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Mysteries

Hamsun, Knut, 1859-19521992
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Described as one of the half-dozen truly great novels of the 20th century, Mysteries focuses on a strange young man who arrives to spend the summer in a small Norwegian coastal town. His curse brings trouble for the residents.This is a classic of European literature, one of the seminal novels of the twentieth century. It is the story of Johan Nagel, a strange young man who arrives to spend a summer in a small Norwegian coastal town. His presence acts as a catalyst for the hidden impulses, concealed thoughts and darker instincts of the local people. Cursed with the ability to understand the human soul, especially his own, Nagel can foresee, but cannot prevent, his own self-destruction.
Main title:
Mysteries / Knut Hamsun ; newly translated from the Norwegian by Gerry Bothmer.
Imprint:
London : Souvenir Press, 1992.
Collation:
340 p ; 20 cm.
Notes:
"A Condor book".Formerly CIP.Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971. First issued by Souvenir Press in 1973.Translation of: Mysterier.
ISBN:
97802856472999780285647299 (hbk)
Dewey class:
823.91G
Language:
English
Added title:
BRN:
2092367
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