Out of the World

Out of the World


Out of the World is Karl Ove Knausgaard's award-winning debut novel.

26-year-old Henrik Vankel works as a teacher in northern Norway. At the school, he becomes infatuated with Miriam. But she is a student in his class.

Out of the World was the first ever debut novel to win the prestigious Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature.

About the author

Karl Ove Knausgaard

Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Struggle cycle has been heralded as a masterpiece all over the world. From A Death in the Family to The End, the novels move through childhood into adulthood and, together, form an enthralling portrait of human life. Knausgaard has been awarded the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature, the Brage Prize and the Jerusalem Prize. His work, which also includes The Morning Star, Out of the World, A Time for Everything and the Seasons Quartet, is published in thirty-five languages.
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