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Growth of the Soil.

Author: Knut Hamsun
Publisher: London : Souvenir Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Growth of the Soil is a classic of European literature, one of the seminal novels of the twentieth century. It is the story of Isak, a worker of the land, with its roots in man's deepest myths about the struggle to cultivate the land and make it fertile. The novel moves at the pace of the passing seasons, and with the growth of the crops, on which the characters' lives depend. Hamsun's themes of individual freedom,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hamsun, Knut.
Growth of the Soil.
London : Souvenir Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Knut Hamsun
ISBN: 9780285639997 0285639994
OCLC Number: 781613619
Description: 1 online resource (512 pages)

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A grand, sweeping saga of sacrifice and struggle by a Nobel Laureate, this tale recaptures the world of Norwegian homesteaders at the turn of the 20th century.  Read more...

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"One of the great writers of this century... Hamsun's novels have the simplicity of total self-possession." -- Sunday Times * . *

 
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