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Title   Home and Away : Writing the Beautiful Game 

UBS Price: $49.50

Author   KNAUSGAARD Karl Ove / EKELUND Fredrik  ISBN   9781910701355  Add to shopping cart   
Publisher   Harvill Secker  Group   Lifestyle View shopping cart
Binding   Hardback Category   Sport  Terms and conditions
Edition   1 Type   Go back
Publication Year   2016 
Subject   Literary essays 
Stock Status   Currently in stock 
Order Status   Not currently on order 
Synopsis Karl Ove Knausgaard is sitting at home in Skne 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 others. Fredrik loves games that end up 4-3 and teams that play beautiful football. He likes caipirinhas and Brazil.

Home and Away is an unusual football book, in which the two authors use football and the World Cup in Brazil as the arena for reflections on life and death, art and politics, class and literature. What does it mean to be at home in a globalised world?

This exchange of letters opens up new vistas and gives us stories from the lives of two creative writers. We get under their skin and have an insight into their relationships with modern times and footballs place in their lives, the significance the game has for people in general and the question: Was this the best football championship ever?

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