A Time for Everything

A Time for Everything

Karl Ove Knausgaard


within the 16th century, Antinous Bellori, a boy of 11, is misplaced in a gloomy woodland and stumbles upon gleaming beings, one wearing a spear, the opposite a flaming torch … This occasion is decisive in Bellori’s lifestyles, 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 variations; Lot’s disgrace in Sodom; Noah’s isolation earlier than 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 demonstrate of storytelling at its majestic, spellbinding most sensible. Incorporating and difficult culture, legend, and the Apocrypha, those penetrating glimpses chance chilling questions: can the character of the divine endure switch, and will the immortal perish?

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