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Where to start with Karl Ove Knausgaard

To celebrate publication of The Morning Star, the breathtaking new novel from the internationally bestselling author of My Struggle, we've put together an essential guide to Knausgaard's work.

A photograph of Karl Ove Knausgaard's 'The Morning Star' against an orange background.

Karl Ove Knausgaard broke onto the international literary scene with his groundbreaking My Struggle novels, which have been heralded as masterpieces all over the world. From A Death in the Family to The End, the books move through childhood into adulthood and, together, form an enthralling portrait of a human life. This September sees the publication of The Morning Star, an extraordinary new novel exploring what happens when forces beyond our comprehension are unleashed, and the realms of the living and the dead collide.

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