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Available From 07 October 2021
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Released September 30, 2021
ISBN 9781910701713

£20.00

The dazzling new novel from the internationally bestselling author of My Struggle

Last night a new star appeared in the sky. The Morning Star.


I know what it means. It means that it has begun.


One
long night in August, Arne and Tove are staying with their children in
their summer house in southern Norway. Their friend Egil has his own
place nearby. Kathrine, a priest, is flying home from a Bible seminar,
questioning her marriage. Journalist Jostein is out drinking for the
night, while his wife, Turid, a nurse at a psychiatric care unit, is on a
nightshift when one of her patients escapes.

Above them all, a huge star suddenly appears blazing in the sky. It brings with it a mysterious sense of foreboding.

Strange
things start to happen as nine lives come together under the star.
Hundreds of crabs amass on the road as Arne drives at night; Jostein
receives a call about a death metal band found brutally murdered in a
Satanic ritual; Kathrine conducts a funeral service for a man she met at
the airport - but is he actually dead?

The Morning Star
is about life in all its mundanity and drama, the strangeness that
permeates our world, and the darkness in us all. Karl Ove Knausgaard's
astonishing new novel, his first after the My Struggle cycle, goes to
the utmost limits of freedom and chaos, to what happens when forces
beyond our comprehension are unleashed, and the realms of the living and
the dead collide.

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Karl Ove Knausgaard

Karl Ove Knausgaard is a Norwegian author. He became known worldwide for six autobiographical novels, titled My Struggle (Min Kamp).

He has been described as "one of the 21st century's greatest literary sensations." Since the completion of the My Struggle series in 2011, he has also published an autobiographical series entitled The Seasons Quartet, as well as critical work on the art of Edvard Munch.

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