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Karl Ove Knausgård

Autor(a) de A morte do pai: A minha luta 1

42+ Works 9,983 Membros 348 Críticas 28 Favorited

About the Author

Karl Ove Knausgaard is a Norwegian author known for his six autobiographical novels called "My Struggle". His debut novel Out of This World won the Norwegian Critics Prize and his A Time for Everything was a finalist for the Nordic Council Prize. My Struggle: Book One was a New Yorker Book of the mostrar mais Year and Book Two was listed among the Wall Street Journal's 2013 Books of the Year. In 2014, Book Three was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His new autobiographical quartet is based on the four seasons. Autumn was relased in August 2017. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras por Karl Ove Knausgård

A morte do pai: A minha luta 1 (2009) 2,872 exemplares, 112 críticas
Um homem apaixonado: A minha luta 2 (2013) 1,325 exemplares, 52 críticas
My Struggle: Book 3 (2014) 984 exemplares, 28 críticas
My Struggle: Book Four (2010) 819 exemplares, 29 críticas
My Struggle: Book Five (2015) 687 exemplares, 22 críticas
Autumn (2015) 461 exemplares, 15 críticas
My Struggle: Book Six (2011) 459 exemplares, 19 críticas
The Morning Star (2020) 427 exemplares, 10 críticas
A Time for Everything (2004) 389 exemplares, 15 críticas
Winter (2015) 256 exemplares, 9 críticas
Spring (2016) 246 exemplares, 6 críticas
Summer (2016) 204 exemplares, 4 críticas
The Wolves of Eternity (2021) 134 exemplares, 4 críticas
Out of the world (1998) 134 exemplares, 5 críticas
Inadvertent (2018) 93 exemplares, 1 crítica
In the Land of the Cyclops (2021) 88 exemplares, 3 críticas
Home and Away: Writing the Beautiful Game (2014) 77 exemplares, 3 críticas
Sjelens Amerika : tekster 1996-2013 (2013) 51 exemplares, 2 críticas
Det tredje riket (2022) 33 exemplares, 2 críticas
Edvard Munch (2019) 23 exemplares
Fatherhood: Vintage Minis (2017) 22 exemplares
De vogels van de hemel (2019) 19 exemplares, 2 críticas
Nattskolen : roman (2023) 13 exemplares, 1 crítica
My Struggle I-VI (2011) 7 exemplares, 1 crítica
My Struggle (#1, #2, #3) — Autor — 5 exemplares
AP 5 exemplares
Om året (2018) 3 exemplares
Bahar Yağmurları (2018) 2 exemplares
Kolmas valtakunta (2024) 1 exemplar
Blind book 1 exemplar
Im Frühling (2021) 1 exemplar
Allt som är i himmelen (2012) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Light the Dark: Writers on Creativity, Inspiration, and the Artistic Process (2017) — Contribuidor — 141 exemplares, 4 críticas
A Scandinavian Christmas: Festive Tales for a Nordic Noël (2021) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Martin Kellermans Rocky : samlade serier 2008-2013 (2013) — Prefácio, algumas edições10 exemplares, 1 crítica
Untitled Horrors (2013) — Autor — 9 exemplares
Nakker (2015) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares, 1 crítica


Conhecimento Comum



This book was sitting on my shelf for a while before I got around to it, for two reasons. One was the fact that it is over 400 pages and I was nervous about my ADD kicking in at some point, and the other is because of the title. There was another book with the same or very similar title that ranks among the most disgusting books ever written. But I ended up picking it up anyway, mainly because I'm trying to clear the mess that my “to read” pile has become.

I ended up really liking this book. It's long, and it's the first of six volumes of Knausgaard's autobiography, which seems absolutely bonkers. The story keeps bouncing around between the present, when he was a small child, and everywhere in between; but somehow it makes sense and flows exactly how it should. It also makes sense that it is so long because he makes sure to share every single detail—every facial expression, thought, sound, smell, and descriptions of everything around him all the time. Normally this would annoy the pants off of me and feel like filler, but there's something about his style that not only makes it ok, but an actual pleasure to read. And his memory is beyond comprehension; he remembers songs that were playing and what clothing people we were wearing seemingly at every moment of his entire 40+ year life. He must be inventing at least some of it.

He talks about his childhood and his distant and verbally abusive relationship with his dad, the general closed-offness of his family and consequently himself, his struggle to become an artist, and a lot about the death of a family member (no spoiler here). Although his ego shines through here and there, it mostly feels like an open, honest account of a regular dude's life, and I appreciate that.

I had never heard of Knausgaard, though apparently he's won a lot of awards and is a pretty big deal in Norway or wherever he's from. I don't know if I'll ever get around to any of the other five volumes, but I thoroughly enjoyed the time I spent reading this one. If what he writes is true, he's not really someone I'd want to hang around or be friends with, but if a future therapist sends me the second volume I'll definitely check it out at some point.
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bookonion | 111 outras críticas | Jun 3, 2024 |
This is a Goodreads Giveaway. I loved this book. The language, the imagery, the solemn nature of it...all of it.
Bambean | 14 outras críticas | May 20, 2024 |
En av hans bättre böcker men mycket mörk och tung att läsa. Berättarjaget identifierar sig med en empatilös narcissist. Måste ha varit svår att skriva.
Humila | May 7, 2024 |
Not sure Knausgaard is entirely ready to claim the mantle of Norway’s premier intellectual. Good on Flaubert ( unsurprisingly) , unconvinced by his meditations on art & existential angst
P1g5purt | 2 outras críticas | Mar 26, 2024 |



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