Growth of the Soil

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Penguin, Sep 25, 2007 - Fiction - 352 pages
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The story of an elemental existence in rural Norway.
 

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User Review  - amerynth - LibraryThing

I thoroughly enjoyed Knut Hamsun's "Growth of the Soil." This Norwegian novel is the story of an "everyman" named Isak, who carves a farm out of an empty forested landscape. As the years progress, so ... Read full review

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Not without questionable aspects (or author), but a beguiling read nonetheless. Read full review

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Knut Hamsun (1859-1952) was a Norwegian author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature whose best-known worsk include "Hunger", "Pan", and "Growth of the Soil".

Lungstad is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at New Jersey Institure of Technology.

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