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Hunger

Author: Knut Hamsun
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in Oslo, this title offers a journey into the mind of a young writer who is driven by starvation to constantly fluctuating extremes of euphoria and despair. It is a study of the psychological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Knut Hamsun
ISBN: 9781841958194 1841958190
OCLC Number: 69732953
Language Note: Translated from the Norwegian.
Notes: Translated from the Norwegian.
Description: xviii, 253 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Knut Hamsun ; translated by Sverre Lyngstad ; with an introduction by Paul Auster.

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"Hunger is the crux of Hamsun's claims to mastery. This is the classic novel of humiliation, even beyond Dostoevsky." Observer "One of the most disturbing novels in existence" Time Out "Hunger was Read more...

 
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