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this is my favorite knut hamsun book. it's raw, real, and everything else that makes a book good. it's an easy read, and i finished it in a day or two. Read morePublished on Jan. 16 2008 by T. Bigney
Avoiding all the obvious comments about Hamsun's fascist (for fascist read Nazi) sympathies and his importance in an historical literary context etc. Read morePublished on May 20 2004 by marty mcfly
A butchering, if I may say so, of an outstanding work. Do yourself a favor and pick up the Sverre Lyngstad translation published by Penguin!!!Published on March 27 2004 by Weltschmerz
Here we have a classic Norwegian tale of a literally starving writer in 1890's Oslo (Christiana) who somehow often keeps his humor while at times going for as long as three days... Read morePublished on Feb. 8 2004 by Hans Castorp
Hunger is a haunting book in many ways, and I was immediately drawing comparisons to other recent novels I've read including, Post Office by Charles Bukowski, The Losers' Club by... Read morePublished on Jan. 4 2004
This book by Knut Hamsun makes my Top Five favorite books. I picked up this book only because I heard that he had influenced writers like Kafka and Camus which I admire greatly. Read morePublished on Oct. 14 2003 by David Vidaurre
Some of the most courageous, liveliest and wittiest comment on social life that has ever been written.Published on Oct. 13 2003
This is the first and only novel that I have read by Hamsun thus far, but it wont be my last. I had owned this book for quite some time before one day recently I finally pulled it... Read morePublished on Sept. 10 2003
There are a lot of writers that get propelled to classic status and the modern reader is left to ponder why. Read morePublished on Aug. 11 2003