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Fatherhood: Vintage Minis

Fatherhood: Vintage Minis

Author: Karl Ove Knausgaard
Series: Vintage Minis Ser.
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Description

How to be a good father? Children's birthday parties, unsuccessful family holidays, humiliating antenatal music classes: 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.


A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us human


Also in the Vintage Minis series:
Desire by Haruki Murakami
Babies by Anne Enright
Eating by Nigella Lawson
Language by Xiaolu Guo

Reviews

"A stunningly eloquent set of reflections on masculinity, domesticity and the artist's itch to escape" Independent

Author description

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.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781784872663
  • : Random House
  • : Vintage Classic
  • : June 2017
  • : 178mm X 110mm X 7mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Karl Ove Knausgaard
  • : 128
  • : 306.8742
  • : English
  • : 617
  • : Paperback