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Author: Knut Hamsun
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Set in the ostensible location of Kristiania (Oslo), this is a compelling trip into the mind of a young writer driven by starvation to fluctuating extremes of euphoria and despair. The narrator is forever on the verge of madness and suicide.

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Genre/Form: Psychological 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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Disturbing and difficult as this nightmarish novel is, it is a work of imaginative brilliance that resonates in our own day. * * Herald * * An excellent new translation . . . this Hunger deserves Read more...

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