Publish date: September 1st 1998
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
, Nobel Prize
, Scandinavian Literature
The novel is a harmonious appreciaton of nature by a man in love with the wrong girl. Well, I've added the last three words, probably you will not find them in a strandard description of the plot. A pure personal opinion. And I've not even been right and clear: the protagonist has always loved the n...
bookshelves: gutenberg-project, e-book, autumn-2012, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, library-in-norway, nobel-laureate, published-1894, 3m-bookshelf-challenge, dog-steals-the-show Read from October 16 to 17, 2012 http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/7214Translated by by W. W. WorsterWith an Introduc...
Since there are so many reviews of this book I shall record merely that when I first read this book in college, I was not prepared to appreciate its beautiful strangeness. Hamsun mixes together provincial mundanity in northernmost Norway, Nature mysteries, the pettiness, vindictiveness and hurtfulne...
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/7214Translated by by W. W. WorsterWith an Introduction by Edwin BjörkmanOpening: These last few days I have been thinking and thinking of the Nordland summer, with its endless day. Sitting here thinking of that, and of a hut I lived in, and of the woods behind the hut...
Magical, melancholic, perhaps Hamsun's finest.
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