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Product Details
Price
$19.99
Publisher
Tough Poets Press
Publish Date
Pages
190
Dimensions
5.83 X 8.27 X 0.48 inches | 0.47 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9798218269876

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About the Author
Knut Hamsun, a towering figure in Norwegian literature, is celebrated for his profound insights into the human condition and the complexities of rural life, as exemplified in his masterpiece "Growth of the Soil." With an unparalleled ability to capture the essence of the Norwegian landscape and the rhythms of rural existence, Hamsun crafts a narrative that transcends mere storytelling to become a poignant exploration of human nature and society. In "Growth of the Soil," Hamsun traces the life of Isak, a pioneering farmer, as he grapples with the challenges of taming the wilderness and building a life from the soil. Through vivid prose and richly drawn characters, Hamsun illuminates the interconnectedness of humanity and the natural world, offering profound insights into the bonds that tie us to the land and to each other. Hamsun's novel is more than a tale of agrarian life; it is a meditation on the timeless themes of identity, community, and the search for meaning in a rapidly changing world. Through his masterful storytelling, Hamsun invites readers to contemplate the fundamental aspects of human existence and the enduring power of the land to shape our lives and our destinies.