Book List in Order: 19 titles


  • The third generation now guides the destiny of Jensen's great store in Segelfoss. Originally founded by one Per Jensen, dubbed Per paa Bua, it continued under the direction of his son Theodore, also paa Bua, who traded far and wide, stood forth as a ...



  • Nobel Prize-winning author Knut Hamsun is at his best in this early novel, reprinted from the Sun & Moon edition. This popular book, described as an important transitional work in Hamsun’s career, received rave reviews upon its original English-lan...



  • Featuring an iconoclastic hero who refuses to accept the standards of his society, this novel is one of the Nobel Prize–winner’s greatest works. The only son of a miserly lighthouse-keeper and an alcoholic mother, Abel grows up in a remote Norwe...



  • These 20 short stories are fascinating companions to Hamsun€™s classic novels and contain echoes of the greater works he would later write and for which he was ultimately awarded the Nobel Prize. Alive with humor, melancholy, tenderness, and ...



  • Published in Norway in 1912, The Last Joy (Den Siste Glaede) appears at an important transition point in Hamsun’s career, as he moved any from his intense observations of individual characters to focus on a broader canvas of small town and farm lif...



  • Related to and sometimes paired with Hamsun's Under the Autumn Stars, this beautifully lyric fiction picks up with the same characters as the other book, but is set in time six years later. The central character of the former novel, Knut Pedersen (Ha...



  • Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Originally published in 1890, this classic of modern literature follows an impoverished Norwegian writer through the streets of Christiania (now Olso) as he struggles on the edge of starvation. Existing on wha...



  • The midnight sun illumines more than fishing and fjords in this remote northern Norwegian village. In fact, half-baked schemes and hilarity abound. Big Ove Rolandsen, telegraph operator, mad scientist, and local Casanova, trades wits, fists, and kiss...



  • In a Norwegian coastal town, society''s carefully woven threads begin to unravel when an unsettling stranger named Johan Nagel arrives. With an often brutal insight into human nature, Nagel draws out the townsfolk, exposing their darkest instincts an...







  • In this Norwegian saga of restlessness, Hamsun presents young Edevart, a headstrong boy ill at ease with books, but fiercely self-determined and eager to escape his poor village of Polden. He becomes a close friend of August, a man-orphan, rootless, ...



  • The epic novel of man and nature that won its author the Nobel Prize in Literature, in the first new English translation in more than ninety years A Penguin Classic When it was first published in 1917, Growth of the Soil was immediately rec...



  • Gossip and suspicions concerning the citizens of a small Norwegian coastal town center on Oliver Andersen, his wife, and the large family they raise despite his having been flattened by a barrel of whale oil...



  • The Nobel Prize winner's poetic, psychologically intense portrayal of love's predicament in a class-bound society Set in a coastal village of late nineteenth-century Norway, Victoria follows two lovers whose yearnings are as powerful as the circ...



  • Hamsun's portrait of a man rejecting the claims of bourgeois society for a Rousseauian embrace of Nature and Eros, in a remarkable new translation."The work contains a harmony found only in the highest types of poetry; it is actually poetry set in pr...



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