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Author: Karl Ove Knausgård; Don Bartlett
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Archipelago Books : [Minneapolis] : Distributed by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Archipelago Books edView all editions and formats
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The provocative, audacious, brilliant six-volume autobiographical novel that has unquestionably been the main event of contemporary European literature. It has earned favorable comparisons to its obvious literary forebears "A la recherche du temps perdu" and "Mein Kampf" but has been celebrated as the rare magnum opus that is intensely, addictively readable.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Ove Knausgård; Don Bartlett
ISBN: 9781935744184 1935744186 9781935744825 1935744828 9781935744863 1935744860
OCLC Number: 756580485
Description: 430 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: v.2 Man in love --
v. 3. Boyhood
Other Titles: Min kamp.
Responsibility: Karl Ove Knausgaard ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett.

Abstract:

The provocative, audacious, brilliant six-volume autobiographical novel that has unquestionably been the main event of contemporary European literature. It has earned favorable comparisons to its obvious literary forebears "A la recherche du temps perdu" and "Mein Kampf" but has been celebrated as the rare magnum opus that is intensely, addictively readable.
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Bildungsroman from modern Norway

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2013-05-07) Excellent Permalink

My prediction: you will either love or hate this text, not much ground between. This novel/memoir is the story of the author's gradual maturation. The prose is well-wrought, the imagery is good, and the philosophical musings behind the prose are serious and deep. But it does not have a gripping plot,...
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