Spring reads more like part of the My Struggle series; with the actual events happening over a brief period of time, Knausgaard weaves in memories, thoughts, and observations to create a complex narrative. This time, however, the story is more personal and emotionally nuanced, and one that his daughter will be unable to understand until many years later.
Black Panther ticks all the boxes of what a conventional superhero movie should be, but it is so much more than that. It is one of the most highly anticipated films of the year, and has already set a record for the highest advance sales of any Marvel movie.
There are two books at the centre of this story: the first is Marcel Proust’s seven-volume masterpiece À la Recherche du Temps Perdu. Here’s what I know about it: it’s apparently a huge undertaking to read, and also one of the most acclaimed literary works of last century. The second work that comes into play is Haruki Murakami’s 1Q84.