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Knut Hamsun (1859–1952)

Norwegian novelist Knut Hamsun was born to a poor family and sent to live with an uncle, a commercial fisherman. He grew up without any formal schooling. Hamsun left Norway for the U.S. twice: once in 1882, and again in 1886. Each time he stayed in the U.S. for two years, holding various jobs including farmhand and Chicago streetcar conductor. He ... See full bio »


(age 92) in Nørholm, Norway

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 2013/I Victoria (novel)
 2007 Fluen (Short) (story)
 2001/I Hunger (novel)
 1997 Twilight of the Ice Nymphs (novel "Pan" - uncredited)
 1997 An Air So Pure (novel "Siste kapitel")
 1995 Pan (novel)
 1993 The Telegraphist (novel "Sværmere")
 1990 Landstrykere (novel)
 1988 Viktoriya (novel "Viktoria")
 1979 Victoria (novel "Viktoria")
 1978 Mysteries (novel "Mysterier")
 1975 Benoni & Rosa (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... (novel)
 1975 Ice Age (diary "Overgrown Paths")
 1969 Vom Teufel geholt (TV Movie) (play)
 1966 Hunger (novel)
 1965 Das letzte Kapitel (TV Movie) (novel)
 1962 Kort är sommaren (novel "Pan")
 1961 The Last Chapter (novel "Siste kapitel")
 1957 Viktoria (TV Movie) (novel)
 1937 Pan (novel)
 1935 Viktoria (novel "Viktoria")
 1923 Iron Wills (novel "Sværmere")
 1922 Pan (novel)
 1922 Poslední radost (novel "The Last Joy")
 1921 Markens grøde (novel)
 1917 Viktoriya (novel "Viktoria")
 1916 Rabi lyubvi (stories)

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