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Book review: My Struggle: The End, By Karl Ove Knausgaard

The End by Karl Ove Knausgård My rating: 5 of 5 stars And so it is done. Here the small excursions into kulchah criticism Karl engaged in in the first 5 books are significantly expanded. So there are really two very different books here. One a critique of Hitler, Hitler's books and the Holocaust and affiliated discussions of art, lit, culture, philosophy; one the usual Karlautofic set in the present as he wrote book 6 and mostly detailing his family life and all that went down as the first books were published - some of which gets pretty heavy for Karl and his circle as the real life consequences of often unpleasant autobiographical revelation kick in. E.g. Getting sued, scorned by mother-in-law. I could try to explain why it is so compelling, but would fail. Something about the complicated everyman snared in life's systems with nothing to lose or at least the sense of nothing to lose risking a great deal in the service of some reformation of what literature can be and who c

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