The fourth part of a sensational literary cycle that has been hailed as 'perhaps the most important literary enterprise of our times' (Rachel Cusk, Guardian).
Karl Ove Knausgaard's first novel, Out of the World, was the first ever debut novel to win the Norwegian Critics' Prize and his second, A Time to Every Purpose Under Heaven, was widely acclaimed. A Death in the Family, the first of the My Struggle cycle of novels, was awarded the prestigious Brage Award. The My Struggle cycle has been heralded as a masterpiece wherever it appears.
"A living hero" -- Jonathan Lethem * Guardian * "A work of genius" -- Ben Lerner * London Review of Books * "Fires every nerve ending while summoning in the reader the sheer sense of how amazing it is to be alive" -- Jeffrey Eugenides * New York Times * "Beautifully human... Being drawn into his world is an ineluctable pleasure" -- Melissa Katsoulis * The Times * "It has strong claim to be the great literary event of the twenty-first century" * Guardian *