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An irresistible story of childhood adventure from the international phenomenon, Karl Ove Knausgaard

About the Author

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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"Via his visceral, immersive art, Knausgaard makes the heart visible" -- Boyd Tonkin * Independent *
"Knausgaard finds the sublime in the everyday... Boyhood Island reverberates with the joys and anxieties of early youth, and Knausgaard brilliantly recreates their exaggerated feel" -- Thomas Meaney * Times Literary Supplement *
"Compelling and addictive... One of the most grown-up works of fiction we have" -- Hermione Hoby * Observer *
"Powerfully hypnotic and addictive... a Norwegian Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha" -- Theo Tait * Sunday Times *
"My Struggle is already the most significant literary achievement of the 21st century and we still have three volumes to go" -- Matt Thorne * Sunday Express *
"Knausgaard's Proustian attention to detail and scrupulous analysis of emotional nuance is almost maddening - but ultimately magnificent" * Vogue *
"Knausgaard continues masterfully" -- Malcolm Forbes * Literary Review *
"One of the most anticipated books of the year (the decade)" -- Emily Stokes * Financial Times *

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