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Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun (1859-1952) was a Norwegian novelist, poet, and playwright. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. He is the author of books including Hunger and Mysteries.

Knut Hamsun

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Hunger
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Hunger

FSG Classics

Knut Hamsun; Translated from the Norwegian and with an afterword by Robert Bly; Introduction by Paul Auster
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A true classic of modern literature that has been described as "one of the most disturbing novels in existence" (Time Out), Hunger is the story of a Norwegian artist who wanders the...

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Mysteries
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Mysteries

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Knut Hamsun; Introduction by Sven Birkerts; Afterword by Isaac Bashevis Singer / Translated from the Norwegian by Gerry Bothmer
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In a Norwegian coastal town, society's carefully woven threads begin to unravel when an unsettling stranger named Johan Nagel arrives. With an often brutal insight into human nature, Nagel draws...

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Wayfarers
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Wayfarers

Knut Hamsun; Translated from the Norwegian by James McFarlane
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In this Norwegian saga of restlessness, Hamsun presents young Edevart, a headstrong boy ill at ease with books, but fiercely self-determined and eager to escape his poor village of Polden. He becomes...

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Pan

Knut Hamsun; Translated from the Norwegian by James W. McFarlane
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Hamsun's portrait of a man rejecting the claims of bourgeois society for a Rousseauian embrace of Nature and Eros, in a remarkable new translation.
"The work contains a harmony found only in...

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