A Man in Love

A Man in Love

Book - 2013
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An electrifying honest and autobiographical love story from the international sensation and bestseller, Karl Ove Knausgaard.

Karl Ove Knausgaard leaves his wife and everything he knows in Oslo for a fresh start in Stockholm. There he strikes up a deep and competitive friendship with Geir and pursues Linda, a beautiful poet who captivated him years ago.

A Man in Love , the second book of six in the My Struggle cycle, sees Knausgaard write of tempestuous relationships, the trials of parenthood and an urge to create great art. His singular insight and exhilirating honesty must be read to be believed.

Another international sensation from the publishers of HHhH, 1Q84 and Coetzee's Summertime .
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2013.
ISBN: 9780099555179
0099555174
Characteristics: 523 p. --
Additional Contributors: Bartlett, Don

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JMerchant
Aug 23, 2016

Highly detailed, "experimental" writing which pulls the reader deeply into the life of the author. While it is about everyday experiences, the inner life is rich, intense and unsparingly honest. Some of the passages resonated so much, they have stayed with me for a long time after completing the book.

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matateishi
May 15, 2015

Knausgård is a fantastic writer who can make the most mundane incidents seem fascinating. What surprised me about this volume was how much humour there was in it. Highly recommended.

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bodhiseeker
Mar 20, 2015

Rivetting!

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thepudman
Feb 03, 2015

Not as good as the first book, but a very good read. He verbalizes what everyone else (I think) thinks. Guys his age will really identify with him.

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lundar1
Oct 04, 2014

A Man in Love by Karl Ove Knausgaard is rated by me as 5 stars. It is a truly brilliant book, filled with courage, angst, life and truth! One of Karl Ove's quotes is "Risking everthing is essentially what literature is about." Bravo Karl Ove, you have risked everything and you have produced a stunning book!

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MaryBee Jan 09, 2014

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/may/11/man-in-love-knausgaard-review

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