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Growth of the Soil - Knut Hamsun
Growth of the Soil
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The story of an elemental existence in rural Norway.
The story of an elemental existence in rural Norway.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780394717814 (0394717813)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
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4.0 Growth of the Soil
Very different from his novel Hunger, here Hamsun has written a sweeping story of one man's accomplishments as a homesteader in northern Norway near the border with Sweden.Isak, a young and very strong man, with no fear of work, goes looking for a good place to settle. He walks and walks, looking fo...
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5.0 Growth of the Soil
IntroductionSuggestions for Further Reading--Growth of the SoilExplanatory NotesTextual Notes
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Nutty NUUT readTo find Project Gutenberg provides:http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/10984Translated from the Norwegian by W.W. WORSTER[ORIGINAL TITLE "MARKENS GRĂ˜DE"]The long, long road over the moors and up into the forest--who trod it into being first of all? Man, a human being, the first that came ...
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The Growth of the Soil is about Isak and the work on his land in the wilds. Over time, he grows more prosperous, there are more people and more technology, but Isak never deviates from his work. He never lets anything change him. There isn't much that really happens, but the book solidifies the mess...
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