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Knut Hamsun
Birth date: August 04, 1859
Died: February 19, 1952
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Calyre
Calyre rated it 6 months ago
Le pauvre intelligent était un observateur bien plus fin que le riche intelligent. Le pauvre regarde autour de lui à chaque pas qu'il fait, il écoute soupçonneusement chaque mot qu'il entend dire aux gens qu'il rencontre. Chacun des pas qu'il fait impose de la sorte à ses pensées et ses sentiments u...
Reader! Reader!
Reader! Reader! rated it 4 years ago
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...
Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it 4 years ago
DNFed at 50%.If only I didn't know what happened at the ending... until then it's a story of an impoverished man, a classic struggling artist, wandering in the streets with hunger. Felt very Tropic of Cancer at first, but unlike Miller, the protagonist blames God for all his misery. It is less obsce...
Reader! Reader!
Reader! Reader! rated it 5 years ago
I picked this book up for a goodreads group read—and, honestly, only because it was on the 1001 books list. And I am so glad I did. Originally published in 1890 in Norway, it doesn't feel dated or culturally "different" (to boring American me). It feels like it could be happening now, to the man t...
Edward
Edward rated it 5 years ago
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