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The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller The New York Times Bestseller From the author of the monumental My Struggle series, Karl Ove Knausgaard, one of the masters of contemporary literature and a genius of observation and introspection, comes the first in a new autobiographical quartet based on the four seasons I want to show you our world as it is now: the door, the floor, the water tap and the sink, the garden chair close to the wall beneath the kitchen window, the sun, the water, the trees. You will come to see it in your own way, you will experience things for yourself and live a life of your own, so of course it is primarily for my own sake that I am doing this: showing you the world, little one, makes my life worth living.

Autumn begins with a letter Karl Ove Knausgaard writes to his unborn daughter, showing her what to expect of the world. He writes one short piece per day, describing the material and natural world with the precision and mesmerising intensity that have become his trademark. With acute sensitivity he describes daily life with his wife and children in rural Sweden, drawing upon memories of his own childhood to give an inimitably tender perspective on the precious and unique bond between parent and child. Nothing is too small or too vast to escape his attention; this is a personal encyclopaedia on everything from chewing gum to the stars. Beautifully illustrated by Vanessa Baird, this tender and deeply personal book is the first of four volumes marvelling at the vast, unknowable universe around us.

Rayons : Littérature > Littérature

  • Auteur(s)

    Karl Ove Knausgaard

  • Éditeur

    Harvill Secker

  • Date de parution


  • EAN


  • Disponibilité


  • Nombre de pages

    240 Pages

  • Longueur

    21.3 cm

  • Largeur

    14 cm

  • Poids

    539 g

  • Support principal

    Grand format

Karl Ove Knausgaard

  • Pays : Norvege
  • Langue : Norvegien

Né en Norvège en 1968, Karl Ove Knausgaard vit aujourd'hui en Suède, à Malmö,
avec ses trois enfants. Considérée comme une entreprise unique en littérature, son
incroyable autobiographie, divisée en six volumes, l'a fait accéder à une reconnaissance internationale.