By Karl Ove Knausgaard

Within the 16th century, Antinous Bellori, a boy of 11, is misplaced in a depressing wooded area and stumbles upon sparkling beings, one sporting a spear, the opposite a flaming torch … This occasion is decisive in Bellori’s existence, and he thereafter devotes himself to the pursuit and examine of angels, the intermediaries of the divine. starting within the backyard of Eden and hovering via to the current, A Time for every thing reimagines pivotal encounters among people and angels: the glow of the cherubim looking at over Eden; the profound love among Cain and Abel regardless of their changes; Lot’s disgrace in Sodom; Noah’s isolation prior to the flood; Ezekiel tied to his mattress, prophesying ferociously; the loss of life of Christ; and the emergence of sensual, mischievous cherubs within the 17th century. Alighting upon those dramatic scenes – from the Bible and past – Knausgaard’s mind's eye takes flight: the result's a blinding exhibit of storytelling at its majestic, spellbinding top. Incorporating and hard culture, legend, and the Apocrypha, those penetrating glimpses risk chilling questions: can the character of the divine suffer swap, and will the immortal perish?

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As if the reflection of her very own image had, very early on, ceased to exist. When she happened to speak, her voice was almost childish. Each day she went over the space of the missing part of her life. The accident didn't matter much to her. However, she rarely made a fire. She simply put newspaper under her clothes. Surrounded her legs with it, 45 PALLAKSCH, PALLAKSCH her enormous legs. She never stopped this continuous monologue, turned towards the old bitch that followed her everywhere. Both seemed to be tormented by an incessant activity, their mouths constantly open; as soon as night fell, chewing, grinding, kneading food, gulping spectacular amounts of products, hour after hour where they were shut up.

He lives blockhaus that's a stable. On the other side of the camp. Only Bozo and the man with the sword have been able to get into this blockhaus. They're the ones who say it's like a stable. With straw. Tani's had a plan for a long time. Tani's the only one who knows what she wants. But she never told anyone about it. No doubt because she knows, deep down, that, beside herself, no one else cares. Tani wants to leave the projects and work in a circus. Not a circus like the one that came through two years ago, pathetic with a narrow stage and hardly any acts.

Each week she'll go back to Mr. Slavia's. Sometimes she'll go as far as the creek to buy fish. No one will ever know who stoned to death and burned the man-horse. No one wants to know what the children from the projects do with the seagulls. 41 MISS RITA THEY CALLED her Rita. Like her bitch. After all, it only took her several years to get to this point. This dump. Something carnivorous in her jaw had always kept men away. Circumstances had done the rest. Today, she spends part of her days stretched out on a bed in a sort of hut.

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