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The End: My Struggle Book 6

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Published: May 2019
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BIC Subject: Fiction in translation
 
Published: 07-May-2019
Format: Paperback, 1168 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780099590194
Stock Code: 9590194
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The extraordinary final volume of 'the most significant literary enterprise of our times? (Guardian)The End is the sixth and final book in the monumental My Struggle cycle, which depicts life in all its shades, from moments of great drama to seemingly trivial everyday details. Here, Karl Ove Knausgaard examines life, death, love and literature with unsparing rigour and begins to count the cost of his project. He reflects on the fallout from the earlier books as he faces the pressures of literary acclaim and its often shattering repercussions. The End is at once a meditation on writing and its relationship with reality, and an account of a writer?s relationship with himself - his ambitions, his frailties and doubts.The extraordinary final volume of 'the most significant literary enterprise of our times? (Guardian)The End is the sixth and final book in the monumental My Struggle cycle, which depicts life in all its shades, from moments of great drama to seemingly trivial everyday details. Here, Karl Ove Knausgaard examines life, death, love and literature with unsparing rigour and begins to count the cost of his project. He reflects on the fallout from the earlier books as he faces the pressures of literary acclaim and its often shattering repercussions. The End is at once a meditation on writing and its relationship with reality, and an account of a writer?s relationship with himself - his ambitions, his frailties and doubts.
Karl Ove Knausgaard (Author) 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 for Everything, was widely acclaimed. A Death in the Family, the first of the My Struggle cycle of novels, was awarded the prestigious Brage Prize. The My Struggle cycle has been heralded as a masterpiece all over the world.Martin Aitken (Translator) Martin Aitken has lived in Denmark for nearly 30 years. He is the acclaimed translator of numerous novels, including work by Peter H eg, Jussi Adler-Olsen and Pia Juul, and has translated many short stories and poems. In 2012 he was awarded the American-Scandinavian Foundation?s Nadia Christensen Translation Prize.
 
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