Karl Ove Knausgård


Born
in Oslo, Norway
December 06, 1968

Genre

Influences


Nominated to the 2004 Nordic Council’s Literature Prize & awarded the 2004 Norwegian Critics’ Prize.

Karl Ove Knausgård (b. 1968) made his literary debut in 1998 with the widely acclaimed novel Out of the World, which was a great critical and commercial success and won him, as the first debut novel ever, The Norwegian Critics' Prize. He then went on to write six autobiographical novels, titled My Struggle (Min Kamp), which have become a publication phenomenon in his native Norway as well as the world over.

Average rating: 4.14 · 64,897 ratings · 6,557 reviews · 34 distinct worksSimilar authors
Min kamp 1 (Min kamp #1)

4.08 avg rating — 25,277 ratings — published 2009 — 104 editions
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Min kamp 2 (Min kamp #2)

4.32 avg rating — 11,947 ratings — published 2009 — 71 editions
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Min kamp 3 (Min kamp #3)

4.17 avg rating — 7,440 ratings — published 2009 — 58 editions
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Min kamp 4 (Min kamp #4)

4.18 avg rating — 5,890 ratings — published 2010 — 11 editions
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Min kamp 5 (Min kamp #5)

4.39 avg rating — 4,521 ratings — published 2010 — 46 editions
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Autumn

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3.71 avg rating — 2,816 ratings — published 2015 — 27 editions
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Min kamp 6 (Min kamp #6)

4.12 avg rating — 1,584 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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A Time for Everything

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4.05 avg rating — 1,019 ratings — published 2004 — 27 editions
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Om våren

4.35 avg rating — 1,144 ratings — published 2016 — 23 editions
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Om vinteren

3.80 avg rating — 1,121 ratings — published 2015 — 25 editions
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“For the heart, life is simple: it beats for as long as it can. Then it stops.”
Karl Ove Knausgård, Min kamp 1

“I have always had a great need for solitude. I require huge swathes of loneliness and when I do not have it, which has been the case for the last five years, my frustration can sometimes become almost panicked, or aggressive.”
Karl Ove Knausgård, My Struggle: Book 1

“And it's a disquieting thought that not even the past is done with, even that continues to change, as if in reality there is only one time, for everything, one time for every purpose under heaven. One single second, one single landscape, in which what happens activates and deactivates what has already happened in endless chain reactions, like the processes that take place in the brain, perhaps, where cells suddenly bloom and die away, all according to the way the winds of consciousness are blowing.”
Karl Ove Knausgård, A Time for Everything

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