Norse of Nature
Knut Hamsun was one of the master spirits of modern literature
Growth of the Soil
by Knut Hamsun
$12.45 List Price
Twenty-seven years separate the publication of Knut Hamsun's Hunger, in 1890, and that of his mature masterwork, Growth of the Soil, in 1917. Hunger, his first novel (he was thirty-one), captured the manic pitch of his long years of living on the brink, in his native Norway as well as in America, where he worked as a manual laborer, served as a streetcar conductor, and, as the well-known story goes, rode halfway across
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