Boyhood Island by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Boyhood Island

byKarl Ove Knausgaard

Paperback | April 29, 2014

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An autobiographical story of childhood and family from the international sensation and bestseller, Karl Ove Knausgaard.

     
A family of four –-- mother, father and two boys –-- move to Sørland, to a new house on a new estate. It is the early 1970s, the children are small, the parents young and the future open. But at some point that future happens to them; at some point the future closes.

The third book of the My Struggle cycle is set in a world where children and adults live parallel lives, ones that never meet. With insight and honesty, Karl Ove Knausgaard writes of a child’'s growing self-awareness, of how events of the past impact on the present, and of the desire for other ways of living and other worlds within what we know.

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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 novel, A Time to Every Purpose Under Heaven, was widely acclaimed. A Death in the Family, the first of the My Struggle cycle of novels, received the prestigious Brage Award. The My Struggle cycle has b...
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Title:Boyhood IslandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.2 × 6.02 × 1.44 inPublished:April 29, 2014Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1846557232

ISBN - 13:9781846557231

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