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 *