Knausgaard’s latest book takes us back to his 1970s childhood in southern Norway ©ISTOCK
Boyhood Island (My Struggle: 3) by Karl Ove Knausgaard (Harvill Secker, £12.99)
Boyhood Island, by the Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard, is an impressionistic “autobiographical novel,” the third in a six-part series, describing the life of the author, or at least the life of a putatively real person called Karl Ove Knausgaard. The first two books, published in English under the Proustian titles A Death in the Family and A Man in Love, are narrated by the adult “Knausgaard,” as…
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