by Karl Ove Knausgaard
29 Sept 2022
Nine lives will be changed forever in the exhilarating new novel from the international bestseller. 'Addictive' Daily Telegraph 'Knausgaard retains the ability to lock you, as if in a tractor beam, into his storytelling' New York Times One long night in August, Arne and Tove are staying with their children in their summer house in southern Norway. 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, and so begins a series of mysterious events. For these six, and three others, life is about to become ever more surprising and unruly...
'I read The Morning Star compulsively, and stayed awake all night after finishing it' Brandon Taylor, author of Real Life 'Brilliant storytelling... Epic' Independent 'Captivating' Observer