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First published in 1890, this is a new edition of the major modernist novel from the Nobel prize winner. A compelling trip into the mind of a young writer driven by starvation to the extremes of madness and despair. Thomas Mann, Ernest Hemingway, Samuel Beckett and James Kelman are just some of the writers obviously influenced by and indebted to Hamsun.
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The Nobel Prize-winning author Knut Hamsun's Hunger, an influential work of twentieth-century modern literature, is now a CanonAbout the Author:
Knut Hamsun was born in Norway in 1859. Hunger was his first novel. He went on to write many works of fiction, including Mysteries, Pan and Victoria. He died in 1952, and since then a growing number of readers have been drawn to his work for its extraordinary qualities of insight and imagination. Sverre Lyngstad has translated a number of Knut Hamun's novels. He is the recipient of several awards and honours, including the St Olav Medal and the Knight's Cross, First Class, of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit. He died in 2011. Jo Nesbo is a musician, songwriter, economist and author. His first crime novel featuring Harry Hole was published in Norway in 1997 and was an instant hit, winning the Glass Key Award for best Nordic crime novel (an accolade shared with Peter Hoeg, Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson).
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Book Description Rebel Inc, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0862416256
Book Description Rebel Inc, 2002. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 0862416256