Tonkin, Independent

“A brutally honest self-examination in what feels like real time”

Justine Jordan, Guardian Online

“Karl Ove Knausgaard’s six-volume autobiographical novel My Struggle is one of the most absorbing literary projects of recent times, one that has seen the Norwegian writer dubbed the Scandinavian Proust”

Stephen Romei, Spectator

“A stunningly eloquent set of reflections on masculinity, domesticity and the artist's itch to escape”

Boyd Tonkin, Independent

“Compelling, rewarding, maddening...breathtaking”

Observer

“My favourite book of the year… He has the ability to make the small details of his life fascinating”

William Leith, Spectator

“Shocking and compulsive”

Dazed & Confused

“This is a reading experience like no other. Fearless in its truth-telling and as real as life, it is an epic study of what it feels like to be alive”

Carys Davies, Metro


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