A book review… ‘Death, the last great beyond…’ Karl Ove Knausgaard’s, ‘My struggle’ (Book One)

Just finished reading the first part of Karl Ove’s Knausgaard’s cycle of six novels detailing his life. My Struggle merges autobiographical past and present in a sometimes dizzying amount of Proustian detail, mainly focusing on the author’s alienated boyhood and young adult life as well as his strained relationship with his alcoholic father. What is … Continue reading A book review… ‘Death, the last great beyond…’ Karl Ove Knausgaard’s, ‘My struggle’ (Book One)