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Home and Away : Writing the Beautiful Game, Paperback / softback Book

Home and Away : Writing the Beautiful Game Paperback / softback


Selected as a Book of the Year in The Times and Evening StandardKarl Ove Knausgaard is sitting at home in Skane with his wife, four small children and a dog.

He is watching football on TV and falls asleep in front of the set.

He likes 0-0 draws, cigarettes, coffee and Argentina. Fredrik Ekelund is away in Brazil, where he plays football on the beach and watches matches with friends.

Fredrik loves games that end up 4-3 and teams that play beautiful football.

He likes caipirinhas and Brazil. In Home and Away, two writers use football and the 2014 World Cup in Brazil to reflect on life and death, art and politics, class and literature and the most important question: was this the best football championship ever?


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary essays
  • ISBN: 9781784702359

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