Fatherhood: Vintage Minis
|Author:||Karl Ove Knausgaard|
How to be a good father? Children's birthday parties, unsuccessful family holidays, humiliating antenatal music classics: the trials of parenthood are all found in Knausgaard's compelling and honest account of family life. Contrasting moments of enormous love and tenderness towards his children with the boring struggles of domesticity, this is one father's personal experience, and somehow, every father's too. Selected from the book A Man in Love by Karl Ove Knausgaard VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. Also in the Vintage Minis series: Desire by Haruki Murakami Eating by Nigella Lawson Babies by Anne Enright Language by Xiaolu Guo.
"A stunningly eloquent set of reflections on masculinity, domesticity and the artist's itch to escape" Independent
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, A Time to Every Purpose Under Heaven, was widely acclaimed. A Death in the Family, the first of the My Struggle cycle of novels, was awarded the prestigious Brage Award. The My Struggle cycle has been heralded as a masterpiece wherever it appears.