Growth of the Soil

By: Knut Hamsun
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Growth of the Soil" by Knut Hamsun is a profound literary masterpiece that defies easy categorization, blending elements of rural realism, philosophical exploration, and social commentary. Set against the backdrop of the Norwegian wilderness, Hamsun's novel follows the life of Isak, a pioneer farmer, as he struggles to carve out a living from the untamed land. Through vivid descriptions and lyrical prose, Hamsun captures the harsh beauty of the natural landscape and the rhythms of rural life, immersing readers in a world of toil, hardship, and perseverance. As Isak contends with the challenges of farming and the complexities of human relationships, Hamsun delves into profound themes of self-sufficiency, community, and the search for meaning in a rapidly changing world. "Growth of the Soil" is more than just a novel about farming; it is a meditation on the human condition and the enduring bond between humanity and the land. With its richly drawn characters and evocative depiction of rural Norway, Hamsun's masterpiece continues to resonate with readers, offering a timeless exploration of the universal struggles and triumphs of the human spirit.

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Knut Hamsun

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.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 342 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362209918
  • ISBN-13: 9789362209917
  • Item Weight: 513g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 18.9mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / General