A Death in the Family by Karl Ove Knausgaard

"A Death in the Family" is a deeply personal and introspective narrative that delves into the complexities of familial relationships, childhood, death, and memory. The protagonist, a writer, is forced to confront his past and his relationship with his alcoholic father after his death. The novel explores the impact of this death on the protagonist's life and his struggle to come to terms with his complicated feelings of love, resentment, and guilt. The narrative is a profound exploration of the human condition, the intricacies of family dynamics, and the lasting impact of grief and loss.

The 8968th greatest book of all time


Published
2009
Nationality
Norwegian
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
430
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Norwegian

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