Growth of the Soil

Growth of the Soil

Buy Paperback Buy eBook Review from a Transgressive Fiction Fan Despite the fact that this book won Hamsun a Nobel Prize in Literature, it is often Hamsun’s most misunderstood novel. Not much seems to happen in the 400+ pages of Isak (a mysterious, near god-like...
Pan

Pan

Buy Paperback Buy eBook Review from a Transgressive Fiction Fan A beautifully written novel detailing the collision of the natural world and the civilized world over a period of a few seasons in the forests of Norway. Hamsun’s prose is at times poetic and...
Hunger

Hunger

Buy Paperback Buy eBook Review from a Transgressive Fiction Fan Very reminiscent of a couple of books I have already read, including Orwell’s “Down and Out in Paris and London.” Very dire account of a starving writer trying to find work and food at...
Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920 “for his monumental work,¬†Growth of the Soil”. He insisted that the intricacies of the human mind ought to be the main object of modern literature, to describe the “whisper of the blood, and the pleading...