The morning star
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Aitken, Martin, translator.
Published
New York : Penguin Press, 2021.
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Book
Physical Desc
666 pages ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780399563423, 0399563423, 9780593300602, 0593300602

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General Note
"Originally published in Norwegian under the title Morgenstjernen by Forlaget Oktober, Oslo." --Title page verso.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Description
"A major new work from the author of the renowned My Struggle series, MORNING STAR is an astonishing, ambitious, and rich novel about what we don't understand, and our attempts to make sense of our world nonetheless. 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"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Knausgård, K. O., & Aitken, M. (2021). The morning star . Penguin Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Knausgård, Karl Ove, 1968- and Martin, Aitken. 2021. The Morning Star. New York: Penguin Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Knausgård, Karl Ove, 1968- and Martin, Aitken. The Morning Star New York: Penguin Press, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Knausgård, Karl Ove, and Martin Aitken. The Morning Star Penguin Press, 2021.

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