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    • My Struggle, Book 6

    • By: Karl Ove Knausgaard, Martin Aitken - translator, Don Bartlett - translator
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 43 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    My Struggle introduces American listeners to the audacious, addictive, and profoundly surprising international literary sensation that is the provocative and brilliant six-volume autobiographical novel by Karl Ove Knausgaard. It has already been anointed a Proustian masterpiece and is the rare work of dazzling literary originality that is intense and irresistible to hear. Unafraid of the big issues - death, love, art, fear - and yet committed to the intimate details of life as it is lived, My Struggle is an essential work of contemporary literature.

    Regular price: $41.99

    • The Elephant Keepers' Children

    • By: Peter Høeg, Martin Aitken (translator)
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Told from the perspective of precocious 14-year-old Peter, The Elephant Keepers’ Children is about three siblings and how they deal with life alongside their eccentric parents. Peter’s father is a vicar, his mother an artisan, and both are equally and profoundly devout. The family lives on the fictional island of Finø, where people of all faiths coexist peacefully. Yet nothing is at it seems. When Peter’s parents suddenly go missing, Peter and his siblings fear the worst - has their parents’ relentless quest to boost church attendance finally put them in danger?

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Love

    • By: Hanne Orstavik, Martin Aitken
    • Narrated by: Assal Ghawami
    • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
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    Love is the story of Vibeke and Jon, a mother and son who have just moved to a small place in the north of Norway. It's the day before Jon's birthday, and a travelling carnival has come to the village. Jon goes out to sell lottery tickets for his sports club, and Vibeke is going to the library. From here on, we follow the two individuals on their separate journeys through a cold winter's night - while a sense of uneasiness grows.

    Regular price: $28.00